An Educator's Guide to Information Literacy: What Every High School Senior Needs to Know

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Libraries Unlimited, 2007 - Education - 159 pages
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Serving as a text/resource book for teachers of high school students, this title provides practical help in preparing students to be active lifelong learners and efficient seekers and users of information. It provides a comparison of the AASL Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning to the ACRL information literacy standards, including specific lessons to teach these standards; check lists to make sure students know, understand, and can demonstrate their use; and formative and summative assessment ideas to assure that the students are information literacy ready for college.

Serving as a text/resource book for teachers of high school students, this title provides practical help in preparing students to be active lifelong learners and efficient seekers and users of information. It provides a comparison of the AASL Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning to the ACRL information literacy standards, including specific lessons to teach these standards; checklists to make sure students know, understand, and can demonstrate their use; and formative and summative assessment ideas to assure that the students are information literacy ready for college. This book will offer help and guidance to high school teachers and librarians concerned that high school seniors are not ready to tackle the college library and college level research assignments. And it will inform students about what they need to know. Grades 9-12.

 

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Contents

Information Power and ACRL
1
A Review of the Literature
11
3 Lessons for Each ACRL Standard
19
4 Checklists for Each ACRL Standard
85
5 Formative Assessments for Each ACRL Standard
99
6 Integrating Information Literacy Skills into the Curriculum
137
References
151
Index
155
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About the author (2007)

Ann Marlow Riedling has worked in the field of library science and information technology since 1974. Her previous books for Libraries Unlimited include Helping Teachers Teach: A School Library Media Specialist's Role, 3rd Edition and Information Literacy: What Does it Look Like in the School Library Media Center. She has written several other books in the school library fieldand a trade book entitled, How We Became Camels.

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