1. Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Authoritative Sources Your Passport To a Journey of Learning Through a Personal Learning Network Day 2, Information Literacy Cherokee County School District March 11, 2009 presented by Buffy Hamilton CCSD Media Specialist
2. what is authority ? who decides what counts as authority ? who are the experts ?
3. students need personal learning networks to navigate webs of knowledge
4. teachers and librarians are the travel guides to help students find their way as they explore and develop personal learning networks
13. web 2.0 tools help librarians embed content more easily
14. 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/
19. Image Attribution : http://www.flickr.com/photos/carroca/2992818398/sizes/l/ why do databases matter?
20. Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/quinnanya/2167249773/sizes/l/ “ students who do not have access to this substantial content, students who choose not to use them, are an information underclass .” Joyce Valenza
21. “ they must be prominent on our online [research] pathfinders . Our teachers should consider the use of databases as they assess student projects.” Joyce Valenza Image Attribution : http://www.flickr.com/photos/john/4776861/sizes/o/
22. “ unless we teach students about the enormous value of these reference sources, ebooks, magazine, journal, and newspaper articles, students will not find them or use them.” Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bosslynn/3152555801/sizes/l/ Joyce Valenza
23. Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/25357664@N03/3033186019/sizes/l/ let’s explore the universe of knowledge in GALILEO!
25. how do we know how to cite and use information ethically ? where can students store and manage their information sources and notes?
26. @ buffyjhamilton : NoodleTools is like the tires on a car (the [research] paper)– it's not going to go anywhere without them! From Matthew L., Creekview High School sophomore via Twitter
27. NoodleTools is the ultimate storage system for information sources by helping students format information sources and create bibliographies Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/geishaboy500/2580661428/sizes/l/
28. students can take and organize electronic notes to manage and synthesize information Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevin/5387998/sizes/o/
40. YouTube features educational videos from news outlets, book publishers, and other reputable organizations
41. 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
42. blogs are a forum for dialogue on any topic and invite conversation as well as the exchange of ideas
43. where do we want our students to go in their journey for information?
47. Works Cited Valenza, Joyce. "Top School Library Things to Think About in 2008 ." Weblog entry. 2 Jan. 2008. Neverendingsearch. 13 Mar. 2008.
48. Contact Information Buffy J. Hamilton, Ed.S. Media Specialist Creekview High School Cherokee County School District http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com http://theunquietlibrarian.wikispaces.com [email_address]