Students can easily become discouraged and abandon research if their initial inquiry doesn’t yield results. Generally, this issue can be traced to misreading the search results, taking the assignment guidelines literally, or fully formulating the final product before the student has even begun research.
As technology advances and our real lives (RL) increasingly blend with our online lives, the need for digital citizenship in education has never been more important.
Each month we publish several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are the resources from our newsletters that educators turned to the most in the month of January.
“Where is the best place to find the most accurate information for your research topic?” I asked my eighth graders who were on the cusp of their third Big Six research project.
The majority of my students are uneasy with
research and for a long time I couldn’t figure out why. After all, in many ways
the Internet has made research easier than ever.
We’re excited to bring you a new series from passionate digital citizenship advocate, Dr. Jason Ohler. The series will explore the importance of digital citizenship and provide strategies for integrating digital citizenship into schools.
It’s that time of year again where we reflect on
our accomplishments and our growth. We can see exactly how far we’ve come since
this time last year. Big Deal Media editors researched diligently to bring you
the latest and greatest ed tech resources.