Distance Learners: Teaching and Assessing Information Literacy
This article discusses distance learners and teaching and assessing information literacy. Library support for these learners must follow learning outcomes assessment programs. It must emphasize the development of critical thinking skills and support culturally...
Great Websites for Kids
"GWS features annotated links to web sites of interest to children 14 years of age and younger, organized into diverse subject headings from astronomy and space to zoos and aquariums, from games and entertainment to geography and maps. There is also a...
In the Kitchen - Designs for Telecollaboration and Telepresence
This site explores telecollaboration and telepresence in curriculum-based K-12 learning activities. This includes interpersonal exchange, information collection and analysis, and problem solving. Examples given.
Information Skills Rubric
Grade 6-Grade 12
An example of a rubric which can be used to evaluate students in research and information literacy.
Grade 4-Grade 12
Designed for students in grades 4-12, Note Star assists students in taking notes from online sources. Note Star is designed to encourage project based learning on the world wide web. Using the Note Star Note Cards tool, students can take notes from online...
Partnering for Success With Information Literacy
Educators and students need to be information literate to effectively navigate today's information overload. How can classroom teachers and librarians equip students with these skills? The school librarian can help the teacher incorporate technology and multiple resources into the curriculum; teach course-related information skills; and promote a climate of cooperation.
Teacher Tap - Professional Development Resources for Educators & Librarians
"The Teacher Tap is a free, professional development resource that helps educators and librarians address common questions about the use of technology in teaching and learning by providing easy access to practical, online resources and activities."
The Big 6 - Information & Technology Skills for Student Achievement
The Big Six is a proven approach to information problem-solving. Use the Big6 to find, use, apply, and evaluate information for specific needs and tasks. This website includes information about this strategy, including links to many resources online.
TILT-Texas Information Literacy Tutorial
This well-organized 30 minute tutorial is designed for undergrads and is ideal for high schoolers. The interactive tutorial prepares students to explore and research in the online world. Don't miss: Tiltometer, Think Fast, and a glossary for...