Educator: Research assignments with relevance yield better results

09/28/2009 | Edutopia.org

High-school students will be more enthusiastic about writing a research paper -- and do a better job -- if the assignment has a defined purpose, the CEO and founder of Envision Schools writes in this blog post. For example, a history teacher and English teacher could collaborate on an assignment where students study a topic, write a research paper and produce a short documentary film about what they learned. This would illustrate the purpose of research, Bob Lenz writes.

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