Tech Tip Thursday #34

Research and Writing Tips For Students

Resources to Help Students Research and Write Faster to Become More Efficient

What Does The Standards Say?

Production and Distribution of Writing:

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Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

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Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

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Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.


Research to Build and Present Knowledge:

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Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.

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Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.

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Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Tools for Editing

Writers can use a variety of self-editing tools to improve their writing. Here are a few self-editing tools:

Consistency Checker (Google docs add-on)

Hemingway app

Kindle e-ink reader for proofreading

PerfectIt

Tonia McMillan, Technology Coordinator

I would love to work with you and your students on using technology more efficiently.