Here's the agenda:
1) WARM UP: cool math games
1) WARM UP: Scrible
-What is Scrible?
-How could it help you?
a) Who created this website? How do you know they can be trusted? Do they have training, professional skill, or expertise to provide this information? Do they cite their sources? If so, provide 2 examples of sources they used.
b) What information does this site provide? Why was it created? Do they provide you with enough information? What did you learn from this site? What could others learn about this site?
c) Is this information up to date? How do you know? Are these real numbers and facts? Do they match reality? How do we know they are real and on target?
d) Can you find what you need at this site relatively quickly or is it loaded down with graphics and elements, which prolong your visit and your searching unnecessarily? Is the information laid out in a logical fashion so that you can easily locate what you need without wandering around and wasting time?
Out of the 3 websites you evaluated, which site could one of your teachers use to improve your learning and the learning of your classmates? (Learning Log)
3) DENVER PUBLIC LIBRARY (http://teens.denverlibrary.org/)
-Name three new events happening at the teen library
-Explain three events you would be interested in participating in.
-How do you go about signing up for these events?
Objective: SWBAT demonstrate their understanding of website evaluation by
completing the content, authority, reliability, and design form AAPOAL.