Saturday, April 20, 2013

Program helps educators, students filter online searches, content - courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief

Research and nonfiction text are two of the areas the CCSS addresses in depth.  Here is a tool that addresses teachers', students', and parents' concerns regarding the quality of information students access online.  Enjoy:}
Type any search terms into Google and what appears may be right on the mark or wholly inappropriate -- especially for students using the search engine to complete school assignments. Enter netTrekker Search, a program that connects teachers and students with material found online that has been reviewed by education experts. Officials in Houston said they relied on the program when transitioning to a digital curricula. T.H.E. Journal (4/16)

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