Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Research Pathfinders 2.0 for NowGen Learners Presented by Buffy Hamilton | Cherokee County School District | COMO 2009 | October 2009 http://theunquietlibrarian.wikispaces.com
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what do students need for the journey of learning and information fluency ?
roadmap: the pathfinder tourist attractions to explore: traditional and emerging sources of information
students can “pull” information rather than “pushing” to find information from the pathfinder sources via information portals Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wendiandrews/3073959807/sizes/o/
tourist attractions to explore: traditional and nontraditional sources of information
the future is now: emerging sources of authoritative information and social scholarship
emerging web 2.0 sources of credible information Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/66132721@N00/2784325465/sizes/l/
Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bksecretphoto/2227495313/ How do we help learners negotiate this friction between traditional and new media ? Joyce Valenza
<ul><li>unpacking web 2.0 tools for social scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>social bookmarking services (del.icio.us, diigo) </li></ul><ul><li>blogs </li></ul><ul><li>youtube Channels </li></ul><ul><li>podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>twitter </li></ul><ul><li>google library and google books </li></ul><ul><li>widgets </li></ul><ul><li>rss feeds (news sources, journals, websites) </li></ul><ul><li>itunes u </li></ul>Image used under Creative Common License with permission from http://www.flickr.com/photos/talekinker/2393380504/
rss =real simple syndication, a web feed or stream format designed to deliver content
feed aggregators capture your favorite RSS feeds and deliver streams of information to your fingertips Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/john_lustig/2537864746/sizes/l/
wikis -=open software that encourages collaboration and knowledge building
YouTube features educational videos from news outlets, book publishers, and other reputable organizations
Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dav/104349246/sizes/l/ Social bookmarking for tagging and organizing favorite web resources as well as a research tool in one’s personal learning network
blogs are a forum for dialogue on any topic and invite conversation as well as the exchange of ideas
where do we want our students to go in their journey for information?
what routes to information do we want them to travel?
teachers and librarians must work together to help students become informationally savvy
information fluent students won’t miss a turn or get lost in their travels for information
Works Cited Valenza, Joyce. "Top School Library Things to Think About in 2008 ." Weblog entry. 2 Jan. 2008. Neverendingsearch. 13 Mar. 2008.
Contact Information Buffy J. Hamilton, Ed.S. Media Specialist Creekview High School Cherokee County School District http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com http://theunquietlibrarian.wikispaces.com firstname.lastname@example.org