Free eBook, resource guide, Wiki, and more Critical Thinking educational resources announced.
This week atÂ the International Society for Technology in Educationâ€™s (ISTE) annual conference, Microsoft announcedÂ that they have worked with the ISTE and Howard Rheingold and created a various materials and a curriculum that helps to teach kids how to evaluate information found online. This knowledge isÂ becoming a critical part of the basic Internet literacy that kids should learnÂ at a young age, to help them avoidÂ the tendencyÂ to simply copy information fromÂ the Web.
Among the resources announced are the following:
- AnÂ educatorâ€™s resource guide that gives an in-depth view into how use the curriculum they've developed.
- A free eBookÂ with many resources and information that can be easily applied in the classroom.
- Rheingold's Critical Thinking Wiki andÂ Critical Thinking Discussion Group.
These resources are great examples of the ever growing wealth of free useful technology resources on today's Internet. Click on through and have a look!
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