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!
Become An Internet Search Master (Google Slides Presentation For Students)
Teach your students how to become an internet search master with this Google Slides presentation from Noah King.
How To Evaluate Websites: A Guide For Teachers And Students (Free Poster)
This post zooms in on a particular part of the research process — evaluating websites. It includes a printable flowchart that will assist you in your teaching!
How to Teach Online Research Skills to Students in 5 Steps (Free eBook and Posters)
*Updated 2020* 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 and eBook for your classroom.
Social Media Monitoring
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 […]
Research Skills and Google Posters
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 […]