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You can do BIG things with Big6 Skills! Big6 is a six-stage model to help anyone solve problems or make decisions by using information. Some call it information literacy, information communication, or ICT skills, or a process, but we call it the Big6. Using the Big6 information literacy process, you will identify information research goals, seek, use, and assemble relevant, credible information, then to reflect— is the final product effective and was my process efficient. The Big6 information literacy process is completely transferable to any grade level, subject area, or workplace. Big6, state and national instructional standards, and your curriculum all work together hand-in-hand.

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How to Teach with Technology: Social Studies Check out these tips from students and educators for high tech teaching: Blogging the Textbook "As a teacher, to make social studies more fun, I use the CoveritLive blogging tool. While I talk and read from the textbook, some of the kids have a blog conversation about what I am presenting. I can be sure they are staying on topic because another teacher approves their comments. (Every comment must be approved by a teacher.) Skills Overview The Big6™ Developed by Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz, the Big6 is the most widely known and widely used approach to teaching information and technology skills in the world. Used in thousands of K-12 schools, higher education institutions, and corporate and adult training programs, the Big6 information problem-solving model is applicable whenever people need and use information. The Big6 integrates information search and use skills along with technology tools in a systematic process to find, use, apply, and evaluate information for specific needs and tasks. Why Big6™? We all suffer from information overload.

Untitled Document The PLUS model This model of the information skills process is called the PLUS model and seeks to incorporate the key elements of previous models while adding emphasis on thinking skills and self evaluation. PLUS incorporates the elements of Purpose, Location, Use and Self-evaluation. Little Known Ways To Power Your Google Search Home » Data Visualization » How to be a Google Power User New round here? Be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed. It’s a familiar frustration for most of us: You type your precise, specific search terms into Google, and expect to find what you need on the first page. UDL Toolkits: enseñando a todo estudiante d Model of the Internet Inquiry Process This toolkit was made possible by a grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, Grant Award #H324N010005. What is the Internet inquiry toolkit? The Internet Inquiry Toolkit is a resource for language arts, content area, and special education teachers (grades 5-10) who recognize that finding information on the Internet has become an essential literacy task for today's students.

Middle School Social Studies What Student Engagement Is, and Is Not Teachers, of course, have always sought to engage students, but that phrase is so very broad, and desperately needed clarity when it became the predominant “look-for” in classrooms.Read more. Virtual Field Trip: Constitution Day in Philadelphia On September 17, Discovery Education celebrated Constitution Day with an exclusive day of events in Philadelphia, and we invited teachers and students nationwide to join us for a Virtual Field Trip to learn about the Constitution, the Founding Fathers, and the foundation of our democracy.Read more. {*style:<a href=' Education Resources on the Atomic Bombs of World War II{*style:</b>*}{*style:</a>*}{*style:<br>*} August 9th will mark the 70th anniversary of the bomb dropped on Nagasaki.

TeenTech TeenTech runs lively events with a supporting awards scheme to help young teenagers see the wide range of career possibilities in Science, Engineering and Technology. An award-winning, industry-led initiative, TeenTech was founded in 2008 by Maggie Philbin and Chris Dodson to help the “X Factor” generation understand their true potential and the real opportunities available in the contemporary STEM workplace. Partnership with the CILIP IL Group The CILIP Information Literacy Group, in partnership with the TeenTech initiative, sponsors an award for 11-16 year olds that recognises excellence in research and information literacy. The Research and Information Literacy Award celebrates how well young people can dispel the ‘Google Generation’ myth and show that they can be truly information literate researchers as they explore their ideas to make life better, simpler or easier. Resource sheets for pupils

Carol Kuhlthau In the first stage, initiation, a person becomes aware of a gap in knowledge or a lack of understanding, where feelings of uncertainty and apprehension are common. At this point,the task is merely to recognize a need for information. Thoughts center on contemplating the problem, comprehending the task, and relating the problem to prior experience and personal knowledge. Actions frequently involve discussing possible avenues of approach or topics to pursue. In the second stage, selection, the task is to identify and select the general topic to be investigated and the approach to be pursued. Feelings of uncertainty often give way to optimism after the selection as been made and there is a readiness to begin the search.

Alfabetización Informacional del sitio web »SCONUL siete pilares de la alfabetización informacional In 1999, The SCONUL Working Group on Information Literacy published “Information skills in higher education: a SCONUL position paper” (SCONUL, 1999), introducing the Seven Pillars of Information Skills model. Since then, the model has been adopted by librarians and teachers around the world as a means of helping them to deliver information skills to their learners. In 2012 the model was updated and expanded to reflect more clearly the range of different terminologies and concepts which we now understand as “Information Literacy”. In order for the model to be relevant to different user communities and ages, the new model is presented as a generic “core” model for Higher Education, to which a series of “lenses”, representing the different groups of learners, can be applied. In the 21st century, information literacy is a key attribute for everyone, irrespective of age or experience.

LiteracyCCGPS - Social Studies Informational Text Resources Skip to main content Try Wikispaces Classroom now. Brand new from Wikispaces. 5 Great Videos for Library Instruction The teaching librarians here are gearing up for another semester of classes which begin next week. In some of the classes we do, we like to use different sorts of media and technology for teaching. We’ve been looking at videos for several of our classes and I’m always surprised with the interesting videos that other the librarians find. Here are five of my favorite videos for information literacy instruction that I’ve seen over the years. Eli Pariser: Beware online “filter bubbles”

Carol Kuhlthau Guided Inquiry opens the inquiry process at Initiation, immerses students in background knowledge at Selection, guides in exploring interesting ideas at Exploration, enables identifying an inquiry question at Formulation, supports gathering to address the question at Collection, intervenes for creating and sharing at Preparation, and assesses throughout the inquiry process and evaluates at the close. Let’s take a closer look the Guided Inquiry Design Framework. Guided Inquiry Design Framework

Course: Information literacy - the digital library - Examples: These are suggestions, listen to your mentor / teacher, find other examples! But when you write - be consistent! Articles from journals: Guthrie, E.(1998) Psychological stress and burnout in medical students.

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