Monthly Archives: October 2011

Animated Atlas

Found this terrific educational resource and can see many ways it can be used.  The main homepage does have information regarding the sale of some items. Take a look at the 10 minute movie that discusses the geographic history of … Continue reading

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Time for Teaching Research Skills

There are many online resources available to assist with teaching research skills.  A lesson from ReadWriteThink, Scaffolding Methods for Research Paper Writing, includes a lesson plan, resources, standards and materials needed.  One of the resources is a citation checklist which may be … Continue reading

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Cite Sources

I’ve been observing middle school students work on projects about U.S. Landmarks. Students are searching for resources on line, gathering information and copying photos.  It seems that the students are not recording information on where they are getting the images … Continue reading

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