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Information Literacy

Collection by Esther Grassian


Learning how to identify, locate, evaluate and use information effectively and ethically (or responsibly)--i.e., learning how to learn for a lifetime

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20 Things for Students to Do with Informational Text [infographic] Reading Intervention, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Kindergarten Writing, Middle School Reading, Middle School English, English Class, Information Literacy, Teaching Strategies

20 Things for Students to Do with Informational Text

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A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science’ Poster by Compound Interest is part of Environmental Science Poster - Need a large, postersized reminder of the potential signs of bad science This comes in & sizes Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Education, Teaching Resources, Science News, Science Articles, Life Science, Science Experiments, Science Today

A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science

A brief detour from chemistry, branching out into science in general today. This graphic looks at the different factors that can contribute towards ‘bad’ science – it was inspired…

Establishing a differentiated, responsive classroom Graphic that explains the different types of classroom assessments. Inspired by the book Mindsets in the Classroom by Mary Cay Ricci---Crockett's Classrroom Instructional Coaching, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Differentiation Strategies, Instructional Technology, Siop Strategies, Differentiated Instruction Strategies, Formative Assessment Strategies

Establishing a differentiated, responsive classroom

I've been reading the book, Mindsets in the Classroom by Mary Cay Ricci, and just finished chapter 3. It was a real eye-opener. Through all of my years of teaching, I thought I was differentiating by planning and implementing reteaching and enrichment lessons and activities as my class worked through a unit. But in this chapter, I learned how important it is to start the differentiation before the unit even begins! This process begins with the preassessment. So much valuable information can…

This tutorial aims to help develop effective library research skills and critical thinking skills in all courses at Prince George's Community College. Library Research, Library Skills, Research Writing, Research Skills, Research Methods, Academic Writing, Research Paper, School Library Lessons, Library Ideas

LibGuides: Research Process: Boolean Operators

This tutorial aims to help develop effective library research skills and critical thinking skills in all courses at Prince George's Community College.

Disability is a great trial. It is affecting a larger part of the population much more than you can think of. The disability awareness day is perfect for sharing available information and latest findings on this serious global challenge. Disability Day, Disability Awareness Month, Social Awareness, Autism Awareness, Disability Quotes, Disability Insurance, Developmental Disabilities, Cerebral Palsy, Special Education

Disability Awareness Day: Let's Overcome the Challenges

Disability is a general term, it covers all impairments, limitations for performing & restrictions to participation in activities. Read Disability Awareness Day

7 Tips for Teaching Students How to Recognize Bias in an Era of Fake News Close Reading Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Tips, Guided Reading, Rhetorical Device, We Are Teachers, Media Literacy, Literacy Activities

Today's Students Can't Identify Fake News, Says Study

Media literacy is more important than ever. Do your students know how to recognize bias or do they believe everything they read?

Diversity on Children's Books! Study shows lack of diversity in children's books. Jump Into a Book gives great recommendations for books that celebrate diversity! Ostrom Budayr Kyles into a Book Black Children's Books, Gifted Education, Cultural Diversity, Racial Diversity, Children's Literature, Black Kids, Black Men, Equality, Childrens Books

30 Ways to Become a Culturally Sensitive Educator | InformED

Image by Tina Kugler When it comes to personalized learning, there’s one topic that tends to get swept under the rug whether we realize it or not, and that area is cultural background. Despite the fact that many students are constantly engaged in a complex transformation of culturally influenced identity—which in many cases can have... Read More

How to Teach Students to Spot Fake News - Media Literacy Clearinghouse Library Skills, Library Lessons, Fake News Stories, Pseudo Science, Manipulation, Information Literacy, Teacher Librarian, Research Skills, Media Studies

Fake News: Recommendations - Media Literacy Clearinghouse

If you read any news story about "fake news" in the past four years, you no doubt came across the phrase "media literacy." From the various news stories and blog posts, I have compiled the following recommendations and advice. (NOTE: lesson plans, handouts and related videos are posted near the…

Fake News - Newburyport High School Institution for Savings Library Media Center - LibGuides at Newburyport High School Teacher Librarian, Teacher Stuff, School Teacher, Online High School, Online College, Information Literacy, Library Lessons, Library Ideas, Research Skills

LibGuides: Fake News: Help! My News is Fake!

“Fake news” is not news you disagree with. The ability to tell accurate news from fake news is an important skill that you'll use your entire life. This guide will give you valuable insight in telling fact from fiction online, plus a chance to exercise y

3 Evidence Based Reasons to Incorporate Movement into Classroom Instruction - Your Therapy Source Movement Activities, Therapy Activities, Physical Activities, Learning Activities, Therapy Ideas, Physical Education, Kinesthetic Learning, Mindfulness Activities, Teaching Strategies

3 Evidence Based Reasons to Incorporate Movement into Classroom Instruction - Your Therapy Source

Here are several evidence based reasons to include movement in the classroom throughout the day to improve math and literacy skills.

Five free and accessible news apps for low vision users. Five news apps that are free and accessible for screen readers, magnifiers, and large print. Great for low vision users and users with print disabilities. Assistive Technology, Educational Technology, News Apps, Apps App, Android Apps, Autism Apps, Information Literacy, Portfolio Case, Teacher Librarian

Accessing The News With Assistive Technology | Veroniiiica

How to read and listen to the news in accessible formats including large print, screen readers, and simplified reading to stay up-to-date on current events

Digital Activities For Visual Literacy Visual Literacy, Digital Literacy, Media Literacy, Higher Education, Art Education, Wordless Picture Books, Information Literacy, Graphic Organizers, Teaching Kids

Keeping Up With...Visual Literacy

This edition of Keeping Up With… was written by Nicole E. Brown, Kaila Bussert, Denise Hattwig, and Ann Medaille. Nicole E. Brown is Multidisciplinary Instruction Librarian at New York University, email: neb1@nyu.edu; Kaila Bussert is Visual Resources Outreach Librarian at Cornell University, email: kjb82@cornell.edu; Denise Hattwig is Curator of Image Collections at UW Bothell Library, University of Washington Libraries, email: dhattwig@uw.edu; and Ann Medaille is Assessment Librarian at…

The 5 Best Unbiased Fact-Checking Sites for Finding the Truth This is the age of misinformation and fake news. Here are the best unbiased fact-checking sites so that you can find the truth. Jena, Fact Checking Sites, Information Literacy, Media Bias, Media Literacy, Visual Literacy, Digital Literacy, Fake News, Learn To Read

Graph of trustworthy news sources, mapping their bias and how in-depth they are. Created by Vanessa Otero.

Public libraries lead the way to digital inclusion (infographic) Library Themes, Teen Library, Information Literacy, Library Science, Modern Books, Digital Literacy, Library Programs, Lead The Way, Public Libraries

Digital Inclusion

The Information Policy & Access Center has released their findings from a 2013 Survey about Digital Inclusion. You can read the full report online. Digital Inclusion is more than Digital Litera…

Help students navigate through this new digital world they belong to with purposeful digital citizenship and media awareness lessons. Library Skills, Library Lessons, Library Ideas, Study Skills, 21st Century Learning, 21st Century Skills, Middle School Libraries, Information Literacy, Digital Citizenship

Teaching Media Literacy Skills to 21st Century Students

Help students learn 21st century skills - teach media literacy skills to your students.