Category Archives: Research Skills

Advanced Search – Google

Research can be a real pain in brain if you’re not prepared. There is nothing worse than getting to the end of a project and trying to write the bibliography with no idea of which source an idea came from, … Continue reading

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Trusty searching – Weblinks

When asking the students to conduct research it is handy to have something up your sleeve when the inevitable ‘You just copied and pasted this straight from Wikipedia’ conversation arises. WebLinks is the answer. What is WebLinks? WebLinks provides a … Continue reading

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Conducting research online

Whether it is in the primary or secondary classroom, conducting a successful research activity for our students depends on the way that we manage the various elements of research in our classes. This begins by creating tasks that are open-ended, introducing … Continue reading

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Power Searching thanks to SLAV

The SLAV Bright Ideas blog has put up a recent post about ‘Power Searching’ – using Google to more effectively target your search. You can view the post here or view the videos below… Power Searching – Part 1 Power Searching … Continue reading

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