Designed and created by Linda Joseph, a library media specialist who works with the Columbus, Ohio public school district, CyberBee is a site dedicated to helping young people learn about using the web for research and assisting teachers with the process of using web-based materials in classroom instruction. One nice feature of the site is the Primary Source of the Month, where users can view a primary source (such as a historic postcard), and then answer a number of questions about the source, its origins, and its importance. The research tools section of the site offers helpful information for teachers and students about how to cite electronic sources, how to evaluate the merits of different websites, and about copyright rules on the web. The site is rounded out by a selection of suggestions on how the web can be used in curriculum development, with dedicated sections to different disciplinary approaches, such as those in the fields of language arts, social studies, and mathematics.
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