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The term "information literacy" implies the ability to read and understand information. In today's society, such skills are becoming more important--and more challenging. Students need to be able to identify, acquire, interpret, evaluate, organize, and share information.
Sara Armstrong, Ph.D., is an educator, author, consultant, and speaker. In this book, she provides educators with strategies and activities to help students achieve information literacy. She presents a wealth of information, including the following:
--techniques and strategies for searching the Internet
--criteria for judging whether or not Web sites are trustworthy
--tips for using primary sources in the classroom
--views of several graphic organizers
--guidelines for developing project-based learning projects
--"The Educator's Guide to Copyright and Fair Use" by Hall Davidson
--a comparison of situations that call for simply citing sources vs. situations in which permission should be requested
--valuable lists of resources
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