Once again I tried something new in my 8th grade science class. This year for a final assessment I borrowed a research project on Influential Thinkers. Students could choose from Newton to J. Goodall for topics. They then had to do research using both the internet and books. A final typed paper of over 1 page (2-3 hand written) was the expectation. Here were the problems.
1. Half the 3.5'' drives in the library didn't work.
2. Every kid wanted to use Wikipedia, but the district… Continue