RESEARCH INFO – GENERAL ( see project ideas under PBL/Research Projects)
EASYBIB AND RESEARCH
9 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do with Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
EVERNOTE – how to set up and start using Evernote
Turnitin.com, probably the best-known but also the most expensive
WriteCheck, a citation checker for students
Essay Rater, another citation checker
Turnitin Safely, a plagiarism checker, citation manager, and a paraphrase helper
The Plagiarism Checker, a tool for comparing student work to Google search results
PlagiarismChecker.com, another tool to compare papers to search engine results
Duplichecker, another tool to compare to search engine results
PlagiarismDetect.com, a plagiarism checker for full papers
Plagiarism Scanner, another plagiarism checker
Plagiarism PC, yet another plagiarism checker
Plagiarism Checker – Tool
A MEDIA SPECIALIST’S GUIDE TO THE INTERNET
22 Great Places If You Teach Research Skills
If you are a teacher-librarian or media specialist, you are the one responsible for making sure students have learned the proper research skills. Since all students need to how to do research, why are school districts still cutting jobs for our position? Once kids get to middle and high school, they need to know how to do certain things tied to research, including a bibliography, website evaluation, searching techniques and so much more. Below you will find sites to assist you in teaching research skills for all ages.Use the Teacher-Librarians tab at the top to find a megalist of stuff for you.The 6 Online Research Skills Your Students Need– from Scholastic
Doing Research at the Elementary Level– written by technology teacher Mary Beth HertzEvaluating Information Sources Worksheet– for older students
The Future of Research– written by middle school librarian Jennifer LaGarde
Google Scholar– advanced scholarly searches
Infomine– scholarly Internet searches
iResearch: Information Skills for Life– 10 modules (covers plagiarism and searching databases) each include a PDF download
The Free Library– over 20 million articles and books
K-4 Research Materials– LiveBinderKentucky Virtual Library’s How to Do Research– excellent interactive poster designed like a game boardResearch it Right– from Acadia University’s Library; animated interactiveResearch Skills Lesson Plans– from Lesson PlanetResearch Skills Worksheets– from TeAchnology; covers various topic areas
Research Skills Worksheets– teacher-reviewed; grades listed
Research Skills Unit– for 8th grade students
Rutgers University’s R.I.O.T.- wonderful interactive modules include: Selecting a Topic, Finding Sources, Selecting Keywords, Identifying Citations, Evaluating Sources. State Library of Victoria– research skills for grades 5-9
Teaching Research Skills to Young Students– the role of the media specialist is explained
Teaching the Ten Steps to Better Web Research from SweetSearchUsing Critical Thinking to find Trustworthy Websites-video lesson by N.Y. middle school teacher Emily Koch (Grades 6-8) Wading Through the Web: Teaching Internet Research Strategies– Three complete 45-minute lessons for grades 6-8LIKE WHAT YOU SEE? Why not subscribe to this blog or follow me on Twitter.
What follows are three of my favorite hoax links, shared in a Google Workshop for Educators. Use these to teach students that not everything posted on the internet is true.
All About Explorers
An attractive site looking site chock full of information about famous explorers, except all the information is false.
Men can now have babies, this high tech web site shows you how.
Museum of Hoaxes
Find tons more in the Museum of Hoaxes.
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