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  1. Information Literacy

    Leave this field blank Embedded Librarians: Integrating Information Literacy Instruction at the Point of Need Engaging Communities Through Controversy Diane McNutt and Jane Light, Silicon Valley Reads, will describe this library’s "one book-one commu ...

    admin - 12/11/2014 - 12:26 - Online Learning

  2. Information Literacy

    Leave this field blank     Barbara Jansen at the AASL 2012 Fall Forum Barbara shares practices that she has used to promote a participatory school library program. She also shares strategies that start conversations with teachers about using new media too ...

    JHABLEY - 04/24/2014 - 16:49 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  3. PLA Service Response Workbook: Understand How to Find, Evaluate, and Use Information: Information Fluency

    Residents will know when they need information to resolve an issue or answer a question and will have the skills to search for, locate, evaluate, and effectively use information to meet their needs. Is helping residents in your community to Understand How ...

    admin - 08/28/2014 - 10:00 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  4. Through Their Eyes

    Usability testing to create better user experiences By Meredith Farkas Whatever issues I may have had with an unnamed discovery tool as a librarian, I always believed that it was an easier tool for students to use than our OPAC. And then I met Steve (not ...

    bgoldberg - 07/07/2014 - 16:24 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Rolling the Dice

    Who are we, and who are we becoming? By Joseph Janes As I write this, I’m preparing for my annual trip with a couple of dear friends to Las Vegas. This is more nice meal/Cirque du Soleil than bottle service/strip show; we’re the dignified types—though one ...

    ssinharoy - 06/24/2014 - 10:14 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. More than Words

    Tips for effective instruction with screencasting By Meredith Farkas Five years ago, I wrote about the value of screencasting software—software that films the action on your computer’s desktop—to create instructional videos on how to use the library and i ...

    bgoldberg - 05/27/2014 - 16:17 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Research Curriculum Gymnastics: Using TRAILS as a Springboard to a FLIP (Freshman Level Interest Project)

    Learn how a high school library used a standards- based online assessment tool to measure 9th grade students  information literacy skills and then collaborated with English colleagues to create and implement a data-driven, scaffolded, inquiry-based resear ...

    JHABLEY - 12/10/2013 - 14:38 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. Linking Virtual Libraries and Information Literacy to Enhance Student Learning

    Information literacy skills highlighted in a virtual library keeps research at the forefront of student learning and teacher instruction.  Information literacy web sites, appropriate for a virtual library, will be shared with participants in the workshop. ...

    JHABLEY - 12/10/2013 - 14:39 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. Information Literacy: Turning the Page From High School to College

      Information literacy is a 21st century skill. Librarians at all levels work diligently to ensure that all students have the skills necessary to identify an information need, find appropriate resources, and extract and use the information. In this sessio ...

    JHABLEY - 12/10/2013 - 14:22 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. Turning the Page: After Hours in the School Library

      Three high school librarians collaborated to create a public relations program, for after-school hours that expose students to real world situations and applications, such as field trips, multi-media productions, community-based programs, poetry slams, ...

    JHABLEY - 12/10/2013 - 14:08 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

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