Eclection - The School Librarian


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    1. 1. Beyond The Stacks Carlene Walter
    2. 2. Who Are We?
    3. 3. Who do We Serve?
    4. 4. Library 2.0 <ul><li>Are you serving the 21 st century learner? </li></ul>
    5. 5. The Many Hats
    6. 6. Wiki <ul><li>Use! </li></ul><ul><li>Share! </li></ul><ul><li>Add! </li></ul><ul><li>Edit! </li></ul> /
    7. 8. Resource Collection <ul><li>Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Saskatchewan Literacy Initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Student Interest </li></ul> / /
    8. 9. Member-Generated <ul><li>Polls </li></ul><ul><li>Surveys </li></ul>
    9. 10. Literacy <ul><li>Reading Is Our Business (Grimes, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule time for reading </li></ul><ul><li>Provide opportunities for students to interact with books </li></ul>
    10. 11. Eventful <ul><li>Offer </li></ul><ul><li>An </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging </li></ul><ul><li>Theme! </li></ul> / / /
    11. 12. SSLA <ul><li> </li></ul>
    12. 13. Reading 2.0 <ul><li>Harnessing collective intelligence imbued by technology to excite and empower students' literacy. </li></ul><ul><li>ebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Trailers and Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Book Clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Author Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Book Blogs </li></ul>
    13. 14.
    14. 15. Rethink Collection Collection BLOGS WIKIBOOKS ebooks RSS feeds Streamed media databases audio books major Web portals books learning objects
    15. 17. Information Literacy Quiz <ul><li>List four major search engines. </li></ul><ul><li>How do sites get to the top of a results list in Google? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you discover who is linked to a Web site? Why is this valuable? </li></ul><ul><li>Why might you use quotation marks when conducting a search? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you find the history of any given Web site? </li></ul><ul><li>How much do you know about information literacy? </li></ul><ul><li>Adapted from NovemberLearning </li></ul>
    16. 18. Information Literacy Quiz <ul><li>Search Engines </li></ul><ul><li> (formerly Ask Jeeves) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Altavista </li></ul><ul><li>AOL Search </li></ul><ul><li>Cuil </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Gigablast </li></ul><ul><li>Hotbot </li></ul><ul><li>Live Search (formerly MSN Search) </li></ul><ul><li>LookSmart </li></ul><ul><li>Lycos </li></ul><ul><li>Wikia Search </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo! Search </li></ul><ul><li>Question 1: List four major search engines. </li></ul><ul><li>Note: This is a list of major search engines and not intended to be an exhaustive list. </li></ul>Back To Quiz
    17. 19. Information Literacy Quiz <ul><li>Google ranks results based on popularity. </li></ul><ul><li>It counts the number of links from sites all around the Web. </li></ul><ul><li>For example, if a large number of sites has a specific keyword somewhere on their Web site along with a link to a particular site, Google counts the number of times the keyword appears along with the number of links to a particular site. </li></ul><ul><li>The higher number of links to a site, the higher Google will rank that site on a list of results. </li></ul><ul><li>Question 2: How do sites get to the top of a results list in Google? </li></ul>Back To Quiz
    18. 20. Information Literacy Quiz <ul><li>Perform a Link:command Search. </li></ul><ul><li>In the engine’s search box type: “ link:paste the web address“. </li></ul><ul><li>Why is This Useful? </li></ul><ul><li>In order to validate websites, one question we need to ask ourselves is, &quot;Who is and is not linked to this page if it is credible?&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Question 3: How do you discover who is linked to a Web site? Why is this valuable? </li></ul>Back To Quiz
    19. 21. Information Literacy Quiz <ul><li>Use “quotation marks” to ensure your keywords appear in your search results in the order you have specified. </li></ul><ul><li>You would use them if you wanted to research a given phrase. </li></ul><ul><li>For example, if you conduct a search for global warming, a search WITHOUT quotation marks would find sites that include the words “global” AND “warming” – the words do not have to appear together and you will get more hits than you probably want. </li></ul><ul><li>Question 4: Why might you use quotation marks when conducting a search? </li></ul>Back To Quiz
    20. 22. Information Literacy Quiz <ul><li>My favourite ways: </li></ul><ul><li> allows users to look up domain names. Enter the URL of the site you would like to research. </li></ul><ul><li>The Wayback Machine allows users to see archived versions of Web pages. Go to and type the URL (Web address) of located site. </li></ul><ul><li>Question 5: How do you find the history of any given Web site? </li></ul>Back To Quiz
    21. 24. Information Proficiency <ul><li>Are we teaching our students to locate information and evaluate its value? </li></ul>IMSA 21 st Century Fluency Project What Students Are Not Proficient At What Students Do Instead Turn a question into a query Rush ahead toward an answer, grabbing some of the criteria or the whole statement Choose the a database suited to their needs Enter words or phrases into Google Recognize information when they find it Rush past important information and clues; continue to browse Find better keywords Stick with their original words and browse Verify the credibility of information Accept what they find at face value
    22. 25. . .
    23. 26. Beyond Google <ul><li> </li></ul>
    24. 27. Digital Citizenship <ul><li>Learners must practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology to refrain from infringing upon a copyrighted work. </li></ul>
    25. 28. Open Source <ul><li>Citation Machines </li></ul>
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    27. 31. <ul><li> </li></ul>21 st Century Literacies
    28. 32. Your Own Space <ul><li>Personal Learning Environment </li></ul>
    29. 33. Information Literacy <ul><li>WWW means </li></ul><ul><li>Whatever </li></ul><ul><li>Wherever </li></ul><ul><li>Whenever </li></ul><ul><li>Are you Web 2.0? </li></ul>
    30. 34. Web Savvy Quiz <ul><li>What do these chat acronyms stand for? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LOL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>POS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GNSTDLTBBB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CUL8R </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WDYMBT </li></ul></ul>
    31. 36. Collaboration <ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>RBL </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Leadership </li></ul>
    32. 38. Manager <ul><li>Policies </li></ul><ul><li>Procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul><ul><li>EBP </li></ul><ul><li>Check </li></ul><ul><li>Your </li></ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>Manual! </li></ul> /
    33. 39. Evidence-Based Practice
    34. 40. Open Door <ul><li>Open 24/7/365 </li></ul><ul><li>Many students are accessing resources BEFORE and AFTER the physical space is closed. </li></ul>Do you really have an open door?
    35. 41. Open to New Possibilities