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Senior Director, Digital Media Strategy job - Points of Light - Atlanta, GA

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April 24, 2013 - Senior Director, Digital Media Strategy - Points of Light is the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service.
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Reading, Writing, & Research in the Digital Age

At the School Library Journal Leadership Summit 2011, Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie looked at the “state of reading” in the digital age by going through (Check out this SlideShare presentation : Reading, Writing, & Research in the Digital ...)...

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10 Information Fluency Search Tips

10 Information Fluency Search Tips | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it

These 10 tips will sharpen your search skills.  

 

For those who want to delve deeper, each tip is linked to one of our micro-modules. 

 

Information Fluency combines search and evaluation skills with ethical use of digital information.  

 

Our work closely aligns to NETS-S III Research and Information Fluency


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Angela Falkenberg's curator insight, June 7, 2013 2:08 PM

Useful guidelines for all levels of student researchers.

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Information Literacy And Digital Literacy: Life Long Learning Initi...

Lecture presented at PAARL's National Summer Conference on the theme “Finding the Library’s Place in the 2.0 Environment” to be held in Puerto Princesa Ci...
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Information Literacy | Glean Information Literacy Tools

Information Literacy | Glean Information Literacy Tools | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it
Learn more about our Information Literacy learning tools, designed specifically for elementary school, middle school and high school students and teachers.
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this is about in formation literacy

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How Should We Teach Information Literacy in Schools? | School Libraries around the world

How Should We Teach Information Literacy in Schools? | School Libraries around the world | Literacy Concepts | 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.

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IFLA Information Literacy Section: Presentations Tampere | School Libraries around the world

IFLA Information Literacy Section: Presentations Tampere | School Libraries around the world | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it
Presentations of the 2012 IFLA Satellite conference in Tampere (Finland) on Information Literacy (#IFLA Information Literacy Section: Presentations Tampere #IL http://t.co/3A13ySE7...)...

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Valibrarian - Experience Life: Physical, Virtual, or Augmented | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds

Valibrarian - Experience Life: Physical, Virtual, or Augmented | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it
Life is an ongoing experience and educators are collaborating across all formats.  Isn't that "transliteracy"?

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How Google Impacts The Way Students Think | 21st Century Information Fluency

How Google Impacts The Way Students Think | 21st Century Information Fluency | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it
It's always revealing to watch learners research.

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Edward Howell Designs: Information Literacy Evaluation Site

Edward Howell Designs: Information Literacy Evaluation Site | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it
For the Information Literacy course at Valencia College, I assisted in the creation of a fake website called "Obesity-B'-Gone" which used several examples of questionable claims designed to be evaluated for veracity.

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There is No Set of Skills for Transliteracy | Information Literacy and 21st Century Skills

There is No Set of Skills for Transliteracy | Information Literacy and 21st Century Skills | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it
One of the questions I am repeatedly asked about transliteracy is – what are the set of skills for transliteracy?

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Introduction to Information Literacy | Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

An introduction to information...

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Top 10 Social Media and Libraries Predictions for 2012 |

Top 10 Social Media and Libraries Predictions for 2012 | | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it
In keeping with tradition here are my top 10 social media and libraries predictions for 2012. 1. We will see a sharp increase in the number of libraries that have mobile friendly websites or library related applications for mobile ...

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8 Online Libraries For Students, Teachers, And Researchers

8 Online Libraries For Students, Teachers, And Researchers | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it
Have you grown tired asking Google to find eBooks for you? Then why not directly go to online libraries with thousands and millions of collections entirely focused for books?

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7 Library Tools Students Would Find Handy | Free and Useful Online Resources for Designers and Developers

7 Library Tools Students Would Find Handy | Free and Useful Online Resources for Designers and Developers | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it

Internet as we know it has become a major source of information for many students. Getting maximum amount of knowledge on all sort information such as books, journals, electronic articles is now just a few clicks away.


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Information Literacy Resources | Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

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Georgia Conference on Information Literacy

The mission of the Georgia Conference on Information Literacy is to provide the opportunity to share research and best methods related to teaching, learning, and assessing essential lifelong learning skills...
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A Job Description for the 21st Century School Librarian

A Job Description for the 21st Century School Librarian | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it
I have to start by saying that I hate the term “21st Century ______” in education.  It really has become a buzzword that poorly describes what it is meant to describe.  It implies that ...

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Librarians are the most flexible people I know without hot yoga training. Redefining our roles daily.
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How Should We Teach Information Literacy in Schools? | School Libraries around the world

How Should We Teach Information Literacy in Schools? | School Libraries around the world | Literacy Concepts | 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.

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IL is dead, long live IL! | Information Literacy and 21st Century Skills

IL is dead, long live IL! | Information Literacy and 21st Century Skills | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it
In this post I argue that information literacy (IL) is a last century concept and that inquiry learning (IL) is a more holistic and powerful framework with which to understand [...]... (IL is dead, long live IL!

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How the Election Can Aid With Information Literacy

How the Election Can Aid With Information Literacy | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it
In case you’ve been living under a rock (or maybe you’ve been hiding intentionally?), the Republican National Convention has been going on this week in Tampa, and the Democratic Nationa...

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Information Literacy Skills Critical to Student Success: Developing Assessments to Promote Positive Student Outcomes - DE Oracle

Information Literacy Skills Critical to Student Success: Developing Assessments to Promote Positive Student Outcomes - DE Oracle | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it
A life-long learner is an individual who can recognize when information is needed and has the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

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What is Transliteracy? : Ruth Borchardt Elementary Library

What is Transliteracy? : Ruth Borchardt Elementary Library | Literacy Concepts | Scoop.it
I teach Computers in an Elementary school. I found these articles very enlightening to the future of education. In order for me to retain my job and be an asset to my students and school, it is necessary for me to continue my ...

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