Monday, November 13, 2017

6th Grade: Evaluating Websites: URL Authority, Anatomy, and Purpose

Curriculum Scope and Sequence:
Information Literacy
Engage in the information literacy process: access, evaluate, and use information and ideas.
  • Identify authority of URL and their potential for bias
  • Identify authority of an author in online materials
  • Analyze differences among various informational materials in terms of structure and purpose




Websites to evaluate:

7th Grade Evaluating Websites: URL Anatomy, Authority, Purpose

Curriculum Scope and Sequence:
Information Literacy
Engage in the information literacy process: access, evaluate, and use information and ideas.
  • Identify authority of URL and their potential for bias
  • Identify authority of an author in online materials
  • Analyze differences among various informational materials in terms of structure and purpose




Websites to evaluate:

Friday, November 10, 2017

7th Grade STEM: Digital Citizen Superheros

Digital Citizenship

Understand the legal and ethical issues of technology as related to individuals, cultures, and societies.
  • Understand and practice the basics of safe use of the Internet
  • Use etiquette considering global audience when communicating digitally
  • Discuss the effects of existing and emerging technology on the global community
  • Understand the concept of a digital footprint

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Freshman English TRAILS

High School LibraryTech Standards/9-12

Digital Citizenship: Use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.

Technology: Apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.

Information Literacy
Engages in the informational literacy process: accesses, evaluates, and communicates information and ideas
Applies digital tools to gather, evaluate and use information
Uses a variety of skills and strategies to comprehend nonfiction and informational text
Applies digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information
Understands human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior

Tool for Assessment of Real-Time Information Literacy (TRAILS)

Ogbonaya Block 9

Ogbonaya Block 2

Ogbonaya Block 3

Ogbonaya Block 4

Friday, November 3, 2017

Pedersen’s Eco System Action Plan Project

Library Standards:
Information Literacy
Engage in the information literacy process: access, evaluate, and use information and ideas.
  • Identify keywords and synonyms for topic searches
  • Create effective searches of print material by identifying appropriate keywords

Research Process
Plan strategies to utilize digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
Use a variety of skills and strategies to comprehend nonfiction and informational text.
Utilize digital tools and resources to investigate real-world issues, answer questions, or solve problems

Research Process BIG 6

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Evaluating a web site
What is the URL domain (.edu, .org, .gov, etc.)?
Who is the author? credible?
What is the purpose of the website?
What sites link to this page that builds credibility?
Is the information on the site current?


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Thursday, October 26, 2017

6th Grade Digital Citizenship: Cyberbullying Crossing the Line

Digital Citizenship
Understand the legal and ethical issues of technology as related to individuals, cultures, and societies.
  • Practice ethical behavior in online interactions including understanding of how online communication can contribute to miscommunication and potential cyberbullying
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