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How Should We Teach Information Literacy in Schools?

How Should We Teach Information Literacy in Schools? | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

When the majority of information moves from print to digital form, we need a new set of critical skills in order to find what we need and use if properly. Many students get to college without having learned much in the way of information literacy, although professors often expect it was already taught. How should schools teach kids about finding good materials for research? About plagiarism? About finding authoritative sources online?


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John Slifko's curator insight, July 9, 2013 5:40 PM

a new set of skils are necessary

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Literacy Now: Resolving the Tension between Basic Literacy and Information Literacy

Literacy Now: Resolving the Tension between Basic Literacy and Information Literacy | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

On average, Americans read at an 8th grade level.


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Search Education – Google

Search Education – Google | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

Web search can be a remarkable tool for students, and a bit of instruction in how to search for academic sources will help your students become critical thinkers and independent learners.

 

With the materials on this site, you can help your students become skilled searchers- whether they're just starting out with search, or ready for more advanced training.


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Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles" | Video on TED.com

TED Talks As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don't get exposed to information that could...
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Media and Information Literacy for teachers

Media and Information Literacy education is a recently-developed pedagogical approach that take into consideration the new cultures emerging from the Information Society. Some prefer the terms Media Education, News Literacy, Digital Literacy, Information Literacy, or 21st Century Literacies. Media Studies and Media Ecology researchers world-wide are also contributing to the development of these new educational initiatives.


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NatalyTverdokhlebova's curator insight, October 21, 2014 5:42 AM

Медиа и информационная грамотность учителей

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Designing Assignments for Developing Information Literacy Skills

Designing Assignments for Developing Information Literacy Skills | Informed Teacher Librarianship | Scoop.it

Questions and 25 suggestions to help you design assignments.


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