Information Literacy: Engaging with Students and Meaningful Research
Engage students!Do you look forward to classroom research projects or do the words research and bibliographies fill you with fear? This course will give you concrete ideas on ways to streamline the research process to make it meaningful for you and your students. Participants will learn the “Big 6” Research Steps, ways to use the new district library automated system Destiny, and build a toolbox of teacher resources to differentiate for students with a variety of ideas and strategies to get you and your students excited about the research process!What is Information Literacy?Information Literacy is the ability to identify what information is needed, understand how the information is organized, identify the best sources of information for a given need, locate those sources, evaluate the sources critically, and share that information. It is the knowledge of commonly used research techniques. In today's society, students and teachers must learn to find and organize information in productive, useful ways.
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