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Information literacy

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Information literacy. Get inspired and try out new things.
#RU1?  Are you ONE of the librarians who has already posted a #medialiteracy infographic at your computers?  Fighting #fakenews and encouraging #criticalthinking is the goal.  Go 4 it.pic.twitter.com/yR2QFlWvDI

“#RU1? Are you ONE of the librarians who has already posted a #medialiteracy infographic at your computers? Fighting #fakenews and encouraging #criticalthinking is the goal. Go 4 it.”

Informative Reading and Writing and a FREEBIE

Sorry for the long absence. My oldest kitty (17 years old next month) is not doing well. She will only eat if we hand feed her and it looks ...

Critical Thinking Rubric - Aligned to Common Core (free) by Hello Literacy

Description Use this rubric when teaching students how to think and speak critically and at the highest levels of Bloom's...Analyze and Evaluate. This rubric is best taught through the practice of conversations. Students need to be taught "how to speak and listen" to one another, "how to listen for the pause" (not raising their hand) and "how to respectfully agree and disagree with one another's ideas". To formatively assess critical thinking, give each child a 1, 2, 3, or 4 (on a class…

Jennifer's Teaching Tools: Media Literacy

It is really hard to find resources to teach media literacy to K-2 students! If you have a subscription to Brainpop, they do have an excel...

Infographic on digital citizenship, an important value for students in our plugged-in world

“Love this #DigitalCitizenship infographic? It's now available as a poster for your classroom: http://t.co/JPTGAYbSMS”

So What's the Big Deal? Getting to the Main Idea & Key Details - (Standard 2) Great tie in to social media

Today's post is Part 2 in a 10 part series of closely reading and understanding the Reading Informational Standards of the Common Core for grades 3-6. I "explained" Standard 1 in this post. I have also released a large bundle of.... graphic organizers to help students show (and teachers teach) the thinking behind comprehending informational content. The reading response sheets are open-ended, and leave lots of room for students to practice their written comprehension. The bundle can be found…

UNDERSTANDING: Even though this fact sheet is labelled for students, I think there are some useful hints and tips that are relevant to my own understanding of what it means to be media savvy and critical about what you are consuming. These tips and hints can be helpful in determining what is fake and what is real.

UNDERSTANDING: Even though this fact sheet is labelled for students, I think there are some useful hints and tips that are relevant to my own understanding of what it means to be media savvy and critical about what you are consuming. These tips and hints can be helpful in determining what is fake and what is real.