As a Librarian, I am often asked to help with research projects with my high school students. Some projects are truly great and engaging but too often I wonder just how interested are the students in learning something new or are they “just doing enough” […]
Besides academic journals, EBSCO has some magazines in their results and I saw that Science News is one of them. First I went to the Sunset Library Resource page and chose Academic Search Complete https://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/depts/IT/Library-Resources/Pages/sunset.aspx You are automatically logged on when on campus; off campus needs […]
Next week I will be presenting at NCCE 2015 …
Wednesday 2hr workshop – Extend Learning using Online Discussion Forums
Extend learning by using online discussion forums with middle and high schools students. Provide opportunities for your students to demonstrate their understanding of concept presented in class, have conversations with their peers, debate topics in a safe and respectful manner, and share resources using online discussion forums. We’ll learn how to set up online discussion forums and compare features of Schoology and Edmodo (and others) to see how to give every child a voice in the classroom. Bring your own device!
Thursday 1 hr session – Using Mobile Devices in the Research Process
How can teachers and Librarians using mobile devices to foster critical thinking during the research process of brainstorming, searching, evaluating, curating, organizing and presenting. We will discuss best practices and strategies and compile a list of useful apps or websites.