K-12 Decoded: Designing anInformation Literacy Program for theK-12 CurriculumDe La Salle Santiago Zobel SchoolLearning Resource Center13 November 2012Zarah C. GagatigaTeacher Librarianhttp://lovealibrarian.blogspot.com
Clearing Up the AtticK-W-L Essential AgreementWhat do I KNOW of the K-12 Program (K-12P) / How can I make thisInformation Literacy (IL)? seminar-workshop successful?What do I WANT to knowof the K-12P / IL? How will I know IWhat did I LEARN about K- learned, relearned12P / IL? and unlearned ideas, concepts, skills?
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KeywordsK-12 Curriculum Information Literacy ProgramOPERANT WORDS: decoded and designing
To Do List* We will look at the salient features of the K-12P and think of ways on how libraries supportthe implementation of K-12P.* We will define IL and look at existing practicesin the library.* Design a contextualized IL Progra.
The K-12 Program: Salient Features1. Strengthening Early Childhood Education(Universal Kindergarten)2. Building Proficiency Through Language(Mother Tongue Based Instruction)3. Making the Curriculum Relevant to Learners(Contextualization and Enhancement)
The K-12 Program: Salient Features4. Gearing up for the Future(Senior High School)5. Ensuring Integrated and Seamless Learning(Spiral Progression)6. Nurturing the Holistically Developed Filipino(College and Livelihood Readiness)
By completing the K-12P, a Filipinograduate is equipped with:a. Information, media and technology skills;b. Learning and innovation skills;c. Effective communication skills;d. Life and career skills Formal education is highly instrumental and even necessary to improve the production capacity of a population. An educated population is a productive population. - Olaniyan and Okemakinde, 2008 European Journal of Scientific Research
Assumptions & Conclusions* The K-12P is a holistic and continuous program focusedat developing in its learners a belief system and set skillson lifelong learning.* The K-12P looks at the learner as an empowered citizenof the community, the country and the world.* The K-12P is centered at nurturing and nourishing localknowledge that fuels global success.* The K-12P requires the bayanihan spirit to see it throughand to make it happen.
Implications to School Libraries &Librarians* Revisit old roles and reflect on new ones:a. As Library & Information Systems Managerb. As Instructional Technologistc. As Teacherd. As Consultant & Counselore. As Community Developerf. As Literacy Advocate
Implications to School Libraries &Librarians* Design and implement library programs andservices that adhere to the K-12 program andthat answer curricular requirements.* Engage in continuous and meaningfulprofessional development activities.* Establish local, regional, national and globallinks and networks through ICTs.
Workshop #1: School LibrariansRespond to K-12PTask: In your small group, discuss strategies,techniques and ways on how school librariescan support K-12P by looking at the salientfeatures of the K-12P.Worksheet: School Librarians Support K-12PBe ready for group presentation or reporting.
What is Information Literacy?A set of abilities requiring individuals torecognize when information is needed andhave the ability to locate, evaluate and useeffectively the needed information. (ALA, 2000)...includes the communication of (created)information and that, the process by whichinformation were gathered and derived from avariety of sources was done ethically andresponsibly.
Information literate people can...a. accesses information efficiently andeffectivelyb. evaluates information critically andcompetentlyc. uses information accurately and creativelyd. appreciates literature and other creativeexpression of information
Information literate people can...e. strives for excellence in information seekingand knowledge generationf. pursues information related to personalinterestsg. contributes positively to the learningcommunity and to society and thus recognizesthe importance of information to a democraticsociety
Information literate people can...h. practices ethical behavior in regard toinformation and information technologyi. participates effectively in groups to pursueand generate informationInformation Literacy Workshop: IL Skills inApplication
K-12P and IL Information, media and technology skills Learning and innovation skills Effective communication skills Life and career skills INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS
Translating IL in Action* IL can be integrated in the Reading orLanguage Subjects (even Filipino orCommunication Arts content area )* IL can be a stand alone program of the schoollibrary that can be delivered through Referenceand Readers Services that spirals frompreschool to high school level* Be an IL advocate!
Designing an IL Program: MustHaves* Knowledge of the library collection, libraryusers, patrons, school curriculum, pedagogyand instructional technology.* Support of the administration, teachers andthe library staff* IL advocacy beliefs (Are you a believer?)* Good grasp of IL philosophy
Designing an IL Program in ContextLook at how learners developmentally growand go through stages.
Designing IL Programs in Context Kindergarten Primary Yearslibrary orientation, library orientation, organization of informationintroduction to fiction and non-fictionliterature (stories and materials, literaryconcept books), book appreciation, basicawareness, reading references, parts of a book,habit, guided viewing, online resources, basic/simplified researchsupervised use of AV models, engagement withand computers AV/media
Designing IL Programs in Context Junior High School High Schoollibrary orientation, reports, essays,organization of information experiments,and ideas, information investigations, surveys,cycle and research process interviews, production andliterary genre, primary and creation of information, usesecondary sources, of technologyengagement with AV/mediaand technology, processing *one-on-one consultationand presentation of with librarian, guidedinformation inquiry, assisted research, interlib loan, library consortium
Designing IL Programs: Looking atsamples and models* IL Program of The Beacon Academy Libraryhttp://infolit-g11.wikispaces.com/Info+Lit+Skills+Self+Diagnosis* University of Idahohttp://www.webs.uidaho.edu/info_literacy/*SAUCE - http://ictnz.com/sauce-resources/SAUCEDiagram.htm* Big 6 Model-http://www.ranchoromero.net/games/big6.html- www.big6.com
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