6 Information Skills for Student
Achievement Developed by Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz,
the Big6 is the most widely known and widely used
approach to teaching information and technology skills
in the world.
Radcab “RADCAB” ™ A mnemonic acronym for information evaluation
|Nuts and Bolts of College Writing....College essays stand or fall based largely on their use of evidence. In this section we'll consider how to do research, how to avoid common problems with using source material, and how to follow major citation styles for the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences.
We begin where most college students now begin the task of doing research: with the Internet
for Schools "This Web site
is dedicated to the idea that the very nature of
information is changing, practically before our eyes.
It is changing in what it looks like, where we find
it, what we look at to view it, what we can do with
it, and how we communicate it. Here you will find
information and tools designed to help us redefine
literacy for the 21st Century."
Century Skills Route 21 The Partnership for 21st
Century Skills is pleased to offer Route 21, a one-stop-shop
for 21st century skills-related information, resources
and community tools.
is 21st Century Education? It is bold. It breaks
the mold. It is flexible, creative, challenging,
and complex. It addresses a rapidly changing world
filled with fantastic new problems as well as exciting
|The Partnership for 21st Century Skills... Maine Launches Statewide 21st Century Skills’ Education Initiative State Becomes Sixth to Join the National Partnership for 21st Century Skills
|The Way Back
Machine shows you what a web
site looked like last month or last year. It creates
snapshots in time of web sites for research purposes.
To use the Way Back Machine, enter the domain name
in the search box labeled "Take Me Back" on
the main home page. Then, select a date snapshot to
view from the returned list of years.
more web site addresses than Whois and will often
tell you the status as well as the owner of a web
site. To use Betterwhois, enter the domain name in
the search box and select "If
you are researching this domain . ." from
the returned list of options.
|Kartoo shows a diagram of web sites that link to and
from the web address under review.
WhoIs Like whois and betterwhois,
allwhois is another tool to tell you a web site's
status and owner.
Information Literacy Tutorial...University
of Wisconsin – Parkside site. Contains
online tutorial that covers a number of Information
Literacy standards. Looks well developed. Quizzes
have also been developed for the tutorial.
that have already been coordinated by the Maine Association
of School Librarians. Includes information
about assessment, best practices, and useful resources.
|Web Research-Class Zone
Quizes, Guides, and Tutorials
CONCEPT TO CLASSROOM! Welcome to Inquiry-based Learning. Start here in the "Explanation" section, which is all about the CONCEPT. Then go on to "Demonstration" and the following sections, where we move from CONCEPT TO CLASSROOM!
Learning and Teaching Information Technology--Computer Skills in Context There is clear and widespread agreement among the public and educators that all students need to be proficient computer users or "computer literate.
21st Century Information Fluency Project Hands
on practice with Digital Information Fluency
Concepts; Information about 21st Century Skills
that includes a variety of online tutorials that
||enGauge® 21st Century Skills This site is designed
to help districts and schools plan and evaluate the
systemwide use of educational technology.