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Prospecting for Digital Riches

Sadly, search engines are rarely a good tool to employ when looking for learning materials suited to young children. You can waste dozens of hours wandering around through hundreds of sites that are poorly designed, inaccurate and developmentally inappropriate.

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It makes better sense to check out lists of content sites suggested by educators who have some judgment (and time) to separate treasures from garbage.

One example is Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

Another example is KidsClick - a site created by school librarians who have identified child appropriate material by subject heading.!/

You will use these so often in this workshop that you will find the above icons on the bottom of every page.


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