results for

subject

  • addiction
  • anxiety
  • supportive learning
  • wellness
  • burnout
  • depression
  • eating disorder
  • emotional intelligence
  • mindfulness
  • stigma reduction
  • resiliency
  • stress
  • suicide
  • trauma

category

  • Supporting / working with students
  • Self-care for teachers
  • Management / administration
  • Student materials

grade

  • K
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • Not applicable

resource

  • mobile app
  • podcast
  • book
  • document
  • tip sheet
  • infographic
  • presentation
  • program
  • research summary
  • website
  • video
  • webinar
Results found :

Evaluating resources

Evaluation criteria: All resources

  • Authors are professionals (mental health or education) who have a reputation for excellence.
  • Authors have lived experience and relate that in ways that are respectful, inclusive, and strengthening.
  • The resource is free, or available at a cost (both monetary and privacy) that is clear (i.e. you don’t have to subscribe, join, or give personal information to access)
  • Clear information  about the resource is available to the public
  • Evidence-based, research-informed
  • Compatible with the stated values of Skylark (strength-based, inclusive, non-judgemental language, promoting awareness and action, encouraging open communication and collaboration))
  • Where possible, Canadian (we will flag those that are Canadian)

Additional criteria: Apps

We use the MARS (Mobile App Rating Scale) to evaluate apps.

Additional criteria: Websites and print resources

Information about results of evaluation against these criteria is included on the resource description page (see:  Why we’re recommending this resource).

Accuracy

  • Is the website or text well-researched and information properly cited?
  • Are facts and statistics documented?
  • Can the information be verified in other sources?
  • Is the page/text well-written and organized?

Authority

  • Can you identify the author of the website or text?  An author can be an individual, company, educational institution, government agency, non-profit organization, etc.
  • What are the qualifications or credentials of the author?  Is the author affiliated with a reputable institution?

Objectivity

  • Are there biases in the Web page or text?  Is this the site or publication of a company selling products or an individual/organization with a specific agenda?
  • Are the goals or aims of the author clearly stated?

Currency

  • Is there a date when the website or text was last updated?
  • Are the links from the site up-to-date?

Coverage

  • How does the information compare with other sources available on the topic?
  • What is the reading level of the material?
  • Are there references or links to more information?

Relevancy

  • The website or text may be interesting, but is the content appropriate for your research/knowledge needs?

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