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As digital natives, our students are certainly at home online, but how much do they know about using the Internet as a research tool? Do they know how to ask the right questions, find the best and most credible resources, evaluate the "facts" they come across, and avoid plagiarism and copyright violations when they incorporate others’ work into their own?
For too many, the answer is no—and research projects intended to engage students in independent learning wind up wasting time or creating incomplete or faulty understandings.
In this step-by-step guide, classroom veteran Erik Palmer explains how to teach students at all grade levels to conduct deeper, smarter, and more responsible research in an online environment.
You'll find practical lesson ideas for every stage of the research process and dozens of tips and strategies that will build your students' Internet literacy, establish valuable academic habits, and foster skills for lifelong learning.
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ERIK PALMER is a professional speaker and educational consultant from Denver, Colo., whose passion for speaking has been part of every one of his careers. He spent 21 years in the classroom in the Cherry Creek School District in Englewood, Colo., primarily as an English teacher but also as a teacher of math, science, and civics. Palmer is the author of the ASCD book Teaching the Core Skills of Listening and Speaking, as well as the publications Well-Spoken: Teaching Speaking to All Students and Digitally Speaking: How to Improve Student Presentations with Technology, and is a program consultant for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's English Language Arts program, Collections.
research skills | information literacy | teaching | project-based learning
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