Information Literacy: Navigating and Evaluating Today's Media

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Shell Education, 2008 - Education - 232 pages
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Prepare students for 21st Century Skills and the flood of information they encounter daily! Effective strategies, engaging activities, ideas, resources, and a variety of articles come together in this resource designed to help harness, understand, and use information in today's digital age. Both students and teachers will benefit from guidelines for evaluating sources of information, judging authenticity of data and trustworthiness of websites, and using information responsibly. Tips for using primary sources in the classroom, plus ideas on concept mapping, graphic organizing, and project-based learning are included. Other topics include netiquette, cyber safety, cyber bullying, and social networking. This resource is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills and supports the Common Core State Standards. 232pp.
 

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Contents

Table oi Contents
7
Information Where Does It Come From?
21
Organizing Information
95
Where Did That Come From?
107
Shel Education 50554Information Literacy
127
The World of Libraries
147
GO Harnessing Information
177
Developing and Evaluating Multimedia Projects
193
RESOURCES
209
Specialized Search Engines and Directories
223
Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers
230
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Armstrong is director of content of The George Lucas Educational Foundation. She has been an educator for 25 years.

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