RESEARCH

RESEARCH INFO – GENERAL ( see project ideas under PBL/Research Projects)

 

RESEARCH BOOKMARKS

Research – The Big 6 –  This is an adaptable lesson for students who need a basic intro to research.

BIG 6 INFORMATION SKILLS  MORE BIG 6

PINTEREST BOARDS

HELLEN’S LIVEBINDER

SWEET SEARCH – one stop shopping for your research

MENDELEY A NEW WAY TO RESEARCH

Spartan Guides by Joyce Valenza

OWL ONLINE WRITING LAB

Video Library Guides – University of San Francisco

COLLEGE RESEARCH – UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN

 

EVALUATING WEBSITES

 Read the 5 Ws of deconstructing websites

Web Hoaxes and Misinformation

Evaluating Websites -UM

Seven Steps To Website Evaluation For Students: Promoting Digital Citizens

VETTING WEBSITES

RESEARCH TOOLS

CITELIGHTER

Create your own Playlist on LessonPaths!

EASYBIB AND RESEARCH

 

GOOGLE SEARCH RESOURCES

181 GOOGLE TRICKS

USING SOCIAL MEDIA

GOOGLE FOR STUDENTS

GOOGLE FOR TEACHERS

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

Factchecking

 

FACTCHECKER  BOOKMARKS

FACTBROWSER

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BALONEY DETECTOR

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

Copyright, Fair Use and Research Skills for Elementary Students– LiveBinder

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.

It’s a Hoax! Teach Critical Thinking and Analysis Through Online Hoaxes

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.

RYT Hospital
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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