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Fred Delventhal

History Engine: Tools for Collaborative Education and Research | Home - 5 views

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    "The History Engine is an educational tool that gives students the opportunity to learn history by doing the work-researching, writing, and publishing-of a historian. The result is an ever-growing collection of historical articles or "episodes" that paints a wide-ranging portrait of life in the United States throughout its history and that is available to scholars, teachers, and the general public in our online database."

    Via http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/04/history-engine-explore-stories-of.html
Claude Almansi

The KYVL for Kids Research Portal - How to do research Home Base - 1 views

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    "The Kentucky Virtual Library presents: How to do research!

    Step 1: Plan your project
    Plan your project tutorial
    Define your subject
    Brainstorm
    What do you already know?
    Group similar ideas
    Identify key words and phrases
    Make a quest strategy
    Gather your tools
    Step 2: Search for information
    Search for information tutorial
    The Kentucky Virtual Library
    The library catalog
    Encyclopedia
    Reference books: table of contents and index
    Magazines and newspaper articles
    Dictionary
    Search the World Wide Web
    What if you can't find anything?
    Step 3: Take Notes
    Take notes tutorial
    The KWL method
    Fact finder method
    Data sheets
    Clustering method (also called mapping or webbing)
    Venn diagram method
    Note cards
    Prints and photocopies
    Bibliography page
    Step 4: Use the information
    Use the information tutorial
    Scan the page first
    The five finger test
    Is the information true or bogus?
    Put it in your own words
    Organize the information
    Compare and contrast
    Put the information in order
    Add your own conclusions
    Step 5: Report
    Share what you've learned tutorial
    Step 6: Evaluate
    Ask yourself, "How did I do?"
    Glossary
    Back to the introduction page

    Portal | Home Base (Site Map) | Plan | Search | The Web | Take Notes | Use | Report | Glossary

    Teacher's Toolbox | Flash Version | Text Only Version

    Kentucky Virtual Library"
Megan Black

LSCC Black History Links - 5 views

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    Outstanding Black History Resource!
Dean Mantz

National Archives Experience - 4 views

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    Create or explore pre-made digital vaults of historical events and news.
Michael Walker

Project Based Learning - 19 views

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    Great info from the Buck Institute
Mike Cullum

Doing What Works - Home - 7 views

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    Doing What Works
Ted Sakshaug

Center on Instruction - 0 views

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    Welcome to the Center on Instruction, your gateway to a cutting-edge collection of scientifically based research and information on K-12 instruction in reading, math, science, special education, and English language learning.
David Hilton

Google For Educators - Web Search - 0 views

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    Web search can be a remarkable research tool for students - and we've heard from educators that they could use some help to teach better search skills in their classroom.

    The following Search Education lessons were developed by Google Certified Teachers to help you do just that. The lessons are short, modular and not specific to any discipline so you can mix and match to what best fits the needs of your classroom. Additionally, all lessons come with a companion set of slides (and some with additional resources) to help you guide your in-class discussions.
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    Might be useful when teaching online source evaluation and the use of search engines to students.
Phyllis Traylor

Main Page - Scholarpedia - 0 views

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    Scholarpedia feels and looks like Wikipedia -- the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit. Indeed, both are powered by the same program -- MediaWiki. Both allow visitors to review and modify articles simply by clicking on the edit this article link.

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