[Library Media] Website Evaluation

Karen Larson Karen.Larson at slcschools.org
Thu Oct 23 12:13:02 MDT 2014

This is what I used for my 6-8 grade classes regarding Wikipedia-

Amelia Bedelia hoax

http://www.dailydot.com/lol/amelia-bedelia-wikipedia-hoax/ (not for kids, just background)

Karen Larson

Open Classroom

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Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:44 AM
To: Sherry Paxton
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Subject: Re: [Library Media] Website Evaluation

Dihydrogen monoxide is a great hoax because they even have some university sites devoted to it.

On Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 10:41 AM, Sherry Paxton <sherry.paxton at millardk12.org<mailto:sherry.paxton at millardk12.org>> wrote:
Do any of you have great hoax websites to help teach website information evaluation?  I have used the "Northwest Tree Octopus" and the "Tinfoil Beanies".  I have also used the Genome Test where they put their thumbs on the computer to be tested.  I am looking for a new site for juniors and seniors.
Thank you,
Sherry Paxton

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