Fourteen years after writing Teaching Zack to Think
, there is still no Internet skill more critical than Web literacy. However, simply teaching students to be able to search for and validate information is not enough. The ever-growing amount of information on the Web and the immediate access to experts and peers from around the world create great opportunities for thoughtfully organizing and expanding upon learning.
Alan November and Brian Mull have recently written an article titled Why More Schools Aren’t Teaching Web Literacy—and How They Can Start, which now appears on the eSchool News site and discusses a three-part framework for making sure students are Internet savvy.
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