Module Nine: Incorporating Academic Resources for K-12

Authenticating Information

The Five Ws of Cyberspace

How to Authentic Information in Wikipedia,

Interactive Tutorial Video on How to Evaluate a Website,

Media Awareness Network: Authenticating Information for Teachers,


Using the Internet,

Reference -
The free version of Encyclopedia Britannica. -
Online versions of almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and atlases -
A large collection of websites that will help with any quick reference question.  Find ZIP codes, weather forecasts, word definitions, news headlines, biographies and more.

Academic Resources

Better Book Reports - 25 Ideas! -
This collection from Education World will give you some innovative ideas for presenting a book report.

High School Ace-
A free interactive online learning center for high school students. 

More Ideas Than You'll Ever Use for Book Reports -
Three different lists of book report ideas.

Mrs. C's High School Club,

SparkNotes -
Plot summaries and study questions for classic works literature.  Assistance with homework in chemistry, physics, mathematics, astronomy, history, etc.

Student Guide from -
Get science fairs tips and ideas, help with homework, puzzles and brainteasers, and online tutorials on subjects