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Resources for teaching website evaluation
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EasyBib Website Evaluation Tool

Just plug in the web address and a sidebar pops-up on the right side of the web site you want to evaluate, leading you step-by-step in a self-evaluation of the website according to criteria such as author purpose, accuracy, relevance, etc.

Evaluation Forms

Lesson Plans


  • CRAAP - California State University, Chico
    The CRAAP (Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, Purpose) as designed by California State University, Chico.
  • CRAAP - Gettysburg College
    CRAAP method revised by Gettysburg College.
  • CRAAP Rubric - Burnaby North Library
    This Edutopia article briefly outlines four thirty-minute sessions to teach 4th and 5th graders how to evaluate websites using the WWWDOT framework (Who wrote it and what credentials do they have? Why was it written? When was it written or updated? Does it help meet my needs?Organization of site; To-do list for the future)

Books to Teach Website Evaluation

"Hunter and Carmen disagree whether George Washington really had wooden teeth, and Mrs. Skorupski encourages them to research the story on the internet and use her Website Evaluation Gizmo to evaluate websites and come up with the correct answer." - Perma-Bound annotation.




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