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Dynasty News Hour: Websites

CART - Evaluate Your Websites

CART is an acronym to help you evaluate resources. 

Keep CART in mind when looking at ALL resources – print resources, like books, encyclopedias and magazines, databases, and especially WEBSITES.

Current

Is the resource current? Does it have to be? Do different topics require information to be more up-to-date?

Accessible

Is the resource accessible? Can you read it and understand what it means? Is it too hard to understand, too easy?

Relevant

Is the resource relevant? Does it address the topic you are researching? Will it help you answer the question?

Trustworthy

Is the resource trustworthy?  Who wrote it? Who were they writing it for? Are they an expert on the topic? Was it written by a person, an organization, etc.?  Why did the author write it?   

 

 

 

 

Websites

Here are some websites that we have already evaluated for you. If you choose to do your own web searches, we expect you to use your web evaluation skills. For a refresher on web evaluation, see the CART box on the left. 

The Wellesley Public School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities. The Wellesley Public School System is committed to maintaining a school environment free of harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability. All district academic and nonacademic programs and events are offered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.Harassment by administrators, certified and support personnel, students, vendors and other individuals at school or at school-sponsored events is unlawful and is strictly prohibited. The Wellesley Public School System requires all employees and students to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner with respect to their fellow employees, students and all members of the school community.The Director of Human Resources, 40 Kingsbury Street, Wellesley, MA 02481, 781-446-6200, has been designated as the employee responsible for coordinating the Wellesley Public School district’s efforts to implement this nondiscriminatory policy.
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