Strategize Research

Silhouette of person's head with a lightbulb inside of it.Strategize Research

Level 1- Emerging

Students explore topics of interest broadly in order to develop and refine research questions.

  • Create and modify a research plan as needed until sufficient information is gathered.
  • Browse and freely explore search engines, textbooks, encyclopedias, and wikis to gather background information on a topic.
  • Develop a preliminary question, opinion, or thesis on a topic.

Level 2- Developing

Students engage with deeper questions on specialized topics, including original research that contributes to the field of study.

  • Revise question, opinion, or thesis as necessary in response to new information, including conflicting or alternate viewpoints.
  • Develop an original research question which contributes to the body of knowledge in the discipline, profession, or community.

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