Finding & Evaluating Information
Learn the techniques to critically evaluate reliable information.
Back in the day, we only had highlighters and pens to make notes for ourselves in text. Now with digital annotation tools we can comment on anything on the web with others. Learn how to incorporate digital annotation into your classroom teaching.
|Learn about web annotation||Reflect on the many applications of web annotation|
|Learn how web annotation is used for personal note-taking, group discussion and public commentary||Explore the various applications of web annotation for artistic expression, civic discourse and conversation.|
|Practice individual and group web annotation||Digitally annotate and curate resources for a research project|
|Practice using the tool Hypothes.is to annotate yourself and with others.||Research a topic online, annotate your resources, and share your results with other educators.|
We offer a collection of free, hands-on professional learning opportunities focused on Digital Media. Educators can build skills in digital storytelling, data visualization, and critical media use to support all curriculum areas. These skills allow educators to facilitate learning environments where their students can create digital content, develop their communication and technology skills, and engage in deeper learning that encourages critical thinking.