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  • 1. Want to help your children with their homework? Tips to keep you in the know
  • 2. What’s happening in New Zealand?
    • It’s a digital world
    • Web 2.0 and beyond
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bza39_rFHUE
    • Books are still important!
  • 3. What’s happening at school?
    • Background:
    • Research skills
    • Information Literacy
    • Year 9 module through English
    • Year 10 module through Social Studies
    • Specific targeted lessons at Y11-13
    • Junior Campus
  • 4. Help from home
    • Any Questions – Many answers
    • http://www.anyquestions.co.nz/
    • EPIC – Electronic Purchasing in Collaboration
    • http://www.tki.org.nz/epic
  • 5. Searching the net
    • How to get the best out of Google:
    • www.google.co.nz
    • Other search engines to try:
    • www.clusty.com
    • www.ask.com
    • http://www.teara.govt.nz/
    • http://kids.quintura.com/
  • 6. Reading for enjoyment
    • Good read lists – School and public library
    • Books and authors – through EPIC
    • Create Readers blog through National Library
    • http://createreaders.natlib.govt.nz/
    • Author’s websites
    • http://www.brianfalkner.com/
  • 7. The web addresses:
    • Homework help: http://www.anyquestions.co.nz/
    • EPIC databases: http://www.tki.org.nz/epic
    • Search engines: www.clusty.com
    • www.ask.com
    • http://kids.quintura.com
    • NZ Encyclopaedia: http://www.teara.govt.nz/
    • Book reviews: http://schools.natlib.govt.nz/blogs/create-readers
    • Author website: http://www.brianfalkner.com/