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We had a blizzard! Week 10 of Connecting Cultures with Hong Kong #resvt #rchkpyp #awesome3LT #vted
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What Does Fourth Grade Research Look Like? #resvt #vted #vsla
Fourth graders are researching and taking notes for their Capstone independent research projects. Fourth grade research can look like reading printed articles and books (see photo above). It can also  look like reading websites or watching online videos. On...

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February 207 at the RES Library, by the numbers #resvt #vsla #vted
Fourth grade scholars looking for resources to answer their research questions about animation and pottery February 2017 at the RES library, by the numbers: Number of library books and other materials checked out by RES scholars, families, and staff:  1328 ...

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Taking Notes from Videos, Audio Recordings, Interviews, and Websites
The steps for taking notes from a print source, like a book or a website, are: How to take notes from print Read a section of text Think about the new information until it makes sense Ask yourself, “Does this information help answer my research question?” C...

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Fourth Grade Capstone Project Research Questions #resvt #geniushour #vted
Cross-posted from the Think Create Collaborate blog. RES fourth graders have been working on their interest-based Capstone Projects in their Enrichment Library classes.  They have each developed a research question they will use to focus their investigation...

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Fourth Grade Capstone Project Research Questions #resvt #geniushour #vted
RES fourth graders have been working on their interest-based Capstone Projects, and they have each developed a research question they will use to focus their investigations. We are so impressed by the thoughtfulness of the questions! Our students have a gre...

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Capstone Projects: Taking Notes
How to take notes Read a section of text Think about the new information until it makes sense Ask yourself, “Does this information help answer my research question?” Connect new information with what you knew before Write down the important words Fact Fragm...

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Luck and Lion Dances: Week 9 of Connecting Cultures with Hong Kong #resvt #rchkpyp #awesome3LT
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How to Turn a Good Topic into a Great Research Question #resvt #vsla
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next step in our fourth grade enrichment library classes is for the
scholars to create research questions for their Capstone Projects.
Scholars will start by asking themselves, What do I already know about
my topic? And what am I curious about? A go...

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January 2017 at the RES library, by the numbers #resvt #vsla #vted
Second graders working on their blog posts about animals January 2017 at the RES library, by the numbers: Number of library books and other materials checked out by RES scholars, families, and staff: 1553   --  that's  78 items   per day. Number of TumbleBo...
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