As We Think of Student Research

On Thursday, a group of high school teachers and I had the occasion to lament the lack of researching skills that students (and sometimes adults) have. It seems that fewer and fewer researchers go deep, beyond the first four or five hits from a Google search or the Wikipedia entry. To these researchers, electronic databases, books, and diverse opinions are foreign concepts. Today, during my twitter break, I saw the following tweet from Alec Couros: courosa: Watch this TED Talk today This tweet intrigued me. First, Alec is a great filter who usually shares important, thought provoking material. Secondly, […]