Brittany McDaniel
Re: Online Reading
Wed Jul 17, 2013 16:34

I really liked those tools. I find myself being just like that kid. I tend to go from page to page when researching and eventually realize that I have gotten off track and wasted so much time. I may have to try to use some of these tools for myself.

  • Re: Online Reading - Lindsay Aaron, Wed Jul 17 16:32
    Natalie, I read the article from Learn NC. It talked a lot about how students are distracted by popups, videos, images and etc that come along with online reading. There was an interesting site... more
    • Training students - Robyn Pickering, Wed Jul 17 20:30
      It's probably a good idea to work with students on good internet researching skills before doing an internet workshop. Sort of like doing a nonfiction text components scavenger hunt but the internet... more
      • RE: Training - lohrmk, Thu Jul 18 09:44
        That was actually mentioned in the Internet Workshop article. It said that they trained students how to do an internet workshop and use the internet for research before they ever started the... more
      • Training - hobsonkd 127, Wed Jul 17 22:19
        I think training is a great idea. If we model for them on the smartboard (or any other projector)...they will have a better understanding of our expectations.
      • Re: Training students - Lindsay Aaron , Wed Jul 17 20:55
        I agree Robyn. It's great to provide that support so that they are successful in researching and such.
    • Re: Online Reading - Natalie Kabel, Wed Jul 17 16:50
      I read about that readability. I think that if you have a child who needs to do research online to use that readability because it will help them! But those strategies are so important as well!! I... more
      • Re: Online Reading - Lindsay Aaron, Wed Jul 17 17:03
        I would like to try it for myself as well. I think it seems very neat!
    • Re: Online Reading - Brittany McDaniel, Wed Jul 17 16:34
      • Re: Online Reading - Lindsay Aaron, Wed Jul 17 17:04
        Yes, I think it is the natural ADD in all of us. It is human nature to become distracted. I have to distance myself from distractions. We have to learn behaviors and how to get around them. That is... more
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