Library Gems for All Ages
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FYIs for education, advocacy and awareness of issues relevant for school and public libraries.
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Six Ways To Avoid Death By PowerPoint

Six Ways To Avoid Death By PowerPoint | Library Gems for All Ages | Scoop.it
PowerPoint presentations are overused, and too often, boring. Here are six ideas for how to deliver a fantastic presentation without ever putting up a slide.

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a little reminder to change up your presentations and ways to share info

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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | Library Gems for All Ages | Scoop.it
An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to read and evaluate its level of accuracy, reliability and bias. When we recently as

Via Elizabeth E Charles
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Here's an article underscoring the relevance of school librarians as teaching partners - these are the skills we practice with students in every research project that shares time in the library.  Practicing each skill with a relevant example for the current project helps make the connections for extending learning and applying it to the next project.

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Deborah Rinio's curator insight, April 9, 2014 11:28 AM

Evaluating information is a critical life skill. Without sufficient practice, our students will not internalize this skill, and will not remember it from lesson to lesson. Talk to you librarian today about integrating the process of evaluating information into your research projects and lesson plans today!

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, April 9, 2014 1:18 PM

Interesting article showing what school  librarians teach every day, if they get the chance...

liz deskins's curator insight, April 29, 2014 9:09 AM

Something m ost librarians already do; but good to remind us about it!