Internet Skills

Internet Skills


The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children sponsors this site which teaches children about the dangers of the Internet and Internet Safety.

Copyright-Friendly Toolkit

Creative Commons is explained. Fair Use and copyright are all explained and links to help understand how to respect intellectual property laws in this digital world.

Critical-Evaluation Lesson

Evaluating websites on the Internet.

Safety Land

Play games to see how to stay safe while on the Internet.

Safe Online Surfing

Play games to see how to stay safe while on the Internet - by grade level.

Evaluating Internet Resources

This website gives students clues about what to look for when using the Internet. Students are given criteria for evaluating websites.

Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Sites

This site offers a checklist for students to use when looking for resources on the Internet.

Finding Information on the Internet

This site offers tutorials that describe the worldwide web, how to search the web, and different types of search tools. There is also a detailed chart that compares 3 search engines to help you decide which one fits your needs. This site is for older students.

Copyright Issues Hunt

This is an online scavenger hunt that covers the topic of copyright. Questions regarding copyright situations are asked. There are links to follow to find the correct answers to these questions. There is a PDF version of the hunt so students could write out notes or answers. A slide show on copyright and fair use is also available along with an online quiz.

Must-Have Search Tips

This is a tutorial on how to conduct an effective web search. Tips on how to narrow a search, use the URL to find the information, and look for pages that are similar are explained. 

The Spider's Apprentice

This site helps guide your search on the Internet. The section of how a search engine works gives tips on improving a search through the use of Boolean operators. Also explained is how search results are ranked.

This document was last modified 04/06/2022