This handout is to assist students in determining if the website they want to use for research is a credible and reliable source. I make my students use this for the websites they are planning on using for their research project.
Teaching History with QR Codes for Biography Research Reports. Each historical figure has a page with QR codes for both web sites and videos. A great way to extend learning beyond the textbook and incorporate technology in the classroom. | Teaching Social Studies
"6 Secrets to Successful Research with Kids" by Rachel Lynette. Research is an important part of inquiry based learning. Inquiry is more than just asking questions but also about finding the answers. Rachel gives guidelines and tips to teach students how to conduct effective research. She also as a list of animal research sites that are kid friendly. This also encourages digital literacy as students are learning about different types of search engines.