Everyone is a Researcher

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Without realizing it, we are all researchers.  We use the internet, read books, interview each other, make informal surveys, read journals and articles, and even do experiments in our daily lives. Yet, in an academic setting, children need to develop measurable questions, check their sources, analyze information from different sources, understand data, do critical analyses, and perhaps write up a report. While quality researchers have strong study skills and are well-organized, they also have unlimited enthusiasm for digging deeper into their chosen topic. Restorative literacies can be embedded into project-based learning, fostering both disciplinary literacies and research skills. 

Let’s explore together.