Teach Students to Search with Google. Comparing sources: wikipedia, textbooks, primary. I posted this yesterday on Google+ and it seems to have been well-received so I thought I'd share it again.
In February of 2010 I designed a short activity for my students to compare textbooks, Wikipedia, and primary source documents on a given topic. Next week my students will be doing this activity with a slight modification to match where we are in the curriculum right now. From February 2010. A couple of weeks ago I sent out a Tweet that my students were working on a comparison of Wikipedia articles to articles in their textbooks. Judging by the reTweets and replies to my message, a lot of people were interested in the activity. 8 Online Libraries For Students, Teachers, And Researchers. Have you grown tired asking Google to find eBooks for you?
Then why not directly go to online libraries with thousands and millions of collections entirely focused for books? That’s the reason why I gathered the 8 best online libraries that students, teachers, and researches can use freely.