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  1. Additional 21st Century Literacy Resources

    “Trying to find information on the Web is like walking into a library after an earthquake, with the books strewn all over the floor.” —Debra Jones, Exploring the Internet Using Critical Thinking Skills,  1998 How to Evaluate Information Resources Tips for ...

    admin - 10/04/2017 - 16:38 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  2. Bibliotecas y bibliotecarios

    “El conocimiento es de dos tipos. Sabemos o conocemos un tema por nosotros mismos o bien sabemos dónde encontrar información sobre el mismo.” —Dr. Samuel Johnson, 18 de abril de 1775 Ayudar a personas de todas las edades a que sean consumidores ilustrados ...

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  3. Mide tu avance

    “A fin de cuentas, las personas que conocen sobre el manejo de la información son aqu él las que han aprendido a aprender. Ellas saben cómo aprender porque conocen cómo se organiza el conocimiento, cómo encontrar información y cómo usar la información de ...

    admin - 10/04/2017 - 16:38 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Lo que los padres deberían saber

    “Lo que los padres deberían estar enseñándole a sus hijos es cómo convertirse en expertos en el manejo de información, cómo encontrar los datos que son relevantes para sus aspiraciones.” —Scott McNealy, presidente y ejecutivo jefe de Sun Microsystems, New ...

    admin - 10/04/2017 - 16:38 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. More than Meets the Eye: Books about Haiku

    Book Links May 2007 (vol. 16, no. 5) by Angela Leeper Elementary school Because of its short 17-syllable structure, haiku can be a marvelous introduction to the study of poetry. Deceptively simple, haiku encourages readers, writers, and listeners of poetr ...

    admin - 07/18/2017 - 11:42 - About ALA

  6. The Scene of the Crime: Investigating New Mysteries

    Book Links January 2008 (vol. 17, no. 3) By Jeanette Larson Upper elementary school through high school Take the detective work out of finding high-interest reading for students with these recent mysteries and informational titles. It doesn’t take a detec ...

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  7. Exploring the Civil Rights Movement

    Book Links January 2008 (vol. 17, no. 3) By Jeanne McLain Harms and Lucille J. Lettow Elementary school through high school Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month with books that portray the leaders and everyday heroes of the civil r ...

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  8. Connecting Content to Standards

    Book Links  January 2008 (vol. 17, no. 3) In an effort to help Book Links readers integrate the magazine’s content into the curriculum, below is a list of standards related to selected articles in this issue. This list is intended to serve as a general gu ...

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  9. Thinking Outside the Book: Reading the World with Google Earth

    Book Links May 2008 (Vol. 17 no.5) By Jill Castek and Jessica Mangelson Extend the enjoyment of literature with three-dimensional annotated maps of the world. Great books take us to new places, spark our imagination, and make it possible to experience the ...

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  10. The Campaign for America's Libraries

    The Step up to the Plate @ your library® program is the latest development in The Campaign for America's Libraries, the American Library Association’s public education and advocacy campaign to communicate the value of libraries and librarians in the ...

    admin - 01/10/2012 - 09:04 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues