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TrackStar : Home. ABC online education. Cool Australia - Learn For Life. NASA & TRAPPIST-1: A Treasure Trove of Planets Found. Pixar in a Box. Everything you need to know to read "Frankenstein" - Iseult Gillespie. In the eighteenth century, a young pregnant girl who had recently eloped with an older married man sat down to write one of the greatest literary masterpieces.

Everything you need to know to read "Frankenstein" - Iseult Gillespie

Smart, daring and dogged by tragedy, Mary Shelley is a fascinating figure (particularly in an era dominated by men). Learn more about the author at “Mary Shelley Lived a Life as Dark as her Books.”To learn more about Mary’s subversive genealogy check out this article on her mother, the “mother of feminism” In Frankenstein, different strands of thought about art, myth science and family are woven together.

Identifying Fake News: An Infographic and Educator Resources - EasyBib Blog. We recently posted, “10 Ways to Spot a Fake News Article,” which highlighted key items to look for on a website when determining its credibility.

Identifying Fake News: An Infographic and Educator Resources - EasyBib Blog

The infographic found here summarizes the content from the blog post and students can use it as a guide when using news sources in research. Post, print, or share it with your students or others! Looking for other resources related to website credibility? 10 Ways to Spot a Fake News Article - EasyBib Blog. For many of us, 2016 is going down as a year to forget.

10 Ways to Spot a Fake News Article - EasyBib Blog

Election upsets, Zika, the Syrian crisis, and unfortunately tons of fake news about all of the above and everything in between. Denzel Washington was recently quoted as saying, “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you do read the newspaper, you’re misinformed.” So what should you do? You want to be informed, but a good deal of the information out there is incorrect or biased. 1. Links and citations allow us to easily access, read, and explore more about the information found in the article. Many big name news sites, such as CNN, do not include links or citations, but other sites do. Fake news. It's complicated. - First Draft News.

By now we’ve all agreed the term “fake news” is unhelpful, but without an alternative, we’re left awkwardly using air quotes whenever we utter the phrase.

Fake news. It's complicated. - First Draft News

The reason we’re struggling with a replacement is because this is about more than news, it’s about the entire information ecosystem. And the term fake doesn’t begin to describe the complexity of the different types of misinformation (the inadvertent sharing of false information) and disinformation (the deliberate creation and sharing of information known to be false). To understand the current information ecosystem, we need to break down three elements: The different types of content that are being created and sharedThe motivations of those who create this contentThe ways this content is being disseminated This matters. This is far more worrying than fake news sites created by profit driven Macedonian teenagers. KS2 Book Topic: The Arrival. If you’re looking for a book to inspire creative writing and artwork with upper KS2 children, then why not try The Arrivalby Australian illustrator, Shaun Tan?

KS2 Book Topic: The Arrival

This wordless picture book invites readers to explore a strange new world in the company of a migrant who must leave his family and everything he’s ever known to make the long and difficult journey to another land. Here, everything is different: language, buildings, customs, food – even the pets seem alien. Seeing this world through the traveller’s eyes, we are as confused as he is. But the city’s inhabitants have their own stories to tell and everyone helps out.

SA8836 Springboards to Philanthropy 1. The Universal Classroom. Allenandunwin. 44 Things That Are All About Dewey (The Dewey Decimal System, That Is) Kids Click for Dewey Let's Do Dewey Let's Do the DDC- OCLC's interactive site Library Skills Game Match the Author With the Correct Call Number Order in the Library- excellent shelving game which has many levels of play; can be used for any age level Quiz MeStudy Stack- matching gameLESSON PLANSDewey Bingo- MS Publisher document.

44 Things That Are All About Dewey (The Dewey Decimal System, That Is)

Allenandunwin. The evolution of the book - Julie Dreyfuss. Prior to the release of the Amazon Kindle in November 2007, Stephen Levy commented in his Newsweek article, “Amazon: Reinventing the Book,” on the concept of the book as an invention.

The evolution of the book - Julie Dreyfuss

Quoting Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos directly, Levy writes that “‘books are the last bastion of analog.” This phrasing suggests the book as a set of definable qualities that can be manipulated, redefined, and commodified. Allenandunwin. The controversial origins of the Encyclopedia - Addison Anderson. Check out the Encyclopedia of Diderot and d’Alembert as translated from French!

The controversial origins of the Encyclopedia - Addison Anderson

Try a search on any topic and see what comes up. Interested in participating in its translation even further? Click here and get involved. The poet who painted with his words - Geneviève Emy. Want a few more details about Guillaume Apollinaire?

The poet who painted with his words - Geneviève Emy

Visit this site. Apollinaire concluded his famous Paris lecture [in French] by saying, “Poets will mechanize (computerize) poetry one day, just like other things in the world have been mechanized. They will provide a completely new lyricism driven by the motion now taking place with the phonograph and cinema. This poetry is now in its infancy. But watch out, it will soon speak for itself, and a new spirit will fill the universe and manifest itself in the field of letters and art, and in everything that is known.” Did you know that one of Apollinaire’s most famous works, Lettre Océan, is a part of Poems Of Peace and War which constitutes the first part of Calligrammes? Allenandunwin. Mapping the Library. Brief Description In this activity, students compare their school library with another library (or libraries) -- your town library, for example, or a virtual library -- and identify their most important features.

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