Employers today are looking for college graduates who are information savvy. According to an October 16 report from Project Information Literacy (PIL), a project concerned with the research habits of college students, ...
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.
What is literacy?ChicagoNow (blog)According to Wikipedia, "literacy refers to the ability to read for knowledge, write coherently, and think critically about the written word. This expanded definition is why we write more than just book reviews.
A useful and very timely blog post by Catherine Rigg for ETL505
"In 2013 a new cataloguing standard for describing and accessing resources will be available for use. Resource Description and Access (RDA) (Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA, 2010) will replace the Anglo American Cataloguing Rules 2 (AACR2)."
MapwithPin CC Consider the Source: Shuffling Off to Buffalo School librarians and the Common Core (CC) have been my focus all year, and especially this fall. Sue Bartle and I have been holding one workshop after another ...
Motivated by a shared inquiry question, a team of librarians at Deerfield High School (Illinois) gathered data to support a push to integrate information literacy skills into the curriculum, and developed a fruitful collaboration with other...
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