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TRAILS: Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills

TRAILS: Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills
Tip for using the same student codes across sessions: You will need to create a new session. In the STUDENT CODES section, click on "Yes, copy from a closed session" and select the former session name from the drop-down menu. This is a useful feature if you plan to give a post-test. [3/12/2014] Benchmarks for 2012-13 are now available: When you log in, there is a benchmark option under "My Account". Along with the national benchmark, state figures are given for those assessments that were administered to at least 500 students at the targeted grade level. [11/30/2013] Preparing your students for college?

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The TL Toolkit for Student Success Home Think you don’t? Yes you do! Teacher-librarians can and do make a difference. There is a considerable body of documented evidence that proves that schools having a good school library and program have a positive impact on student achievement. Although the data is mounting globally it is also clear that school administrators need to have evidence at the local school level when planning for school improvement and making tough financial decisions. Look how far we’ve come (already) in Ontario.

Virtual Information Inquiry: REACTS Stripling and Pitts Research Process Model The late 1980s was a time when many librarians and educators were discussing the importance of information skills. Barbara Stripling and Judy Pitts focused their attention on the need for high level thinking in the research process. It became known as the Stripling and Pitts Research Process Model or REACTS. Read the article Teaching Inquiry with Primary Sources to see REACTS in action.

Watch LION: Library Information literacy Online Network Episodes About this original series Welcome to LION TV, an Online Network devoted to helping you learn all about the world of Information. Whether you are wanting to learn how to do Research, use Google more effectively, understand what is an Authoritative web site, or learn about a myriad of issues related to Information; this ever growing network will assist you with your information needs. Content at this site comes from the ANimated Tutorial Sharing Project (see and is produced by professional librarians who work together across institutions to develop programs.

Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices: A Guideline Approved by the ACRL Board, June 2003, revised January 2012. Note: Links within the text will take you to an annotation of the highlighted terms. Overview The “Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices: A Guideline” attempts to articulate elements of exemplary information literacy programs for undergraduate students at four- and two-year institutions. 5 Google Classroom Tips for Teachers - Things You Might Have Overlooked or Forgotten Like I'm sure many of you are, I'm getting lots of requests from colleagues and readers for help with Google Classroom. I have a bunch of short tutorials here on my YouTube channel. But I made the following slideshow for my colleagues who are starting to really use and rely on Google Classroom now that are school is closed.

Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki - Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki Welcome to Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki. This wiki was created to be a one-stop shop for great ideas and information for all types of librarians. All over the world, librarians are developing successful programs and doing innovative things with technology that no one outside of their library knows about. There are lots of great blogs out there sharing information about the profession, but there is no one place where all of this information is collected and organized. That's what we're trying to do. AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Skip to main content ALA User Menu Search form A Division of the American Library Association

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.

NeoMillennial Learning styles#x3 Key areas#x3 Key areas The premise of the paper is this – that given the exposure to media a new or neomillennial learning style is emerging based around ICT technologies. The exposure to new technologies is detailed in this comment in the paper by Dieterle,Dede & Schrier “During their formative years, millennials –– the cohort born after 1982 –– have had unprecedented access to a broad range of media in the United States (Roberts et al., 2005) and abroad.