Organize Information Collected from Sources

Organize Information Collected from Sources

Organize Information Collected from Sources Jan 15, 2018 | [Writing] Utilizing information from sources is a common expectation across the K-12 spectrum. And while many teachers spend ample time teaching students to identify and cite credible sources, organizing the...
Paraphrase Author Ideas

Paraphrase Author Ideas

Paraphrase Author Ideas Aug 20, 2017 | [Writing] FAQ: How can I help students to paraphrase without plagiarizing? ANSWER: The secret to writing an original paraphrase lies in reading comprehension. We have to make sure that students truly understand the content before...
Simulate Research-Writing Tasks During eLearning

Simulate Research-Writing Tasks During eLearning

Simulate Research-Writing Tasks During eLearning Apr 16, 2017 | [Reading] QUESTION: How do you maximize an eLearning day? ANSWER: For school districts utilizing eLearning days, a simulated research task (like those that appear on standardized assessments) would be an...
Define What Makes a Source "Relevant"

Define What Makes a Source "Relevant"

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