How To Make Students Better Online Researchers

07 Oct

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What can we do to make our students better at online searching? Here is an article that provides tools to help your students learn to be better online researchers. Students need to lear to focus and ‘distill [the] idea into a few key specific search terms’, a skill we must teach.

The post provides suggestions on how to teach digital literacy skills. The levels that need to be taught are (quoting from the post):

* It begins as a critical thinking and language skill…

* Utilizing various “search help” tools that may search engines offer…

* Critically sorting through the results…

* Sometimes, supply your kids with the internet resources you want then to use…

A list of useful links is also included.

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Posted by on October 7, 2012 in Educational Technology


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