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  • Yes if
  • SO….
  • Old web to new web---more dynamic, more interactive, very wide and very deep (long tail),
  • In MILI we focus on the first three of these
  • Standards that address 21st century skills and information literacy. Summaries of the standards are handouts
  • All the standards, all the skills, all the pieces are focused on the students—defining and teaching the skills they need to succeed now and the future.
  • There is a lot of noise, a lot to learn, A lot of noise and a lot of competition
  • To learn, to share, to try, to play—so you can
  • MILI Introduction 2009

    1. 1. Metronet Information Literacy InitiativeResearch, Reliable Resources, & Responsible Use<br />August 2009<br />
    2. 2. Metronet<br /><ul><li>Multicounty multitype library system
    3. 3. One of 7 in Minnesota
    4. 4. Serve libraries of all types with continuing education, networking, and special projects
    5. 5. Metronet Board is committed to the cause of Information Literacy & teaching the skills needed for lifelong learning</li></ul><br />
    6. 6. Metronet Activities<br />
    7. 7. wHAT is MILI?<br />Part 1.<br />
    8. 8. MILI<br /><ul><li> Professional development for teachers & LMS
    9. 9. How to integrate the MNInfo & Technology Literacy Standardsinto classroom teaching</li></ul><br />
    10. 10. MILI’s Purpose<br />Influence the teaching of the research process<br />Increase teacher/LMS awareness and use of Web 2.0 tools useful in the classroom<br />Encourage teachers/LMS to incorporate the 3 Rs into teaching<br />Encourage more collaboration between LMS & teachers around the research process<br /><br />
    11. 11.
    12. 12. Information LiteracyKey to Success<br />Academic <br />Work life <br />Daily life<br />Lifelong learning<br />
    13. 13. Libraries & LibrariansVital for research at all levels<br />Information experts<br />Access to resources<br />Ability to connect people & resources<br />Ability to connect information & technology<br /> <br />
    14. 14. Why?<br /><br />
    15. 15. Students are content creators<br /><br />
    16. 16. They need traditional & new skills<br />
    17. 17. Using new & traditional media<br />
    18. 18. To prepare for post-secondary educationand<br /><br />
    19. 19. for the global society & economy they will face <br /><br />
    20. 20. Trends in Business & Societyand maybe school<br />User-created content<br />Social networking<br />Collaborative work <br />Collective intelligence to solve problems<br />Participatory Leadership<br />Online civic engagement<br />Global reach and influence<br /><br />
    21. 21. Technology Trends<br />Mobile computing<br />Cloud computing<br />Geo-coded everything<br />Personalized, customizable Web<br />And for education<br />Assessment <br />Filtering<br />The Horizon Report K-12 Horizon Report 2009<br /><br />
    22. 22. What we’re reading<br />Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything by Don Tapscott & Anthony Williams<br />A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will<br /> Rule the Future by Daniel Pink<br /> The World Is Flat by Thomas Friedman<br />
    23. 23. Will they be ready for this future—which really is now?<br /><br />
    24. 24. Students have teachers/LMS who can guide them…<br /><br />
    25. 25. Through the research process<br /><br />
    26. 26. To reliable resources<br /><br />
    27. 27. While understandingresponsible use<br /><br />
    28. 28. By developing research projects that encourage 21st Century Learning skills & promote Information Literacy<br />Creating assignments that encourage building knowledge, not just repeating information<br /><br />
    29. 29. How?<br />
    30. 30. MILI will be your guide<br />To the research process<br />Finding reliable resources<br />Identifying new tools<br />Information literacy<br />21st century skills<br />
    31. 31. MILI Focus<br />On the process<br />On the resources<br />On the tools that make it happen<br /><br />
    32. 32. The MILI 3 Rs<br />Research Process<br />Reliable Resources<br />Responsible Use<br /><br />
    33. 33. ResearchImprove the ability of students & teachers to conduct effective research by using a process that includes 5 steps<br />Question<br />Gather & Evaluate information<br />Conclude<br />Communicate information & conclusion<br />Evaluate process & product<br /> <br />
    34. 34. Reliable Resources Identify & use available, reliable resources<br />“Format agnostic”--the format of the information is not the point <br />Evaluate all print, electronic, online, & human resources for authenticity & accuracy<br />Resource is appropriate in the context of this research<br /><br />
    35. 35. Responsible UsePromote the understanding & practice of the responsible use of information & technology<br />Advise & assist teachers in the creation of plagiarism-proof assignments<br />Provide resources for teaching responsible use including copyright, Creative Commons, technology use <br /><br />
    36. 36. MILI will reduce the noise<br /><br />
    37. 37. Together, we can<br />Improve your research project to incorporate the 5 steps<br />Learn Web 2.0 tools that work in classrooms and school buildings for collaboration, communication, & creation<br />Share what we know & what we learn<br />
    38. 38. Thoughts on MILI by Past Participants<br /><br />
    39. 39. Web 2.0, Classroom 2.0 & Library 2.0<br />Part 2.<br />
    40. 40. In the beginning of the Web<br />Static Web sites<br />Source of information/simple answers <br />Limited media--photos & illustrations<br />One-way communication <br />Needed design & coding skills<br />Needed proprietary software<br />Access to a server<br /><br />
    41. 41. Communicate<br />Create<br />Collaborate<br />Connect<br />The new social Web 2.0 tools to make it easier<br /><br />
    42. 42.<br />
    43. 43. What is Web 2.0/Classroom 2.0<br />Read/Write Web<br />Interactive Web<br />User-generated content<br />Sharing--content, expertise <br />Global connections<br /><br />
    44. 44. Sites and tools that let us<br /><ul><li> Explore
    45. 45. Customize
    46. 46. Collaborate
    47. 47. Create
    48. 48. Share
    49. 49. Communicate</li></ul>Web 2.0<br />in a whole new ^way!<br />
    50. 50. Characteristics of Web 2.0 Tools<br />Not tied to a device--Internet access needed<br />Portability--available from any device<br />No software--but Web plug-ins <br />No programming<br />OS not an issue usually (although browser may matter)<br />Consumer as creator<br />Perpetual Beta<br /><br />
    51. 51. Really, it’s all about us!Students, librarians, & teachers<br /><br />
    52. 52. As communicators<br />&apos;hello?&apos;<br /><br />
    53. 53. As Collaborators<br />Image: &apos;what are word for&apos;<br />
    54. 54. As Creators<br />
    55. 55. As commentators<br />
    56. 56. Image: &apos;everyones a critic&apos;<br />
    57. 57. As Collectors<br />Image: &apos;Model T?&apos;<br /><br />
    58. 58. As Contributors<br />
    59. 59. As Community Members<br /><br />
    60. 60. Why Classroom 2.0?<br />Encourage collaboration and engagement to involve every student in something that is personally engaging <br />More opportunities for content creation on a broader stage<br />Involves the students in a very proactive learning environment<br />Wider opportunities for professional development & connections for teachers <br />
    61. 61. Information Literacy &21st Century Skills<br />Part 3.<br />
    62. 62. What is Information Literacy?<br />&quot;To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.&quot; <br />The American Library Association’s (ALA) Presidential Committee on Information Literacy, Final Report, 1989<br /><br />
    63. 63. In the real world…<br />The ability to solve problems & answer questions using information & technology<br />An understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information<br /><br />
    64. 64. Partnership for 21st Century Skills21st Century Skills<br />Information and communication skills <br />Thinking and problem-solving<br />Interpersonal and self-direction skills<br />Global awareness <br />Financial, economic and business literacy, and developing entrepreneurial skills to enhance workplace productivity and career options<br />Civic literacy<br /><br />
    65. 65. Information & Communication Skills<br />Interpret text, data, media, & more for context & meaning <br />Communication of concepts, ideas, conclusions…<br /><br />
    66. 66. Thinking & problem-solving<br />Critical thinking and systems thinking<br />Problem identification, formulation and solution<br />Creativity and intellectual curiosity <br /> <br />
    67. 67. Interpersonal & self-direction skills<br />Interpersonal and collaborative skills<br />Self-direction<br />Accountability and adaptability<br />Social responsibility <br /><br />
    68. 68. Standards & Classroom 2.0<br />AASL-Standards for 21st Century Learners<br />ITSE-National Educational Technology Standards<br />MEMO-Information & Technology Literacy Standards<br />
    69. 69. Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge.<br />Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge.<br />Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society.<br />Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.<br />AASL Standards for 21st Century Learners<br /><br />
    70. 70. ISTENational Educational Technology Standards (NETS)<br />Creativity and Innovation<br />Communication and Collaboration<br />Research and Information Fluency<br />Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making<br />Digital Citizenship<br />Technology Operations and Concepts<br /><br /><br />
    71. 71. MEMO Standards for Information & Technology Literacy<br />The Research Process<br />Technology Use<br />Reading and Media Literacy<br />Responsible Use of Information and Technology<br /><br />
    72. 72. Bloom’s Taxonomy<br /><br />
    73. 73. Bloom’s Remixed<br />Creating<br />Evaluating<br />Analysis<br />Applying<br />Understanding<br />Remembering<br />
    74. 74.
    75. 75. Which brings us back to Information Literacy<br />
    76. 76. We can teach students how to use the 2.0 Tools<br />
    77. 77. To find and evaluate information<br /><br />
    78. 78. To solve problems using the information<br />To solve problems using the information<br /><br />
    79. 79. To present their conclusions<br /><br />
    80. 80. While using the tools responsibly<br /><br />
    81. 81. Maybe you feel like this now<br />
    82. 82.<br />
    83. 83. MILI will help you <br />
    84. 84. The Gift of Time<br /><br />
    85. 85. Become the creators, the collaborators, the critics, and consumers that make Classroom 2.0authentic & valuable for you and your students!<br />
    86. 86. Your Responsibilities<br />Attend the monthly Webinar<br />Attend monthly F2F meetings--arrive on time and stay throughout<br />Participate in the Ning: maintain your blog, comment on others’ blogs<br />Create & keep up with Virtual PD<br />Be responsible for your learning<br />Share your knowledge<br />Make suggestions--tools, topics…<br /><br />
    87. 87. School District<br />Manage credits for CE, Board Credits, Q-Comp, etc.<br />Monitor attendance & compliance for participation using rubric<br />Make it possible for teachers/LMS to use tools in class <br /><br />
    88. 88. Metronet will<br />Design & conduct orientation + 10 Webinars and F2Fafter school meetings<br />Work with district on the rubric for credit<br />Maintain the MILI Ning<br />Provide support via the Wiki, email, newsletter…<br />Food! (You provide beverage)<br />
    89. 89. Contact<br /><br />Ann Walker Smalley, Director, Metronet, St. Paul<br /><br />LeAnn Suchy, Project Coordinator, Metronet, St. Paul<br /><br />Diane Wallace-Reid, IT Services, Minneapolis Public Schools<br /><br />Jean Doolittle, IT Services,Minneapolis Public Schools<br /><br />