Information literacy for EIC


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Presentation made to EIC writing team. What information literacy skills are needed by elementary school students in order to be successful in secondary schools?

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Information literacy for EIC

  1. 1. What Students Need to Know and Be Able to Do in Middle School<br />Information Literacy<br /><br />
  2. 2. Building Capacity<br />Guided<br />Independent<br /><br />
  3. 3. Inquire<br /><br />
  4. 4. Supports<br />“AGOPP and the basic concepts of research”<br />Background knowledge<br />Ask Questions<br />Know what is researchable<br />
  5. 5. Gain Knowledge<br /><br />
  6. 6. Supports<br />Use patron’s catalog to find resources<br />“…knowing how to alphabetize so that they can find an author, look up a word, find an encyclopedia entry, etc.”<br />Find print resources with call numbers<br />Use an index<br />Navigating an encyclopedia<br />Use Online, Subscription Databases<br />
  7. 7. Think Critically<br /><br />
  8. 8. Supports<br />“basics of a bibliography (what is a publisher and where do you find it, etc.)”<br />Recognize difference between fiction and nonfiction<br />Identify Credible sources<br />Use Noodletools to Cite Sources<br />Put information into one’s own words<br />
  9. 9. Interpret Information<br /><br />
  10. 10. Supports<br />“I spend lots of time with my sixth graders going over the online resources, discussing differences between encyclopedias and databases…”<br />Use multiple resources<br />Make informed decisions<br />Generate new knowledge<br />Make connections and inferences<br />
  11. 11. Share Knowledge<br /><br />
  12. 12. Supports<br />“it’s the basics that students seem to “forget” as well as many not having keyboarding skills.”<br />Use technology for expression<br />Work collaboratively to solve problems<br />Use a variety of formats to prepare findings/conclusion<br />
  13. 13. Appreciate Literature<br /><br />
  14. 14. Supports<br />Persues information related to personal interests<br />Connect literature and multimedia to learning<br />Identify relationship between fiction and nonfiction literature and real life<br />
  15. 15. References<br />Matrix – MSDE Curriculum, State, and National Information Literacy Outcomes and Standards <br />School Library Media State Curriculum – PreK through 8<br />