Define and plan information searches to investigate questions, topics or problems
Typically by the end of Kindy Year - students: use ICT to identify where information is located
using icon based programs to locate information
* Our Learning Centres
* Turtle Territory Weebly
* Googleable vs non-Googleable questions
* QR codes
Typically by the end of Year 2 - students: use ICT to identify, record and classify textual and graphic information to show what is known and what needs to be investigated
using colour coding and drawing software to show steps in a sequence
- world book online
mindmapping tools e.g,. Popplet app
Mathematics: Drawing in google docs to rotate and flip polygons.
History: Google Earth - Historical Imagery
Google Newspaper Archive - search scanned archived newspapers from all over the world.
Typically by the end of Year 4 - students: use ICT to plan an information search or generation of information, recognising some pattern within the information,
listing what information is required and suggesting where it may be located, creating methods of recording data from experiments
- online dictionary
- online enyclopedia
- world book online
Mathematics: Using Google Forms to collect and analyse data (forms → show summary of responses)
- Make a Google Site page to provide relevant information to students.
- Create a research template in google docs and use research tools to add images and info. Automatically sites information.
- Concept mapping: Google App - bubbl.us
Typically by the end of Year 6 - students: use a range of ICT to identify and represent patterns in sets of information and to pose questions to guide searching for, or generating, further information
using tables, charts and graphic
organisers such as concept maps
Docs - Tools → Research (How to)
Slides - Tools → Research (How to)
Google Doc Add-on: Text Help Study Skills (collates highlighted notes according to colour)
Google Docs Add-on: Mind Meister (turns dot point lists into Mind Maps)
History: Google App - Ancient History Encyclopedia
Have class design criteria for task, therefore then know what they need
Googles Search information site