Beyond Technology: Questioning, Research and the Information Literate School

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FNO Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Education - 168 pages
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This book integrates the best of previously-published articles to show how information literacy can be seen as the prime purpose for networking classrooms. The author shows how a commitment to frequent questioning, student research, and resource-based learning projects can both improve student performance on demanding state curriculum standards and tests.

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Contents

Part One The Primacy of Questioning Chapter 1 Questions as Technology
1
Research for an Information Age
7
Questioning Toolkit
10
Students in Resonance
33
The Information Literate School Community
42
Acing the Standards
45
Strategic Teaching
59
Part Two The Research Cycle
62
Regrouping Findings
106
Information to Persuasion
113
Searching for the Grail
119
The New Plagiarism
129
Part Three Research Modules
139
Building Research Modules
145
Levels of Modules
151
Scaffolding for Success
155

The Research Cycle
63
Planning the Voyage
75
The Hunt
85
More Hunting
94
Needles from Haystacks
99
Modules and Standards
163
References
165
Index
167
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