Module Nine: Incorporating Academic Resources for K-12
Resources

Authenticating Information

The Five Ws of Cyberspace http://www.slideshare.net/tbladow/the-5-ws-of-cyberspace

How to Authentic Information in Wikipedia, http://mediasmarts.ca/lessonplan/taming-wild-wiki-lesson

Interactive Tutorial Video on How to Evaluate a Website, http://www.cmschools.org/secondarylibrary/WebsiteEvaluation

Media Awareness Network: Authenticating Information for Teachers, http://kathyschrock.net/4cs/pdf/group2.pdf

Mediasmarts, http://mediasmarts.ca/internet-mobile/authenticating-information

Plagarism.org http://plagarism.org/

Using the Internet, http://gcctech.org/cat20s/using_internet/index.htm

Reference

Britannica.com - http://www.britannica.com
The free version of Encyclopedia Britannica. 

Infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com
Online versions of almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and atlases

RefDesk.com - http://www.refdesk.com
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! - http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson109.shtml
This collection from Education World will give you some innovative ideas for presenting a book report.

High School Ace- http://highschoolace.com/ace/ace.cfm
A free interactive online learning center for high school students. 

More Ideas Than You'll Ever Use for Book Reports - http://www.teachnet.com/lesson/langarts/reading/bookrepts1.html
Three different lists of book report ideas.

Mrs. C's High School Club, http://www.mrscshighschoolclub.org/academic-resources-for-high-school-students/

SparkNotes - http://www.sparknotes.com
Plot summaries and study questions for classic works literature.  Assistance with homework in chemistry, physics, mathematics, astronomy, history, etc.

Student Guide from DiscoveryEducation.com - http://www.discoveryeducation.com/students/index.cfm?campaign=flyout_students
Get science fairs tips and ideas, help with homework, puzzles and brainteasers, and online tutorials on subjects