TechnoResearch

Grade 3-6 students master essential research skills. They plan, find, process, share and assess information about a topic. Word processing lessons teach paraphrasing techniques as well as text formatting, adding images, page layout techniques, and more.

How to Make a Fact Card: Pauline Johnson Biography

Do you want your students to make a fact card? A fact card is a one-sheet document. It provides key information about a topic. Typically, headings organize the facts. Often it includes images to illustrate a point. The goal is to make the data clear and concise. That way, a person can quickly learn about …

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Quick Search Tip for Quality Results

Any search tip that makes online research more efficient is a welcome relief for teachers and students. Researching online with students can be a time consuming and sometimes frustrating task. The amount of information available on the Internet is mind boggling. Too often searches result in a lot of worthless or irrelevant information, or data …

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Top 5 Free Citation Generators

Students researching an inquiry question or gathering information for a report must learn to cite the source of their data. This is especially true when using online resources. Readers may want to look at the references to find more details. Teachers may want to check that students have paraphrased the material into their own words. …

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Research Skills for Students: Primary and Secondary Sources

Teach Your Students to Become Perceptive Researchers One of my previous blogs recognized the complexity of teaching students foundational research skills. As educators, we struggle with teaching all of the steps of the inquiry process as well as keeping the students engaged in learning these essential skills. TechnoResearch is a new Google Apps for Education …

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