Research and Develop a Topic

In Research and Develop a Topic learn to identify credible online sources and make an interactive research document with basic coding.

Duration: 3-4 hours. Students use Apps Script, Docs and Search.

Research and Develop a topic is suitable for:
Key Stage 3
Key Stage 4

The resource is video-based and features Free, ready-to-use lesson plans, rubrics to enable teachers to evaluate a student’s work across a variety of skills and levels of proficiency (i.e. beginner, developing, accomplished, and exemplary) and a dashboard to show how each student is progressing.

By the end of these lessons, students should be able to:

  • Define a problem, research question, or goal
  • Collaborate with others to conduct research and develop digital artifacts
  • Discuss and perform basic and advanced internet search strategies
  • Evaluate the bias of digital information sources and select sources of information for credibility, accuracy, and relevance

How to get started? Sign in as an Instructor with a Google account here. If you don’t have a Google account, click “more options” and then “create an account”.

If you are a teacher in England, you can register here for our free teacher workshops. If you would like to bring the applied digital skills training event to your school, college or centre near you and can guarantee 20 educators, we can host the event at your school or college.


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Created: Jul 15, 2019

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