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Teaching research to middle schoolers

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A Handy Visual on How to Cite Online Sources in MLA Style

Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

10 Great Academic Search Engines for Research Students
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10 Great Academic Search Engines for Research Students

Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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Sciwheel: Discover | Organize | Collaborate - Reference and citation management software

An easy and intuitive way to discover, read, annotate, write and share scientific research. Get started now!

As I do every year, I am taking this week to relax, recharge, and ski with friends. While I'm away I will be re-running the most popular pos...
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10 Important Google Search Strategies for Students - A PDF Handout

As I do every year, I am taking this week to relax, recharge, and ski with friends. While I'm away I will be re-running the most popular posts of the year. This was one of the most popular posts in June, 2015. Last summer the folks at Canva were kind enough to create a great infographic for me based on a set of search tips that I sent to them. The infographic makes a great poster to display in your classroom, but it is a little light on the details of how and why to use some of the search…

Free Technology for Teachers: Credo Reference - Research Starters for Students
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Credo Reference - Research Starters for Students

Credo Reference is a good reference site for students that I recently learned about from David Kapuler. Credo Reference provides students with reference articles from more than 4,000 reference books. In that regard Credo Reference is a search engine for encyclopedia entries. There are a few features of Credo Reference that teachers will appreciates. First, all articles returned in a search provide students with an option to hear the text read aloud. Second, every article is accompanied by a…

When they're given a research assignment most students immediately turn to Google to start their research. Unfortunately, many students do...

5 Research Tools Students Often Overlook

When they're given a research assignment most students immediately turn to Google to start their research. Unfortunately, many students don't recognize that they are limiting their research efforts by not going beyond Google.com to search. Here are five research tools that I introduce to students to get them to go beyond using Google.com. 1. School librarian and library resources. Every school librarian that I know is happy to help students learn to become better researchers. Introduce your…

The best online resource for us (teacher librarian media specialists) that I have ever seen!!!

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Here's a MEGALIST for my fellow media specialists/teacher-librarians. It's taken a while to gather all the information and I will continue to add to this page. Currently there are close to 185 sites listed. There is SO MUCH information out there! Please feel free to add your suggestions!- UPDATED 3/5/19 RETRO: A 1940s movie about the library profession! LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER MANAGEMENT Accountability in the Information Literacy Program- Mike Eisenberg's vodcast #3; excellent series Elementary…

The Difference Between Search And Inquiry
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The Difference Between Search And Inquiry

Search is about finding pieces, knowledge is about knowing the potential value of those pieces, and wisdom helps students pull it all together.

Teaching Students to Analyze Sources of Information | Learner Log
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Teaching Students to Analyze Sources of Information

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25 Of The Best Research Apps For iPad & Android
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25 Of The Best Research Apps For iPad & Android

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The new A Google a Day on Google+ is here

Learn more: http://www.agoogleaday.comTrivia with a twist. Search for answers, then challenge friends and climb the Google+ leaderboard. A Google A Day is th...

SchoolTube Search Results for "plagiarism"
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Safe video sharing and management for K12

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Mapping Your Future is a nonprofit organization committed to helping students, families, and schools navigate the higher education and student loan processes through trusted career, college, and financial aid counseling and resources.

A Teacher’s Guide to Wikipedia
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A Teacher’s Guide to Wikipedia

Many students start their research process on Wikipedia. Not because they’re being defiant, but because the site comes up first in many online searches.

Internet Search to address Common Core The Common Core ELA Writing Standard 8 requires students to navigate the Internet for research and evaluate the validity of the sites to support their claims. The introduction to this starts in Kindergarten and progresses each year.
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Internet Search to address Common Core

The Common Core ELA Writing Standard 8 requires students to navigate the Internet for research and evaluate the validity of the sites to s...

Keep it "REAL." Great visual for teaching Source Credibility: Read, Examine, Ask, Look; go to full post for lesson ideas
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Getting my Digital Literacy Presentation figured out. | Tech Ed-dy

Keep it "REAL." Great visual for teaching Source Credibility: Read, Examine, Ask, Look; go to full post for lesson ideas