Category: High School

Is Wikipedia Reliable?

Is Wikipedia a reliable source of information? Being a wiki, Wikipedia’s content can be modified by anybody. How can we trust it? But it is considered the largest encyclopedia on the Internet. How can we ignore it?

You should have already read these two articles:

  • Evaluating Internet Research Sources: http://www.virtualsalt.com/evalu8it.htm
  • Critically Analyzing Information Sources: http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/skill26.htm

Write a blog post discussing your views on whether or not Wikipedia is a reliable source of information.… [Continue Reading]

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Working with Categories, Tags, & Links

I’ve prepared a short screencast on how to work with categories, tags, and links on your blogs as we discussed in class. Follow the instructions and remember to complete the following:

  • each post should be in at least 2 categories
  • each post should have at least 3 tags
  • add at least 8 links to your blog roll

If you have any questions, drop them in the comments below for others to benefit from when I answer, or email me directly: naktouf@acsamman.edu.jo

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Convincing Connections

Voice your opinion on technology at ACS, and use your blog as the medium. I’ve heard many students complain about many issues this year. Put your thoughts on one of the topics in writing, and backup your opinion with solid facts, statistics, experts’ studies, videos, images, and anything else you can find to make a convincing connection between technology regulations at our school and the real world.… [Continue Reading]

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