Safe nonfiction database develops students’ research skills
Pros: The site’s organization is consistent, so kids can easily find information and quickly learn what to expect.
Cons: Without individual student logins, there’s no way for teachers to analyze how specific kids are using the site.
Bottom Line: Student-centric research site gives kids a just-right amount of information to build foundational research skills.
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