Friday, November 16, 2018

Mrs. Robinson's class: Understanding Search Engines

Technology Literacy
Using technology as a tool for organization, communication, research and problem-solving.


  • Search the Internet effectively with expanders and limiters



Monday, November 12, 2018

8th Grade: Source Reliability and Evaluating Websites

Standards:
Information Literacy
Engage in the information literacy process: access, evaluate, and use information and ideas.
  • Evaluate sources for fact, opinion, propaganda, currency, and relevance
  • Recognize the importance of the publication date as an indicator of information currency
  • Search the Internet effectively with expanders and limiters
  • Identify authority of URL and their potential for bias
  • Identify authority of an author in online materials
  • Assess currency and timeliness in evaluating online materials

2019 Colorado Children's Book Awards

Love of Reading
Reads for a variety of purposes and across content areas
Independently reads a significant number of books and texts each year (fiction, nonfiction, and variety of genres)


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CCIRA

Monday, October 29, 2018

Global Read Aloud Elementary Classes

Love of Reading
Reads for a variety of purposes and across content areas.
Independently reads a significant number of books and texts each year (fiction, nonfiction, and variety of genres).

WHY THE GRA?

Global collaboration is necessary to show students that they are part of something bigger than them. That the world needs to be protected and that we need to care for all people. Then the caring can begin.

Elementary Classes will read these books for the GRA this week.


Friday, October 26, 2018

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

Thursday, October 25, 2018

2018 Teens' Top Ten!

Teens have voted and their favorite YA books this year are:


Nominate a title to be on next years list at tinyurl.com/TTTnomform

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Middle School Battle of the Books

Middle School Battle of the Books permission forms are due Friday, November 9th.

Open this post to see book trailers for this year's battle books