Google’s Research Tool is built into both Docs and Slides and can save you lots of valuable classroom time, as well as assist you in teaching students about copyright, plagiarism, citing sources and finding quality sources. Check out this great overview video by Bradly Lands to learn more about Google’s Research Tool.
So what are you going to do with all the time you used to spend on researching and report writing? Let’s teach above the line, bringing collaboration, critical thinking and application into the project! Watch this video for my spin on taking advantage of this tool, the collaboration that Google offers, and Mystery Skype to bring a classic project into the 21st century!