Not too long ago, I observed two children as they searched the school’s library database for books on their chosen inquiry topic –Martin Luther King Jr. My role was to sit quietly and observe, but it was tough! The pair first struggled with how to spell Martin (Marten) and then argued over what exactly they … More No Wonder Kids Struggle with Searching for Information Online!
I think we can all agree that our students need to develop skills so they can be efficient and effective online readers, curators, and users of information. Right? Based on this idea, I wonder who is responsible for teaching these skills? The Common Core State Standards do call for students to gather, comprehend, evaluate, synthesize … More Whose Job Is It?