Challenge #29: Assess and Process

Hopefully you spent the last several weeks working your research plan! I hope it went well for you. Now, it’s time for some self-assessment: Did you start with a research question? Did you target your subject’s time and place? Did you search in a variety...

Stay Tuned!

Some of you have noticed that I haven’t published a post since July 11, 2015. Thank you for noticing!  You are among my loyal readers and I appreciate you and thank you. Life has a way of throwing in a few bumps in the road and I’ve hit a few, so my blog had to take a...

Challenge #28: What Do You See?

People who know my dad say I look like my dad. People who know my mom say I look like my mom. How can that be? It’s because they are looking at me from the reference point of what they know. They either know my dad or my mom and see those features in me. What...

Challenge #27: Execute Your Research Plan

Here’s the one you’ve been waiting for! Your challenge is to execute your research plan! I’m sure you’re excited to FINALLY get to it. Just remember: Don’t rush your work or you may miss a vital clue. Cite your sources. Be thorough in your examination of each...

Challenge #25: Extract a Document

Imagine you’re a dentist, the kind that pulls out teeth! Extracting a document is like pulling a tooth, except you pick out the sections you want to keep intact. An extract is an exact word-for-word PORTION of a document. You would extract a portion of a...

Challenge #24: Abstract a Document

Your assignment is to go cut down some trees. Now, don’t worry, you are NOT going to ruin the earth with this assignment! You may remember the adage, “You can’t see the forest for the trees.” When you find a document that contains information...

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