Information Literacy

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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, Efl Teaching, Reading Tips, Reading Response, Kindergarten Writing, Reading Resources, Middle School Reading
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20 Things for Students to Do with Informational Text

You don't have to write questions for every article. There are plenty of other options!

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 Pseudo Science, Physical Science, Data Science, Science And Nature, Science Posters, Science News, Science Experiments, Chemistry Posters, Beauty Science
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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
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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…

Special Education Co-Teaching Start-Up Kit (Inclusion) Instructional Coaching, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Differentiation Strategies, Differentiated Instruction, Team Teaching, Teaching Special Education, Student Teaching
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Special Education Co-Teaching Start-Up Kit (Inclusion)

Co-teaching informational guide. $

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 Skills, Library Lessons, Research Methods, Research Paper, Library Ideas, Middle School Libraries, College Library
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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.

7 Tips for Teaching Students How to Recognize Bias in an Era of Fake News Rhetorical Device, We Are Teachers, Media Literacy, Literacy Activities, Information Literacy, Research Skills, Digital Literacy, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies
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Today's Students Can't Identify Fake News, Says Study

Here's how you can help.

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 Insurance, Disability Quotes, People In The Us, Developmental Disabilities, Cerebral Palsy
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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

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, In Kindergarten, Equality
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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, Manipulation, Information Literacy, Research Skills, Teacher Librarian, Media Studies, Social Studies
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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 Library Skills, Library Lessons, Library Ideas, Thinking Skills, Critical Thinking, Online High School, Online College, Teacher Librarian, Teacher Stuff

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, Therapy Ideas, Motor Activities, Physical Education, Mindfulness Activities, Music Activities, Pediatric Occupational Therapy
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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. Technology Tools, Educational Technology, Assistive Technology, News Apps, Apps App, Android Apps, Autism Apps, Information Literacy, Portfolio Case
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Five Free And Accessible News Apps For Low Vision Users | Veroniiiica

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.

Digital Activities For Visual Literacy Visual Literacy, Digital Literacy, Media Literacy, Higher Education, Art Education, Wordless Picture Books, Action Research, Information Literacy, Visual Communication
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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 Literacy, Visual Literacy, Digital Literacy, Media Bias, Fake News, Learn To Read
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Public libraries lead the way to digital inclusion (infographic) Library Themes, Teen Library, Information Literacy, Library Science, Modern Books, Digital Literacy, Federal Agencies, Library Programs, Lead The Way
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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. 21st Century Learning, 21st Century Skills, Library Skills, Library Ideas, School Library Lessons, Study Skills, Middle School Libraries, Information Literacy, School Librarian
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Teaching Media Literacy Skills to 21st Century Students

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