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Librarydoor: Fixing Google-able assignments

Rethinking research assignments
Helping teachers (and TLs) rethink research assignments (especially from pre-packaged curriculum programs):

"We've boiled it down to 5 simple steps, because we know that brain research says the brain can't remember more than 4 at a time!
  • Administer the Google litmus test
  • Insert Essential Question at the beginning which will foster synthesis of those facts and conclusions
  • Require credible library resources to be used
  • Embed technology for engagement - somewhere
  • Insure that students have an opportunity to "present" their knowledge
Now we really know that there is more to it than that, but these simple 5 will not scare them away from "Repackaging Research"