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Practical skills and ideas for researching, note taking and writing your assignment
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10 fact-checking sites to build students' media literacy skills

In today's world of widespread fake news and a wealth misinformation spreading online, media literacy is more important than ever. Help students build critical…
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Welcome to the Guide to Library Research

Welcome to the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries'
Guide to Research. This tutorial will help familiarize you with the
library and the research process.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Activities for Teaching Students How to Research With Google Books

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Building Good Search Skills: What Students Need to Know

Building Good Search Skills: What Students Need to Know | TGSHS Research skills for students | Scoop.it
Getty The Internet has made researching subjects deceptively effortless for students -- or so it may seem to them at first. Truth is, students who ha
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Revealed -- how brain training improves multitasking skills - TheHealthSite

Revealed -- how brain training improves multitasking skills - TheHealthSite | TGSHS Research skills for students | Scoop.it
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Multitasking skills decrease with age, making it harder for senior citizens to keep up.
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Searching is a Snap! (Google Search Tips and more)

Tired of "googling" something but you can't find what you need? This session will teach you some tips and tricks so you can "google" like a pro. Need a calcula…

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Essay Map-A Handy Interactive Graphic Organizer to Help Students with Essay Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Essay Map-A Handy Interactive Graphic Organizer to Help Students with Essay Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | TGSHS Research skills for students | Scoop.it
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How To Become A Better Online Researcher - Edudemic

How To Become A Better Online Researcher - Edudemic | TGSHS Research skills for students | Scoop.it
When we ‘research’ things now, we generally aren’t referring to spending time in a library – or even referring to spending time online accessing specific library or school research databases. The word ‘research’ largely refers to the act of typing words into your internet search bar and seeing what the Wise Old Web tells you. …
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Web Literacy Education for Educators - November Learning

Impart vital information literacy skills to your students.
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The 6 Note Taking Skills Every Student Should Master

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April 22, 2014
In a fast-paced world where information travels at the speed of light, note taking skills can make all the difference between effective and ineffective learning. Students can perform...
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“Sketchnotes” Invigorate Student Note Taking and Bolster Visual Thinking

“Sketchnotes” Invigorate Student Note Taking and Bolster Visual Thinking | TGSHS Research skills for students | Scoop.it
Brad Ovenell-Carter, an education innovator at a K-12 school in Vancouver, B.C., is teaching students the value of sketchnotes—illustrated records that distill a lecture, speech, or lesson into a visual synopsis. Others educators are catching on.

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lyn_hay's curator insight, February 27, 2014 7:32 PM

Useful tools to support students' visual literacy......

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Infographics -  Information Literacy - Binder View - LibGuides at Seabury Hall

Infographics -  Information Literacy - Binder View - LibGuides at Seabury Hall | TGSHS Research skills for students | Scoop.it
This multi-tabbed LibGuide provides the infrastructure for all of our Seabury Hall LibGuides. Covered:  Research  Productivity (inc),  Digital security and safety, Digital Citizenship, and Creating a Positive Digital Footprint.
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Research Skills Worksheets

Use these worksheets when you are trying to help students enhance their research skills. This will help students form critical thinking skills too.
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Finding information in newspapers (State Library of Queensland)

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▶ Why can't I just Google? - YouTube

▶ Why can't I just Google? - YouTube | TGSHS Research skills for students | Scoop.it
Information is everywhere! Its just so easy to Google and use something that looks relevant... so why cant you just Google?
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Ready for Research? Best Websites Across K-12

Ready for Research? Best Websites Across K-12 | TGSHS Research skills for students | Scoop.it
From introductions to research databases to Common Core-aligned lessons, boost students’ research skills with these great websites. Featured tools: PebbleGo; ResearchReady; Citelighter.
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10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Wikipedia Master

10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Wikipedia Master | TGSHS Research skills for students | Scoop.it
It's the most famous and most open encyclopedia in the world, so obviously there's more to Wikipedia than just checking episode summaries for Breaking Bad. Find out how you can make the most of the free encyclopedia.

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Concept Mapping/Graphic Organizers

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"Reading Rockets shares that "A concept map is a visual organizer that can enrich students' understanding of a new concept. Using a graphic organizer, students think about the concept in several ways. Most concept map organizers engage students in answering questions such as, "What is it? What is it like? What are some examples?" Concept maps deepen understanding and comprehension."Cast reports: "There is solid evidence for the effectiveness of graphic organizers in facilitating learning." A summary of this finding is that, "When looking across 23 different studies they found a consistent effect on comprehension."



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Graphic organizers often help students understand new concepts, and they may help students find misunderstanding or areas of weakness (and strength). This post provides:

* 7 ideas on how to use graphic organizers/concept maps in the classroom

* 5 examples of use in the classroom

* The benefits of graphic organizers

* Concept maps and assistive technology

* Multiple intelligences/learning styles supported

* Sources that provide graphic organizers including a list of online, downloadable, iDevices, Chrome extensions and printables

* A list of websites with additional information

Many great resources are available in this post.

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, August 20, 2014 11:41 AM

Some great links in this article to a plethora of resources. 

Sample Student's curator insight, August 20, 2014 8:15 PM

Of great use when making decisions about supporting higher order thinking in assisted learning.

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10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Wikipedia Master

10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Wikipedia Master | TGSHS Research skills for students | Scoop.it
It's the most famous and most open encyclopedia in the world, so obviously there's more to Wikipedia than just checking episode summaries for Breaking Bad. Find out how you can make the most of the free encyclopedia.

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Extended Essay - Research Skills Basic Guidelines [Platon's School Library]

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NoodleTools : Show Me : Web Site

NoodleTools : Show Me : Web Site | TGSHS Research skills for students | Scoop.it
NoodleTools research guide on citing and evaluating a Web Site
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The ABCs of Information Literacy Infographic

The ABCs of Information Literacy Infographic | TGSHS Research skills for students | Scoop.it
The ABCs of Information Literacy Infographic shares key information literacy terms that all students should understand to be successful in research.

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Lourense Das's curator insight, March 22, 2014 9:06 AM

Information Literacy Infographic: ABC of IL #IL #Informationliteracy

Glenda Morris's curator insight, March 22, 2014 3:30 PM

A-Z of. Information infographic - lists terms

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, March 23, 2014 9:25 AM

I would have used "Gathering" instead of Google for the letter G. As much as I do not teach students to exclude Google as a search tool, I insist they use other databases (Nettrekker, Discovery Ed, & other encyclopedias) first.

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Study Vibe - How to study - study skills for primary and high school students

Study Vibe - How to study - study skills for primary and high school students | TGSHS Research skills for students | Scoop.it
Studyvibe is website that is designed to help students learn how to study. We offer study tips and resources for primary to high school students.
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