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The Inquiry Process | Trevor MacKenzie - 0 views

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    The graphic is titled the Inquiry Process and offers a visual representation (a map) of the inquiry journey together.
    "At its essence, inquiry takes learners on personalized learning pathways that are often unique in their details as well as when they meet particular benchmarks phases.  This map allows learners to visualize where we will go and understand that although our individual journeys may be unique, we are all in a similar landscape that provides connections across topics and questions in the processes we all follow."
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Teaching Why Facts Still Matter | Edutopia - 0 views

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    Article discusses "how we can motivate students for the noble pursuit of truth and help them see why it still matters.
Camilla Elliott

Resources | Project Based Learning | Buck Institute Education - 1 views

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    Online resources to support Project Based Learning. Includes background reading, research, recorded webinars, planning documents, online tools
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Fake News is a Real Problem. Here's How Students Can Solve It. - John Spencer - 2 views

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    Some useful advice/tips about how to assist students understand how to identify "fake" news.
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Statement on information literacy :: ASLA - 0 views

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    From the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and Australian School Library Association (ASLA). Its purpose":To describe what is information literacy in the context of an information literate school community."
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Information Literacy Lessons Crucial in a Post-Truth World | Knowledge Quest - 1 views

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    A useful article about the profession. Teacher librarians have been teaching students how to evaluate websites and warning students about the dangers of going out on the world wide web without applying a critical lens to what they find since the inception of the internet. We constantly remind our students to evaluate websites and ask questions.
    Concluding paragraph: "Not only is our profession as school librarians crucial in shining the light of literacy on our students, but we must never forget the importance of our fight against information illiteracy. The very survival of our republic depends on an educated, engaged, and information-savvy populace".
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Detecting Bias, Browsing, Freshness, Backlinks, Red Flags... - ThingLink - 0 views

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    An interactive fluency model. It is a useful reminder for students about plagiarism, author bias and search strategies.
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Critical Thinking: A Necessary Skill in the Age of Spin | Edutopia - 0 views

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    "Fortunately, when students are educated about information-gathering techniques and critical thinking, they have the tools necessary to see through spin and make decisions based on fact, rather than myth or propaganda. Regardless of your subject, critical thinking is one of the most important skills you can teach."
Rhondda Powling

Research revolution in schools | District Administration Magazine - 0 views

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    An interesting article about the skills today's students need. "teaching students to find reliable sources, synthesize research findings and communicate results is more urgent than ever in a world where every blogger with a keyboard can pose as an expert."
Camilla Elliott

INFOhio Guides - LibGuides at INFOhio - 1 views

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    All about student learning. Transforming teaching and learning with information fluency skills
Rhondda Powling

Versus / and / or: The relationship between information literacy and digital literacy |... - 1 views

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    A good discussion trying to understand the different but related terms and what they mean to education
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Evaluating internet information | University Libraries | Virginia Tech - 0 views

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    This site has good advice about how to go about evaluating web resources. It is updated by a librarian, Nicole J. Auer, at Virginia Tech on a regular basis.
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Citing Internet and Print Sources, Cornette Library, WTAMU - 0 views

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    This page offers aan annotated list of web sitesthat you can use to help with citing Internet resources
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Internet Detective | Home     - 1 views

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    "A free internet tutorial that offers advice about learning to discern the good, the bad and the ugly for online research."
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IRIS: Choose a Topic - 1 views

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    "IRIS is a collection of Information Literacy tutorials to help you learn about finding and using information effectively. You can use the links on the left bar to pick and choose the modules you need.
    The IRIS tutorials have been updated to a new look and format, indicated with NEW next to the tutorial name. For a while, expect this site to be a mish-mash of old and new formats! "
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Vaughan Memorial Library : Tutorials : Credible Sources Count! - 1 views

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    Elementary level tutorial for evaluating web sites
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