research

Conduct a study to establish facts and reach conclusions. Use systematic techniques to locate trustworthy information sources.

environmental education fact cards

5 Reasons to Use Fact Cards for Research

Environmental education tackles complex issues that can be made easier to understand using Environmental Fact Cards designed specifically for children, tweens, and teens. When teaching an environmental unit as part of a geography or science class one of the biggest stumbling blocks can be accessing reliable information online. Too often, students get bogged down in …

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Webopedia a Helpful Resource for Educators

For educators looking to teach students about technology and software, Webopedia is a helpful resource.  Webopedia is an online technology and computer science dictionary. The website’s library of resources covers technology definitions, educational guides, and software reviews. It is accessible to everyone – regardless of technical background.  Educators can use the online resource to find …

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The Power of an Infographic

As an alternative to report writing or giving a presentation, an infographic is a compelling way for students to demonstrate their learning. Due to its visual nature, an infographic portrays facts, data, images, and a call to action in a convincing and appealing format. When we teach students the tools for designing their own infographics, …

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Boost Search Strategies with Middle School Students

There is LOTS of information on the Internet. When students are conducting searches for specific topics, they can become overloaded with results. Irrelevant sites, limited skimming and scanning skills, advertising, and unreliable data are all factors that can make online searching time-consuming. Competent Internet search strategies can help students to locate high-quality sites quickly to …

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