Library:Education Library: LLED351
Developing Information Smarts: Inquiry in a Digital World
- 1 Using Mindmaps
- 2 Using Online Library Catalogues
- 3 Online Dictionaries
- 4 Online Resources
- 5 Using and Evaluating Internet Sites
- 6 Wikipedia
- 7 Analysing and Selecting Relevant Information
- 8 Notetaking
- 9 Plagiarism and Citing Your Sources
- 10 Online Communication and Presentation Tools
- 11 Reflect
- 12 Internet Safety and Smarts
Activity 1. K-3 and Grades 4-8 Asking Questions
Using Online Library Catalogues
Activity 2.Searching online library catalogues is an important information literacy skill.
Activity 3. Many helpful online dictionaries can be found on the internet.
Activity 4. Reading e-books and electronic reference books such as databases involve digital smarts.
Using and Evaluating Internet Sites
Activity 5. Using and evaluating internet sites
Activity 6.Wikipedia is an encyclopedic online resource for students that is collectively created. Help students understand what Wikipedia is and how they can use it effectively. Hint: Students should be familiar with symbols used in Wikipedia--the star, lock and history.
Analysing and Selecting Relevant Information
Activity 7. Analysing and Selecting Relevant Information
Activity 8. Taking good notes is an important inquiry skill.
Plagiarism and Citing Your Sources
Activity 9. There are many online citing tools to assist in listing references that you use and in creating a bibliography.
Online Communication and Presentation Tools
Activity 10. Communicating and presenting information can be done in a variety of ways. We are going to explore tools that can make
Activity 11. Learning Log
Internet Safety and Smarts
Activity 12. There are things students need to be aware of to be safe on the internet.