RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Teaching students to be researchers
Sat Sep 3, 2011 18:15

I love the fact that Wilfrid went to more than one person to find out what a memory was to them. I think that it is important for us to teach our students to seek out different sources. That they shouldn't always rely on one persons thoughts, views, or perspective and make it their own. We must teach them that one persons answer is only a small piece of the puzzle.

  • Similiarities/Differences - Kara S, Sat Sep 3 08:54
    Wilfrid became a researcher in the story when he learned Miss Nancy had lost her memory. He wanted to know what it meant to lose your memory. Wilfrid hearing his parents talking about Miss Nancy... more
    • reply to Kara - Lori Vestal, Sun Sep 4 06:41
      He did go to various people to get the meaning of memory and those people were his teachers in a sense, then he used that information to also become the teacher to Mrs. Nancy. I think many times we... more
    • Teaching students to be researchers - hicksrd1, Sat Sep 3 18:15
      • reply to Teaching students to be researchers - Ginger Landers, Sun Sep 4 23:47
        I agree that as a researcher you cannot rely on one source but instead use various and reliable sources.
      • multiple sources - Marlee Wright, Sat Sep 3 23:29
        I liked that too - I agree, when we do our own research we need to use multiple sources, and we need to guide our students into finding numerous resources. If we only use one source, and that source... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011