Information Literacy & Fluency (Videos/PPoints)
This theme blog showcases videos designed to support k-12 educators in the area of information literacy (information fluency).
... and some fun stuff I just could not resist.
The main Information Literacy area on Shambles is at www.shambles.net/informationliteracy
Saturday, February 7, 2009
Thursday, August 16, 2007
DISCOVER Information Literacy
Introducing the premier of the DISCOVER method - a tool for helping your students learn digital literacy skills. This method was devleoped by students in the University of Mary Washingtons Instructional Technology graduate program.
Mission Possible: Successful Online Research
Mission Possible — Successful Online Research Classroom Movie
The movie promotes student awareness about Internet research, plagiarism, and Internet safety.
Mission Possible is ideal for a classroom setting and along with the accompanying teaching materials available from www.answers.com/main/mp.jsp
Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Shift Happens (Narrated)
Did You Know 2.0
An official update to the original "Shift Happens" video from Karl Fisch and Scott McLeod, this June 2007 update includes new and updated statistics, thought-provoking questions and a fresh design.
For more information, or to join the conversation, please visit http://shifthappens.wikispaces.com -- Content by Karl Fisch and Scott McLeod, design and development by XPLANE.
Saturday, June 16, 2007
Everything is Miscellaneous
David Weinberger's book covers the breakdown of the established order of ordering. He explains how methods of categorization designed for physical objects fail when we can instead put things in multiple categoreis at once, and search them in many ways.
Thursday, May 10, 2007
Introduction to Advanced Internet Searching
Power Searching on the Web: An 8-Fold Path
Eight (8) tips for making your general web searching more powerful, with search examples. Organized for each step to build on the previous, techniques that can be combined and interwoven.
Companion web site available at www-personal.umich.edu/~pfa/pro/8fold/
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Big6 - Ribs: (PowerPoint)
Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Since most of today's students can appropriately be labeled as "Digital Learners", why do so many teachers refuse to enter the digital age with their teaching practices?
This presentation was created in an effort to motivate teachers to more effectively use technology in their teaching.
Please see http://t4.jordandistrict.org/payattention to learn how you can become a better teacher.
Monday, April 16, 2007
Big 6 lesson (PowerPoint)
Confessions of an RSS Junkie (PowerPoint)
Information Literacy and the 2.0s (PowerPoint)
Criteria for Web Site Evaluation (PowerPoint)
Saturday, April 7, 2007
Google IT (PowerPoint)
Thursday, April 5, 2007
Displaying all that information and data
Hans Rosling is professor of international health at Sweden's world-renowned Karolinska Institute, and founder of Gapminder, a non-profit that brings vital global data to life.
With the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, he debunks a few myths about the "developing" world.
(Recorded February, 2006 in Monterey, CA.)
I-N-F-O-L-I-T! Literate's the Way to Be!
At the ACRL President's Program on information literacy, we were treated to both a debate and several "interludes" such as this one.
The ACRL Pom-Pom Squad and some (really REALLY white) librarian get the audience revved up about information literacy.
Information Literacy - Sunny's Speech
Sunny, at the front of the classroom, explains the task, in Chinese, to the students. He used Chinese because the vast majority of the students in the class couldn't comprehend my spoken and written word.
However, as the movie suggests, some students didn't benefit from the change in the medium of instruction - the boys in the back gather around each other as one student has successfully managed to write foul language, in English, on his calculator.