When your teacher gives you research to do, I'd like to think that your first step would be to come to the library and check out a book. But, you know you're going to search online. And I know you're going to search online. So if you're going to go online, here's some stuff for you to think about...
You can walk through a mall in public and not:
Sure thing research strategies
Check out these cool tools to help you do fantastic research, create persuasive, authorative presentations, and get top marks!
Beyond the basics
Bored by the basic essay? Want your teacher to sit up and pay attention? Here are some really cool ideas you may want to consider.
- Microsoft Publisher will allow you to easily create professional looking posters, brochures, flyers, etc., and if you need any help, the library staff will be happy to assist you.
- Why don't you try a glog? A glog is a kind of online poster- a fancy creation of cool backgrounds, text, images, music, video - all designed by you that gives you the perfect way to express yourself.
- Or what about a voki? Voki is a free service that allows you to create personalized speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages. You can create a character and use it to present information for a project, or even to practise French or Spanish pronunciation.
- Why be square? Don't limit yourself to the straight lines of Microsoft PowerPoint! Look at the one below and then check out prezi yourself!