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Library and research skills - KS3 Skills - Key Stage 3 - Resources - Home

Library and research skills - KS3 Skills - Key Stage 3 - Resources - Home | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
Library and research skills
- a rich library of resources created by teachers for teachers
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Together for Learning - Collaboration space to share Learning Commons Resources

Together for Learning - Collaboration space to share Learning Commons Resources | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

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Patricia Carmichael's curator insight, September 24, 2013 7:50 PM

OKay, online but still a good idea for pedagogy insights...

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Would I Build a Library?| The Committed Sardine

Would I Build a Library?| The Committed Sardine | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

If I had a green fields school, would I build a library?

The answer is absolutely YES, but what would it look like and function like?

Well, to answer that question I would look at the characteristics of the students I teach. We know that they are:

information savvy, but often struggle to validate the information they collect

 

technology savvy, but need direction and scaffolding to use these tools for learning

 

media savvy, but need support to interpret and understand, but enjoy visual media

 

impatient and often require immediate gratification

 

connected communicators and collaborators

 

like to customize and adapt their environment to suit themselves

 

value transparency, fairness, and openness

 

So given these characteristics, what would I include in my library? ...

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Connecting the Classroom and the Library: How One School Uses Web-Based Library Projects to Build Information-Literacy Skills

Connecting the Classroom and the Library: How One School Uses Web-Based Library Projects to Build Information-Literacy Skills | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

The first step we took in 1999 was to stop teaching isolated library skills classes. We began reinforcing information-literacy skills through class projects. At that time, we employed traditional strategies, including paper pathfinders and guided lab sessions.


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Lourense Das's curator insight, May 15, 2013 3:33 AM

Integrating #informationliteracy in the curriculum. New? Find out by reading this case story by Mike Terry, Dallas-USA #IL

Peg Becksvoort's curator insight, July 17, 2013 11:08 AM

How we teach may have changed, but what we teach has strong similarities - just repurposed and made more 21st C.

Sarah McElrath's curator insight, April 19, 2015 8:47 PM

Research has shown teaching isolated library skills is ineffective. 

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25 Libraries We Most Love on Pinterest | OEDb

25 Libraries We Most Love on Pinterest | OEDb | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it
These libraries are must-follows on everyone's favorite social bookmarking site, Pinterest.
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