10 Free Tools for Everyday Research (Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad) Searching for information and making sense of it is a process that involves critical thinking and it is an important skill. Fortunately, there are many free digital tools available to help students efficiently sift through an overwhelming abundance of web content to find the relevant and reliable information they need.
• Popplet is a tool to capture and organize your ideas • Students use Popplet for learning • Used as a mind-map, Popplet helps students think and learn visually • Students can capture facts, thoughts, and images and learn to create relationships between them
• A new literacy tool for a new generation • Inspire students to write and read better, and more often • Beautiful art inspires students and jumpstarts their writing
This is a fast paced presentation where I will review 60 web tools in 60 minutes. I will go over the tools quickly, showing examples when possible, and some videos from colleagues and friends. I try to share educational relevance of every sites, some sites I have not yet had the chance to use with students, but I see potential for the classroom.