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15 Must Have Google Lessons Plans to Teach Students Effective Search Skills

15 Must Have Google  Lessons Plans to Teach Students Effective Search Skills | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
April , 2014
Google is one of the primary search engines students turn to when doing their research. On the face of it, searching Google seems as simple as typing in a search query and waiting for...

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Always keen to up-skill myself and students with online searching.

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LibrarianLand's curator insight, April 29, 2014 9:13 AM

This appears to be a potentially helpful rubric for developing standards and objectives.

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Kids do not know this stuff.

Sally Tilley's curator insight, May 15, 2014 9:29 PM

Thanks for sharing, the more we teach on this the better of our students will be in the information-saturated world they live in!

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Teaching and Learning Information Literacy in Primary School
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Free Stock Photos: 73 Best Sites To Find Awesome Free Images – Design School

Free Stock Photos: 73 Best Sites To Find Awesome Free Images – Design School | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Don't look any further then this ultimate resource to find free high-quality images for your blog or website.
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SCIS | The importance of school libraries in the Google Age

SCIS | The importance of school libraries in the Google Age | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
We continue to hear about the lack of trained library staff in schools, despite ongoing research indicating that the presences of teacher librarians lead to improved learning outcomes and NAPLAN Reading Literacy results. Kay Oddone highlights the many benefits teacher librarians bring to their schools, and why their role is integral to both student and staff learning.

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"...teacher librarians are so much more than the 'keeper of the books."
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6 Best Mind Mapping Tools For Creative Students - eLearning Industry

6 Best Mind Mapping Tools For Creative Students - eLearning Industry | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Want to know some Mind Mapping Tools for creative students? Check the 6 best Mind Mapping Tools for creative students and embrace mind mapping!
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100 fiction books all children should read before leaving primary school – according to teachers

100 fiction books all children should read before leaving primary school – according to teachers | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
TES and the National Association for the Teaching of English ran a survey to find teachers' top 100 fiction books all children should read before leaving primary school. Here are the results.
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23 Research Things

23 Research Things | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
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23 Research Things is an online learning programme for university staff and graduate students, showcasing a range of digital tools that can support research activity
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The Essential Unique Search Tool Your Students May Have Never Used - November Learning

The Essential Unique Search Tool Your Students May Have Never Used - November Learning | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
The Wayback Machine is as basic a reference tool for the Internet Age as a dictionary. When was the last time you saw a student use it?
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Evaluating Websites With the 5 W's - YouTube

Students can evaluate websites using the 5 W's: who, what, when, where, why. Suitable for Grades 5 - 9.-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www...
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Help students evaluate website with the 5W's guide.

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5W's of Web Site Evaluation PDF

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Clear and easy to remember, to be introduced to Grade 5. Thank you Kathy Schrock

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RUFF RUFFMAN | How Search Engines Work | PBS KIDS - YouTube

Ruff Ruffman explains how search engines, like Google and Bing, work. Ruff Ruffman: Humble Media Genius is an animated series for 6-10 year olds focused on t...
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Fun, simple expalnation for kids

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An iPad Contract Designed by Students

An iPad Contract Designed by Students | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
In a 1:1 classroom, I regretted not having a digital contract developed with my students last year. There were many times last year where I wished I had something to pull out of my files and point ...
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The Secret Door - Step Through To The Unknown...

The Secret Door - Step Through To The Unknown... | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Step through Safestyle's secret door and be transported to some of the most fancinating places across the globe...!
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Sally Tilley's curator insight, October 29, 2014 5:32 PM

This is fantastic, what a great stimulus for Geography lessons, creative writing, the possibilities are endless! Thanks for sharing @JoLaret

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8 Must Have Classroom Posters for Technology Best Practices ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Must Have Classroom Posters for Technology Best Practices ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
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Libraries matter: 18 fantastic library infographics

Libraries matter: 18 fantastic library infographics | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
An updated list of best library infographics, showing that libraries in digital times are needed more than ever.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Good Infographic Featuring 30 Web Tools for Teacher Librarians

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Good Infographic Featuring 30 Web Tools for Teacher Librarians | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
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8 digital skills we must teach our children

8 digital skills we must teach our children | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
The digital content they consume, who they meet online and how much time they spend onscreen – all these factors will greatly influence children’s development.
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15 of the Best Open Source Image Sites on the Web

15 of the Best Open Source Image Sites on the Web | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Some of the best of the best in open source image sites are listed in this article, as well as great guidelines for ethical searches and Creative Commons
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Critical evaluation of information: Credibility crisis

Critical evaluation of information: Credibility crisis | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
This post is the first in a series on critical evaluation of information. One of the important elements of inquiry learning and information literacy is critical evaluation of information in formal education, the workplace and everyday home and community life.  A mantra of librarianship is the critical evaluation of web-based information, with the rationale that in…
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Evaluating the Free Web Using the 5 W's - YouTube

How to evaluate information you find on the web.-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/join -- Create animated videos and animate...
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Add some excitement and become an online detective! 

Funky 5W's to evaluate websites.

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What is the World Wide Web? - Twila Camp - YouTube

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-the-world-wide-web-twila-camp The World Wide Web is used every day by millions of people for everything f...
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Wonderopolis | Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease

Wonderopolis | Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
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Wonder and information for students who wonder.
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Australia Professional Standards for Teachers: Teacher Librarian cont…

This presentation provided an opportunity to learn about the Standards, discover how the teacher librarian can meet these Standards and identify how to collect…

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SCIS's curator insight, November 4, 2014 10:59 PM

How Teacher Librarians can meet Australian professional standards for teachers

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3D printing: a new challenge for IP law - Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick | Patents, Trade Marks & IP Law

3D printing: a new challenge for IP law - Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick | Patents, Trade Marks & IP Law | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick is a leading full service Australian intellectual property firm. With offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide, our group incorporates a patent and trade mark attorney firm, an intellectual property law firm and a research and investigations company.
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3D Printing and Copyright complex issue well explained.

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Smart copying indeed! New information pack released for teachers and students

Smart copying indeed! New information pack released for teachers and students | School Libraries Leading Information Literacy | Scoop.it
Smartcopying is the official guide to copyright issues for Australian schools and TAFE. Teachers and students can sometimes rely on the assistance of copyright law to copy the work of other people ...
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Clear explanation and useful guides to using creative commons with students.

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