Free eBook, resource guide, Wiki, and more Critical Thinking educational resources announced.
This week at the International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE) annual conference, Microsoft announced 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 is becoming a critical part of the basic Internet literacy that kids should learn at a young age, to help them avoid the tendency to simply copy information from the Web.
Among the resources announced are the following:
- An educator’s resource guide that gives an in-depth view into how use the curriculum they've developed.
- A free eBook with many resources and information that can be easily applied in the classroom.
- Rheingold's Critical Thinking Wiki and 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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