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New: Common Core State Standards Mapped to the information fluency model

New: Common Core State Standards Mapped to the information fluency model | Current Updates | Scoop.it

The Common Core State Standards provide a framework for teaching information fluency in Grades 3 through 12. To help educators in this task, relevant information fluency competencies are mapped to the appropriate standards.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, January 22, 2013 2:43 PM

Click through the Blue headline for the crosswalk.  A pdf version is also linked on the page. 

Deborah Owen's curator insight, January 23, 2013 8:56 AM

Why is digital information fluency important? This page shows you how each step directly addresses Common Core standards! 

Doug Picirillo's curator insight, January 26, 2013 6:36 PM

Information fluency is not about learning to manage information, or even to communicate about information.  It is about about learning to discover and manage meaning and communicate effectively in a world awash in information.

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Writing Undergoes Renaissance in Curricula - National Writing Project

Writing Undergoes Renaissance in Curricula - National Writing Project | Current Updates | Scoop.it

Summary: Various forces, such as the Common Core State Standards, are bringing about a newfound focus on writing instruction for teachers. One of these teachers is Linda Denstaedt, co-director of the Oakland Writing Project in Michigan, who uses strategies such as the "multidraft read" in order to encourage her students to approach reading like a writer.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, January 5, 2013 2:08 PM

I like the angle of this articler.  The common core standards provide real punch for a radical revision of writing curriculum across the country.  The critical thinking basis of the standards is a natural fit for many modes of writing.  Let's leverage this change to create a new emphasis on writing!

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Routine Writing

Teaching & Assessing Common Writing with Six Traits (an Oklahoma Writing Project presentation)

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, January 1, 2013 2:39 PM

Understanding the relationship between 6-Trait and the common core standards is a necessary professional skill. Pay particular attention to the Common Core's 10 Anchor Standards for Writing.  You'll see the connections. 

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A Great Book . . . Plus a NEW WORKSHOP on COMMON CORE Writing Standards!

A Great Book . . . Plus a NEW WORKSHOP on COMMON CORE Writing Standards! | Current Updates | Scoop.it
First, the book: The Write Direction A few years ago, I was honored to write the Foreword for a book I believe in deeply, called The Write Direction: A New Teacher’s Practical Guide to Teaching Wri...

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