A Better Way for School Librarians to Teach Media Literacy

When School Librarians use a positive approach for teaching media literacy, students are more engaged and will more deeply apply the concepts to any media message. Here’s a unit based on Key Questions & Core Concepts of media lit that incorporates persuasive appeals and a technology option for assessment. | No Sweat Library Continue reading

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To Teach Critical Thinking & Inquiry Learning, Entrust Your School Librarian

Research proves the link between critical thinking, content knowledge, and inquiry based learning. Learn why the School Librarian is the expert who can help students learn critical thinking skills and background content knowledge through authentic inquiry based learning. #NoSweatLibrary Continue reading

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5 Essential Literacies for Students: Part 3 Information Literacy

Our students need to be proficient in 5 Essential Literacies and School Librarians can integrate a Library Literacy component into any class visit. In Part 3 we look at Information Literacy Skills: problem-solving models, search & evaluation strategies, and academic honesty. Continue reading

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