Research #3 - Primo Web 2.0 Tools « The Cheeky Lit Teacher Photo by Filomena Scalise of FreeDigitalPhotos.net The following online resources are great for completing research collaboratively without having to physically meet. Of course, it’s necessary to have some discussion so that you know what each group member is doing, but it’s possible even to do that online. Research has become considerably easier for students, but they still need to be taught what tools are available to them and how they can be used effectively. After reviewing numerous tools, I have come to the conclusion that these are the most generally useful for high school student research and group collaboration.
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i 2 Votes This is a site that you are bound to find useful in your classroom.