All Blog Posts Tagged 'Research' (9)

Another Research Tool: Google Image Search

A colleague passed this on today. This will help students in their research as with citing the media source.

I tried it with a couple images. I found matches, but couldn't identify the original source. What is your experience with it?


Added by Janet Abercrombie on July 5, 2011 at 2:39am — No Comments

Research 2.0 = Searching + Evaluating + Annotating + Sharing + Collaborating

Each year I become more and more excited about teaching students to research. Here is my evolution in teaching research skills:



1993-2001: Teach students to read nonfiction and take notes so that they can report learning without plagiarizing. Yawn.



2001-2006: Teach students to read nonfiction online and in print. Scour the internet to identify the best websites for kids to use. Develop webquests.…

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Added by Janet Abercrombie on July 4, 2011 at 3:30am — No Comments

Research work in Cooperative Learning context by Robert Slavin

 

Here's a view from the exelente work research done by Robert Slavin and  many other colleges, in the Center for Research and  Reform in Education (Stº Johns Hopkings University School of Education, USA). Several  experiments and avaliations studys about alternative programms, are made continualy - on new aproaches to teach and learn - in order to implemant in many public schools from around word. One of the main goal of this researchs, is to provide a more inclusive and equall…

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Added by Luisa Maria Pires Miguel on January 17, 2011 at 2:22am — No Comments

Web 2.0 and the Elementary Classroom Environment

So, I am still working on my Master's degree, but seriously focusing on how technology is changing our classrooms. Currently I am working on a paper about the effect that the inclusion of Web 2.0 technology has or is having on the traditional learning environment. I don't seem to be able to find any research articles about it, and I implore all of you to help search some out. If you have any links to articles where research has been done on this situation, either qualitative or quantatative… Continue

Added by Zac Hansel on May 25, 2010 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Kids 9 - 16 and Writing. A UK Report on the Role of Technology

Young people and writing: Attitudes, behaviour and the role of technology, by the National Literacy Trust, looks at young people's views about writing in the UK, with a focus on exploring "what type of writing they engage in, how good at writing they think they are, what they think… Continue

Added by Meg H on December 7, 2009 at 8:47pm — No Comments

Gaming and Education - Rethinking the Rules

Reposted from Meg's Notebook



We decided to explore these articles because of a recent announcement by our board to investigate and pursue the opening of all-boys schools (see article). Our board sees this as a means of dealing with the falling grades and general behavioural issues of boys in our schools. We're sure that this solution will work for… Continue

Added by Meg H on November 1, 2009 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

School Policy and Student Expectations - Diverging Realities

Reposted from Meg's Notebook





A review of a couple of research papers which cover the role of Web 2.0 in education from very different perspectives: one looks at school administration and policies, the other at student / youth… Continue

Added by Meg H on August 26, 2009 at 9:44pm — 1 Comment

Research Project on using Wikis and Interactives to improve English Speaking

Research: Research with Korean University Graduates to improve their English speaking skills using online Journals in the form of wikis, with access and experience with online tools that stimulate motivation and create experiences in using voice, assessing voice, and improving voice.



Classroom Setting and Tools:



A multi-technology Classroom with a Computer, projector and a microphone is necessary.



A laboratory with individual computers is more… Continue

Added by Maggi Carstairs on October 24, 2008 at 3:11pm — 1 Comment

Study: Social networks may subvert 'digital divide'

Study: Social networks may subvert 'digital divide'



Social networks like Facebook and MySpace have reputations as time-sucking procrastination tools, but a new study from the University of Minnesota says au contraire.



Social networks build beneficial technological, creative, and communication skills, the study says, leading the researchers to actually describe social networks with the adjective "educational." Who knew?



"What we found was that students using… Continue

Added by Bruce Eric Montgomery on June 22, 2008 at 6:52pm — 1 Comment

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