Monthly Archives: August 2013

Searching for information on the internet

I was very surprised at how little overlap there was between Yahoo and Google in the search results.  I think the information on Google Advanced Search is really worthwhile and worth sharing, particularly for the staff and senior students.  iSeek … Continue reading

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Website evaluation

This week we have considered aspects of website evaluation.  There are a range of models for website evaluation for both students and teachers.  Aspects to consider include: Educational Quality: the readability or language level of the site, whether the site … Continue reading

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‘Reference’ material

As a child, I remember using the World Book encyclopaedias as a starting point for many school projects. Encyclopaedias, atlases, specialist dictionaries (such as the dictionary of musical terms) and other reference books helped to give you some sort of … Continue reading

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