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Early Childhood Education - Prof. Weinberger: Developing Keywords for your Search

Find your keywords

When searching the databases for articles, do not type in whole sentences.

After finding your topic, use some of the questions under the Find a Topic page to formulate search questions. 

Topic: Benefits of Charter School on Children

Use the following keywords:

Charter Schools and History

Charter Schools and Debate

Charter Schools and Negative Effects

Charter Schools and Economy

Charter Schools and Public Opinion

Think of words that mean the same thing or something similar to your topic and try searching those words too. 

If you want to search for other persuasive articles (outside of CQ Researcher and Opposing Viewpoints) add an additional term such such as Editorial, Opinion, Debate, Commentary, etc. 

Build a Search Strategy with your Keywords

Search Strategy Builder - An online tool from the University of Arizona that will help you organize your keywords into a search strategy

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