[Editor’s note: This story, originally published on October 3rd of this year, was our #5 most popular story of the year. Happy holidays, and thank you for tuning into our 2018 countdown!]

After one year as library media specialist and three years teaching English, I’ve learned some of the ins and outs of teaching research inside and beyond the English classroom.

1. Start them young
There are so many skills that students must synthesize to engage in successful research. Students need to locate reliable sources, evaluate the effectiveness of said reliable sources to answer a teacher- or student-driven research question, integrate the research...

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  • About the Author:

    Angie Jameson of Kent, Ohio is in her second year of serving as library media specialist at Chagrin Falls (OH) Exempted Village Schools. Previously, Jameson taught high school English and journalism at Chagrin Falls and Stow High School.