Tag Archives: Research

Online Libraries

A whole collection of online libraries to assist students in their research.  Avoid Google and go straight to the sources.  More >> Advertisements

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Sweetsearch for Students

Sweetsearch is a search engine for students.  It focuses on providing primary sources for students and also has guides on effective search techniques.  More >>

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Wiki Mind Map

Wiki Mind Map is a resource for visually exploring Wikipedia. Wiki Mind Map is essentially a search engine for Wikipedia articles that uses the Google Wonder Wheel concept. Enter a search term into Wiki Mind Map and it will generate a web … Continue reading

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The Spy Teacher

“Plagiarism is one of academia’s most common problems and a constant concern for teachers. While the Web may have made plagiarism as easy as a few simple clicks, it’s also made detecting plagiarism just as easy. If a student can … Continue reading

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Best History Sites

This history portal is classified generally and then more specifically.  Links are available to a large variety of sites.  More >>

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Teachers.TV

This site has a range of video and classroom resources for English, Maths, ICT and Science.  The video on Web Literacy is especially interesting as it shows that just because students know how to check for authenticity and reliability, doesn’t … Continue reading

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Information Literacy

In a world of information overload, it is vital for students to not only find information but also determine its validity and appropriateness. Our information literacy material demystifies the process of finding and validating online information. These vital skills are … Continue reading

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