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Texting and Education: What Teachers Are Saying About Kids Who Text

by Barbara J. Feldman February 5, 2010

There is a phenomenon that has loomed over education and parenthood for the past several years. This cultural activity is texting-a favorite and seemingly instinctive activity for teens. Both parents and teachers have felt like texting will destroy proper English and was a distraction from serious learning. In addition some physicians and psychiatrists fear that […]

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Why You Should Evaluate Information

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

Finding and evaluating information are two of the main steps in doing research. Of course, finding the information is one thing, but how can you determine if it is good information? Everyone will have a different opinion on what is considered good information. The best way to evaluate information is to make a list of […]

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Tips for Evaluating Internet Information

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

Anyone can publish information on the Internet. Most of the information on the Internet is not reviewed or “filtered.” Unlike books, magazines, and videos that pass through an editor, the content of a web page does not have to be approved by anyone before it is made public. Anyone can say anything on the Internet […]

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Tips for Critically Analyzing Information Sources

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

There are several ways in which you can check your sources to determine if the information is valid. If you have a book in your hand, you can do this by opening the back section and checking for the bibliography. On the other hand, the Internet sources cite their bibliography differently. If it is a […]

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Things to Consider When Evaluating Information

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

There are many things to consider when evaluating information that you are reading. How you evaluate information will be different if you are reading material on the Internet or in print. No matter where you are getting information from, make sure to follow these tips when evaluating information to ensure you are getting data from […]

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The Ten ‘C’s’ of Information Evaluation

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

When you are evaluating information, it is always hard to know if you have the right information and if it is coming from a reliable source. The ten “C’s” of information evaluation can help you check your information before you publish or submit any research you may have done. The ten “C’s” of information evaluation […]

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