Category Archives: Public Library

Public libraries

Human Booleans

Our classmates led a presentation using this activity, and we loved it!  Facilitators read a series of criteria, and ask students to stand up in response to anything that applies to them.  Along the way, they get a visual representation

Human Booleans

Our classmates led a presentation using this activity, and we loved it!  Facilitators read a series of criteria, and ask students to stand up in response to anything that applies to them.  Along the way, they get a visual representation

Post-It Brainstorm

In the post-it note brainstorm, students write reactions, ideas, concepts or other thoughts on post-it notes (one per note), then create a concept map by group notes that expressing similar ideas. This is a great, tactile tool for that caters

Post-It Brainstorm

In the post-it note brainstorm, students write reactions, ideas, concepts or other thoughts on post-it notes (one per note), then create a concept map by group notes that expressing similar ideas. This is a great, tactile tool for that caters

Google’s Research Lessons

Click here or the link in the annotation below to access the resource. Google has created fifteen information-seeking lessons to use in finding relevant results in Google for beginner, intermediate, and advanced researchers.  Examples include: Beginner: Apply filtering tools and

Google’s Research Lessons

Click here or the link in the annotation below to access the resource. Google has created fifteen information-seeking lessons to use in finding relevant results in Google for beginner, intermediate, and advanced researchers.  Examples include: Beginner: Apply filtering tools and

Ten Techniques to Make Yourself a Google Search Star

Access the resource by clicking on the picture or here. Richard Byrne, the blogger behind the award-winning Free Technology for Teachers, has created a poster that can be printed and distributed to students or hung that outlines how to effectively

Ten Techniques to Make Yourself a Google Search Star

Access the resource by clicking on the picture or here. Richard Byrne, the blogger behind the award-winning Free Technology for Teachers, has created a poster that can be printed and distributed to students or hung that outlines how to effectively

A-Ha! Mm-Hmm…Say What? Discussion

This is a way to frame discussion on an article that the class reads.  With their notes on the reading, students work in small groups to identify each of these moments they had while reading: A-Ha: A new idea that

A-Ha! Mm-Hmm…Say What? Discussion

This is a way to frame discussion on an article that the class reads.  With their notes on the reading, students work in small groups to identify each of these moments they had while reading: A-Ha: A new idea that

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide! Lesson

The lesson can be found in a variety of different formats online. To download a lesson plan, click here. To see the lesson plan in a webpage format, click here. This lesson asks students to evaluate a series of websites

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide! Lesson

The lesson can be found in a variety of different formats online. To download a lesson plan, click here. To see the lesson plan in a webpage format, click here. This lesson asks students to evaluate a series of websites

Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything: Information Literacy

Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything: Information Literacy is an introduction to and resource list for information literacy.  The site provides definitions, researched models, web resources, and databases of lesson plans. Kathy Schrock is an online adjunct professor, presenter, and blog

Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything: Information Literacy

Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything: Information Literacy is an introduction to and resource list for information literacy.  The site provides definitions, researched models, web resources, and databases of lesson plans. Kathy Schrock is an online adjunct professor, presenter, and blog