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The importance of Inquiry Skills « desiderata36

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This constructivist teaching encourages critical thinking and requires students to conduct their own inquiries to acquire information. By allowing children be involved in their learning journey ... How to teach inquiry learning skills.
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Learning Never Stops: Beginning my action research

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As a teacher, I hope to equip them with different learning skills and strategies that will create expert learners. Based on this scenario, my action research wondering is : How can I enable my students to become critical thinkers ...
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How To Make Students Better Online Researchers

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How To Make Students Better Online Researchers

Topics: education, google, guest, How To, search, students, technology

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I recently came across an article in Wired Magazine called “Why Kids Can’t Search“.  I’m always interested in this particular topic, because it’s something I struggle with in my middle and high school classes constantly, and I know I’m not alone in my frustrations.

Getting kids to really focus on what exactly they are searching for, and then be able to further distill idea into a few key specific search terms is a skill that we must teach students, and we have to do it over and over again.


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LIBR 250 Research and Discussion Forum: Inquiry Takes Time

This type of learning helps to achieve the needed critical thinking skills of the 21st century learner and proved to be a more positive, engaging assignments as the students were more interesting in obtaining answers to questions they had proposed.
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AASL releases white paper on technology use in schools

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The American Association of School Librarians (AASL), in conjunction with its second annual Banned Websites Awareness Day, has released a white paper covering the appropriate use of educational technology in schools.  The paper covers the topics of filtering practices, acceptable use policies (AUPs), apps, social media, bring your own device (BYOD) and other related subjects.

 

The paper states that when used appropriately, educational technology is a tool to assist with implementation of the Common Core State Standards, help raise graduation rates and prepare students for life beyond K-12 education. It further clarifies that technology employed in isolation, without direct instruction, or highly qualified guidance, fails to address those concerns.

 


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