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"How To Do Research" Game

"How To Do Research" Game | Research | Scoop.it
"How To Do Research" game is presented by Kentucky Virtual Library. It's designed for kids to learn how to do research independently with kids-friendly user experience. Did you know that you can ac...

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McSotos's curator insight, April 5, 2013 12:38 PM

Πώς κάνουμε έρευνα, ένα διαδραστικό παιχνίδι για παιδιά. Βασικό μάθημα για παιδιά...

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Rutgers Beginner's Guide to Research

Rutgers Beginner's Guide to Research | Research | Scoop.it

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Anita Vance's curator insight, May 30, 2013 9:54 AM

a visual aid - helpful for upper grades, or as a tutorial.  Any way we can help with examining a topic and planning the search is appreciated.

Peg Becksvoort's curator insight, May 30, 2013 5:29 PM

Look at this from the POV of when and how you will teach research skills. Students need consistent requirements for excellence and accountability.

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, June 6, 2013 3:49 AM

a great tool to teach your students how to research

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Getting Kids Engaged with Primary Sources | Cool Tools - The Digital Shift

Getting Kids Engaged with Primary Sources | Cool Tools - The Digital Shift | Research | Scoop.it

"The World Digital Library is a database of more than 7,000 primary source documents and images from around the world. Sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, WDL can be searched by date, era, country, continent, topic, and type of resource. Search tools and content descriptions are available in seven languages..."


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Carey Leahy's curator insight, April 24, 2013 6:44 AM

We have the digital equivilent sources in Australian Libraries too

Judith Morais's curator insight, April 25, 2013 8:14 AM

A good range of primary resources that can be used for teaching. The World Digital Library takes you to Australian resources too.

Lucinda Scott-Kellermeier's curator insight, April 25, 2013 4:46 PM

Good links for students and teachers alike, especially in the fields of history and social studies.

 

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Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills

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

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Linda Dougherty's curator insight, June 12, 2013 12:09 AM

Good article to share with your teachers who are looking to improve student research skills to meet standards.

Maria Persson's comment, June 17, 2013 11:00 PM
If this happens in the early years of learning it will not be such an issue at the tertiary level where plagiarism is still a real problem!
Maria Persson's curator insight, June 17, 2013 11:07 PM

A number of great points that are both practical and theoritical in terms of how to assist students' understanding of digital literacy skills, preparing them for the future, increasing their understanding of what the future might bring!