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Building Good Search Skills: What Students Need to Know

Building Good Search Skills: What Students Need to Know | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Getty The Internet has made researching subjects deceptively effortless for students -- or so it may seem to them at first. Truth is ....
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10 Free Tools for Everyday Research

10 Free Tools for Everyday Research | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Why do so many students choose Wikipedia when asked to find information on the Internet? I believe the answer is that Wikipedia is like the McDonalds of the Internet, you can always find it and you...

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Patty Ball's curator insight, July 29, 2013 4:19 PM

teaching students to search

Terry Elliott's comment, July 30, 2013 8:50 AM
One very important source left off--open search engine Duck Duck Go. Plus, there is no place to comment on this site other than to follow and comment elsewhere. That is a deal breaker for anyone who is into truly connected learning.
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100 Powerful Search Engines You May Not Know About | Edudemic

100 Powerful Search Engines You May Not Know About | Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

100 Powerful Search Engines You May Not Know About [update] via @Edudemic

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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Tools Students Can Use To Collaboratively Organize Online Research

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Using Technology in Education: Does It Improve Anything?

Using Technology in Education: Does It Improve Anything? | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Does using technology in education improve anything? See what the research shows.

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Alyssa Otten's curator insight, February 9, 2014 7:48 PM

Interesting article!

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Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills

Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Many educators are explicitly teaching online research skills, such as how to evaluate a website's credibility, how to use precise keywords, and how to better mine search engines.

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Jan Schwartz's curator insight, May 24, 2013 11:57 AM

The idea of having a class 'searcher' is brilliant!  This rotating responsibility gives students a chance to practice their skills in the classroom without having to add to the curriculum.

Meryl Jaffe, PhD's comment, May 29, 2013 7:57 AM
Awesome!
Dawn Darling's curator insight, July 10, 2013 10:16 AM

Great idea as we move to more integration of ICL into the classroom.

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Cool Tool | Mendeley: Changing the Way We Do Research

Cool Tool | Mendeley: Changing the Way We Do Research | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

A free reference manager, academic social network and crowdsourced research catalog, Mendeley helps researchers organize their documents, collaborate and share with others online and... via @EdTechDigest

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