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Defining Research Questions

Selecting aspects of a topic to research can be tough, especially for younger students who may, without guidance, collect a mishmash of random, unrelated facts.  This handout and activity helps students pick research questions that are relevant to them and

Defining Research Questions

Selecting aspects of a topic to research can be tough, especially for younger students who may, without guidance, collect a mishmash of random, unrelated facts.  This handout and activity helps students pick research questions that are relevant to them 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

Choosing the Best Search Resource for Your Information Need

Noodle Tools is a website that provides information literacy resources.  “Choosing the Best Search for Your Information Need” helps users who are looking for specific information use the correct search engine or website resource.  The page is separated by topic,

Choosing the Best Search Resource for Your Information Need

Noodle Tools is a website that provides information literacy resources.  “Choosing the Best Search for Your Information Need” helps users who are looking for specific information use the correct search engine or website resource.  The page is separated by topic,

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

Library Session (One-Shot) Assessment Survey

Click this link for the survey described below. Found through the S.O.S. for Information Literacy database, the Cornell University Library offers one web example of an evaluation for a one-shot workshop session.  It has ten questions that include scale multiple-choice

Library Session (One-Shot) Assessment Survey

Click this link for the survey described below. Found through the S.O.S. for Information Literacy database, the Cornell University Library offers one web example of an evaluation for a one-shot workshop session.  It has ten questions that include scale multiple-choice

Symbaloo via The Unquiet Librarian blog

Symbaloo allows a user to create a customizable dashboard of websites and resources in order to create a personal learning environment.  Buffy Hamilton, blogger of The Unquiet Librarian, uses Symbaloo with her high school students in conjunction with an English

Symbaloo via The Unquiet Librarian blog

Symbaloo allows a user to create a customizable dashboard of websites and resources in order to create a personal learning environment.  Buffy Hamilton, blogger of The Unquiet Librarian, uses Symbaloo with her high school students in conjunction with an English