Internet-Based Student Research: Creating to Learn with a Step-by-Step Approach, Grades 5-12, 1st Edition

  • Jacqueline P. Keane
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  • ISBN-10: 158683312X
  • ISBN-13: 9781586833121
  • DDC: 371.33
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 192 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released June 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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This project-oriented, hands-on guide to developing research projects with upper elementary and middle school students gives teachers and school library media specialists the steps they need to teach researching skills to students in a meaningful and comprehensive manner. Projects are broken into four phases, called the CIDE Process: Concept, Investigation, Design, and Execution. Lead students through their research to produce meaningful, quality, learning products.

Print Publication date: 04/01/2006

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Student Handouts.
About the Author.
About the Editor.
1: Introduction.
2: The Challenge: Using Technology to Help Your Students.
3: A Solution: The Creating to Learn Method.
4: I-1 Introduction to the CIDE Process.
5: Using CIDE in Your Classroom.
6: Working Through the Four Phases.
7: Rubric: The CIDE Process.
8: The Role of Instructional Technology.
9: Setting Up Your Classroom.
10: A Better Classroom Experience.
11: Planning Your Project.
12: The Theoretical Basis for CIDE.
13: Using the Scientific Method to Meet Educational Standards.
14: Meeting State and Federal Regulations.
15: The Learning Process.
16: Good Instructional Design.
17: Intelligence and Creativity.
18: New Skills.
19: Investigation.
20: The Information Constructivist.
21: The Information Challenge.
22: Diagram the Research Topic.
23: I-1 Your Research Process Diagram.
24: Tracking Ideas Visually.
25: Research on the Internet.
26: Browsing vs. Searching.
27: Browsing Online Directories.
28: I-2 Online Directories.
29: I-3 Reflect on Online Browsing.
30: Targeted Searches.
31: I-4 Boolean and Other Search Operators.
32: The Visible and Invisible Web.
33: I-5 Reflect on Search Engines.
34: I-6 Reflect on Metasearch Engines.
35: Assessing Student Progress.
36: I-7 Reflect on the Invisible Web.
37: I-8 The Top 10 Online Searching Strategies.
38: Research Checklist.
39: Authentication.
40: Organization.
41: Bookmarking Web Sites.
42: Creating "Index Cards".
43: Assessing Student Progress.
44: I-9 Reflect on the Investigation Section.
45: Savvy Investigation Checklist.
46: Rubric: Investigation Phase.
47: Design.
48: The Visual Architect.
49: Project Choices.
50: The Publisher.
51: The Presenter.
52: The Photographer.
53: The Producer.
54: Choosing the Right Medium.
55: Assessing Student Progress.
56: D-1 Choosing the Right Medium.
57: Project Choices Checklist.
58: Global Design Principles.
59: D-2 Introduction to Design.
60: Effective Organization.
61: D-3 Location, Location, Location!.
62: D-4 Redirecting a Reader's Attention.
63: Appropriate Visual Expression.
64: D-5 Types of Visual Expression.
65: Powerful Text Messages.
66: D-6 Choosing Font Types and Attributes.
67: What's the Big Idea?.
68: Assessing Student Progress.
69: Global Design Principles Checklist.
70: Blueprint Time.
71: Sketching Initial Ideas.
72: D-7 Outlines: Organizing Your Presentation.
73: Outlining Presentations and Papers.
74: Designing Publications.
75: D-8 Dissecting a Newsletter.
76: D-9 Creating a Magazine Cover Page.
77: Creating Production Storyboards.
78: Planning Photo Albums and Essays.
79: Assessing Student Progress.
80: D-10 Learning to Become a Photographer.
81: D-11 A Photographer's Journal.
82: Project Blueprint Checklist.
83: Execution.
84: The Smooth Operator.
85: The Publisher.
86: Introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2000.
87: Creating a Cover Page.
88: Creating a Newsletter.
89: Assessing Student Progress.
90: Rubric: The Publisher.
91: The Presenter.
92: Creating Presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint 2004.
93: Delivering Effective Presentations.
94: E-1 Delivering Your Presentation.
95: Assessing Student Progress.
96: Rubric: The Presenter.
97: The Photographer.
98: Preparing Your Pictures with iPhoto 6.
99: Sharing Your Pictures.
100: Assessing Student Progress.
101: E-2 Tips for Better Digital Photography.
102: Rubric: The Photographer.
103: The Producer.
104: Preparing a Movie with iMovie HD 6.
105: Sharing Your Movie.
106: Assessing Student Progress.
107: Rubric: The Producer.