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

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

S.O.S. for Information Literacy 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. Evidence-Based Practice is not complicated. Some Benefits of Evidence-Based Practice: Improving and demonstrating student achievement Becoming learning central Empowering the learner and the professional Highlighting the school library’s role in school improvement Providing accountability: funding, staffing, scheduling Planning more effectively Increasing your job satisfaction Reflecting on your practice Moving beyond advocacy

Resources for Digital Learning April 10, 2014 The Digital Shift On Libraries and New Media, powered by Library Journal and School Library Journal Home » Ebooks » Resources for Digital Learning Resources for Digital Learning By Kathy Ishizuka on February 6, 2013 Leave a Comment From Technology integration isn’t confined to a single 24 hours, of course. Key topics of interest among our users? Research/curation: An Alternative Search Tool for Your Tablet Wikivoyage launches Web Search: What’s Common Crawl All About? Advanced Power Searching with Google Model Library Curriculum shared on our PA DOE portal by Joyce Valenza Kathy’s updated assessments New from Pew: How Teens do Research in the Digital World EasyBib’s New Extensions: two/too “easy buttons”? UN History Project launched My secret search/curating weapon Crowdsourcing the Past – Georeferencing Website Puts Historic Maps in their Place | LJ INFOdocket Why hair salons need to curate Ebooks/reading: Ebook toolkit: Easy-to-Use Applications for Creating Your Own Common Core: Tools: U.S.

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. Episodes of LION: Library Information literacy Online Network PsycINFO Thesaurus Tutorial Demonstrates how to use the subject heading thesaurus in the PsycINFO database (EBSCOhost 2.0) to perform more precise searches.

Impact Studies - CISSL The School Library Impact Measure (SLIM) is a toolkit that enables you toassess student learning through guided inquiry in the school library. It consists offour instruments that elicit students’ reflections on their learning at three points intheir inquiry process. The toolkit will enable collaborating school librarian –teacher teams to chart changes in students’ knowledge and experiencesthroughout the process. Inquiry LearningThe school context for using the SLIM toolkit is an inquiry unit. SLIM Handbook SLIM Reflection Instruments and Scoring Guidelines SLIM Scoring Sheet Kuhlthau, C., Heinstrom, J, & Todd, R. Todd, R. Todd.

AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Skip to main content ALA User Menu Search form A Division of the American Library Association You are at: ALA.org » AASL » Learning Standards & Program Guidelines » Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Share this page: Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Print Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Standards for the 21st-Century Learner offer vision for teaching and learning to both guide and beckon our profession as education leaders. Rights and permission on the use of the learning standards. Downloading & Ordering You can download the Learning Standards as an eight-page full-color pamphlet: You can also purchase the learning standards in packets of 12 from the ALA Online Store. Prices are $13.50 for members; $14.95 for non-members. *This publication complements the Standards for the 21st-Century Learner in Action and Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Programs. © 1996–2015 American Library Association

Dr. Ross Todd - Library Partnerships: Working Together for Student Success - LibGuides at Bergen Community College Scholarly Journal Articles (Refereed) TODD. R. J. (2012) School Libraries and the Development of Intellectual Agency: Evidence from New Jersey. Presented in the Research Forum of AASL, and to be published in School Library Research TODD, R. TODD, R. TODD, R.J. (2011) “One Common Goal: Student Learning. Hay, L. & TODD, R.J. (2010). Gordon, C.A. & TODD, R.J. (2009). TODD, R.J. (2009). TODD, R.J. (2009). TODD, R.J. (2009). TODD, R.J. (2009). TODD, R.J. (2009). TODD, R.J. (2008). TODD, R.J. (2008). TODD, R.J. (2008). Kuhlthau, C., Heinstrom, J., & TODD, R.J. (2008). TODD, R.J. (2007). TODD, R. (2006). TODD, R. (2006). TODD, R. (2006).

Teaching Information Literacy: Tips and Resources 7/1/2003 By: Leonarda Brush What is Information Literacy? The Final Report of the American Library Association Presidential Committee on Information Literacy states, "Information literate people know how to find, evaluate, and use information effectively to solve a particular problem or make a decision — whether the information they select comes from a computer, a book, a government agency, a film, or any number of other possible resources." This seems easy enough to teach on the surface, but when you take into consideration what students do with the information they gather, many factors enter into the learning equation. Instead of wading through hundreds of potential hits, students need to learn: how to focus their searching strategies and zero in on the information; how to recognize reliable resources and those that are not reliable; what plagiarism is and how to avoid doing it; how to paraphrase a selection; how to give credit to their resources. Locating Information:

Eight Indigenous Narratives for Those in Search of Alternatives to Island of the Blue Dolphins Those assigning Scott O'Dell's 1960 novel Island of the Blue Dolphins may want to look at these contemporary and historical works featuring coming-of-age themes and accurate depictions of Indigenous culture. Those assigning Scott O'Dell's 1960 novel Island of the Blue Dolphins may want to consider these Indigenous stories instead. Both fiction and nonfiction, these contemporary and historical works feature coming-of-age themes and accurate depictions of Indigenous culture. Fiction Boulley, Angeline. Firekeeper’s Daughter. Bowles, David. Bruchac, Joseph. Bruchac, Joseph. Day, Christine. Day, Christine. Little Badger, Darcie. Perry, Anthony. Quigley, Dawn. Nonfiction Dunbar-Ortiz. Gansworth, Eric. Grann, David. Treuer, Anton. Get Print. Libraries are always evolving.

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