Information Literacy: Guiding Student Research <ul><li>Lessons Learned through </li></ul><ul><li>The Maine Learning Techno...
What is MLTI? <ul><li>Statewide 1-1 computing in 7th and 8th grade </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher laptops in high school </li><...
One-to-one changes everything! <ul><li>Ubiquitous access to information </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for more inquiry-b...
Lessons Learned <ul><li>Research is a process that must be explicitly taught, modeled and practiced. </li></ul><ul><li>We ...
What might the process look like? <ul><li>There are many models and variations.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Big 6 </li></ul...
Essential Questions <ul><li>Provide a purpose for inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Engage students </li></ul><ul><li>Guide the pr...
Finding Resources <ul><li>Print Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Web Sites </li></ul><ul><li>MARVEL </li></ul><ul><li>“ Invisib...
Gathering Information <ul><li>Search strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating resources </li></ul><ul><li>Notetaking </li><...
Citing Sources <ul><li>Copyright and plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Citation and bibliography tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ma...
Organizing, Analyzing, Synthesizing <ul><li>Graphic organizers </li></ul><ul><li>Looking for patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Re...
Creating a Product <ul><li>Pamplets </li></ul><ul><li>Brochures </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Essays </li></ul><ul><li>Comics </...
Assessing the Process <ul><li>Essential Question </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Possible Sources...
Tools We Use <ul><li>Graphic Organizers </li></ul><ul><li>Citation and Bibliography Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Databases for ...
Importance of Library Media Specialists <ul><li>Information specialists. </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of curriculum across g...
To Learn More <ul><li>About information literacy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IMSA 21st Century Information Fluency Project </li>...
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Barbara Maine Project

  1. 1. Information Literacy: Guiding Student Research <ul><li>Lessons Learned through </li></ul><ul><li>The Maine Learning Technology Initiative </li></ul>Barbara Greenstone MLTI Statewide Integration Mentor [email_address]
  2. 2. What is MLTI? <ul><li>Statewide 1-1 computing in 7th and 8th grade </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher laptops in high school </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless networks in all middle schools </li></ul><ul><li>Technical support </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership teams </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Research and assessment of the program </li></ul>
  3. 3. One-to-one changes everything! <ul><li>Ubiquitous access to information </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for more inquiry-based learning </li></ul><ul><li>Increased communication and collaboration </li></ul>The ability to find, evaluate, and use digital and print information effectively and ethically is essential.
  4. 4. Lessons Learned <ul><li>Research is a process that must be explicitly taught, modeled and practiced. </li></ul><ul><li>We must assess the process as well as the product and have checkpoints along the way. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration with the school’s Library Media Specialist is key. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What might the process look like? <ul><li>There are many models and variations. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Big 6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Research Cycle (Jamie McKenzie) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All incorporate basic steps. </li></ul><ul><li>The process is recursive, not linear. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Essential Questions <ul><li>Provide a purpose for inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Engage students </li></ul><ul><li>Guide the process </li></ul><ul><li>Lead to foundation questions that help determine what information is necessary </li></ul>
  7. 7. Finding Resources <ul><li>Print Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Web Sites </li></ul><ul><li>MARVEL </li></ul><ul><li>“ Invisible ” Web </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Television Shows </li></ul><ul><li>Movies </li></ul><ul><li>Surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul>
  8. 8. Gathering Information <ul><li>Search strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating resources </li></ul><ul><li>Notetaking </li></ul>
  9. 9. Citing Sources <ul><li>Copyright and plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Citation and bibliography tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many online tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Source Aid </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Organizing, Analyzing, Synthesizing <ul><li>Graphic organizers </li></ul><ul><li>Looking for patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Revisiting the essential question </li></ul>
  11. 11. Creating a Product <ul><li>Pamplets </li></ul><ul><li>Brochures </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Essays </li></ul><ul><li>Comics </li></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul>Possible Products <ul><li>Slide Shows </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Web Pages </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul>
  12. 12. Assessing the Process <ul><li>Essential Question </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Possible Sources List </li></ul><ul><li>Search Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Annotated Bibliography </li></ul><ul><li>Notes </li></ul><ul><li>Works Cited </li></ul>Checkpoints <ul><li>Organizing Outline or Web </li></ul><ul><li>First Draft </li></ul><ul><li>Final Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Plans for Publishing or Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Final Product </li></ul>
  13. 13. Tools We Use <ul><li>Graphic Organizers </li></ul><ul><li>Citation and Bibliography Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Databases for Notes </li></ul><ul><li>NoteShare </li></ul><ul><li>Comic Life </li></ul><ul><li>GarageBand </li></ul><ul><li>KeyNote </li></ul><ul><li>iPhoto </li></ul><ul><li>iMovie </li></ul><ul><li>MyWorld </li></ul><ul><li>iChat </li></ul>
  14. 14. Importance of Library Media Specialists <ul><li>Information specialists. </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of curriculum across grade levels. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration and team teaching. </li></ul>
  15. 15. To Learn More <ul><li>About information literacy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IMSA 21st Century Information Fluency Project </li></ul></ul><ul><li>About MLTI </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.maine.gov/mlti/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.mainelearns.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching & Learning > Across the Curriculum > Information Literacy </li></ul></ul></ul>

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