How can you fit teaching research skills into a busy curriculum? This post outlines 50 mini-lessons for students from middle primary school to senior high school. PDF summary included!
Our world is becoming increasingly information-saturated. Knowing how to effectively research online and filter information is an essential life skill. I suggest 5 simple steps to teaching information literacy and summarise the tips in a handy poster for your classroom.
Last week I posted about Denis Masseni’s report “Why Schools are Spooked by Social Media.” An interesting component of this report was on social media monitoring. That is, monitoring the internet for mentions of a particular keyword (such as your school). This is a good way to take defensive action if negative mentions occur and […]
Teaching students how to effectively use search engines such as Google to search for content is a valuable skill. This is something I’ve even started introducing to my Grade Two students. Many people don’t realise there are many tricks to performing the most effective Google search. I also like to have discussions with my students […]