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    EdTech Conference Workshop Outline
    http://2012umwedtech.wikispaces.com
    Presenter: Melissa BraceBracembrace@ms.spotsylvania.k12.va.us
    Time: 2:15-3:00pm
    Room: B125
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  2. page Research Projects in the New World of Technology edited EdTech Conference Workshop Outline http://2012umwedtech.wikispaces.com Presenter: Melissa Bra…

    EdTech Conference Workshop Outline
    http://2012umwedtech.wikispaces.com
    Presenter: Melissa Brace
    Time: 2:15-3:00pm
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  3. page Research Projects in the New World of Technology edited ... Room: B125 Title: Research Projects in the New World of Technology ... for research proje…
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    Room: B125
    Title: Research Projects in the New World of Technology
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    for research projects forprojectsfor both teachers
    The way that most of us learned to research is obsolete. Many students today don’t know what a card catalog is or understand the hours upon hours that it took to pour through dozens of books to find the nuggets of information needed.
    Today, everything is instantaneous. Students want everything now and get frustrated by “slow” tasks or “long” tasks.
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    21st Century Learning Skills is the new “buzz” phrase. “Media Literacy” is a component of the VA SOL. Students need to be technologically literate in today’s world.
    For those of us who long for the ways of yesterday, one major plus of veering away from the standard research paper is that grading can be more interesting. Our students can teach us as much as we teach them.
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    and grading processes “lessprocesses“less painful” for
    Introducing researching process to students:
    Make sure that the project and requirements are challenging, but attainable. See English standards by grade level below:
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    {NotecardExamples.docx}
    {Research Facts Outline Revised.doc}
    Citation Machines –Machines– ONLINE. Gone
    www.easybib.com MLA is free, but APA has a fee. Even has a tool where you can look up frequently cited materials by research topic.
    www.citationmachine.net Both MLA & APA are free, but does have a few annoying pop-up ads
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    Almost anything can be researched from authors to topics to styles of writing…
    {Book Report Products - Massive List of Fabulous Ideas.docx}
    {Out of My Mind - K.Fields Songs.docx}
    Products:
    Comic books/strips (www.makebeliefscomix.com) & other sites are available, too.
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    This is the BLANK template: {Smartbook (Facebook)-Eng Research.notebook}
    Students Examples:
    {B.L. Smartbook-Eng_7_Research - EXAMPLE.notebook}
    {Kayla Smartbook-Eng 7 Research - example.notebook}
    {Karly_Smartbook-Eng_7_Research - example.notebook}
    {Lindsay_Research_English - EXAMPLE #1.notebook}
    {Hannah Smartbook-Eng_8_Research[1] - Example.notebook}
    {Brooke_Smartbook-Eng_7_Research[1] - example.notebook}

    Checklists and Rubrics:
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    websites like RubiStar forRubiStarfor templates.
    Samples from teachers:
    {deadline checklist2010.docx}
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