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Research Relevance: K-12 Library Instruction for the 21st Century “What I Did on My Summer Vacation”

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(Submitted by Caitlin Jacobson)    Reception and maker session in the Castilleja Library. The Gami-Bot patterns can be found here: http://bit.ly/1D7y6sI At the hotel with Ellen Scott – definitely had an old-school vibe. In fact, we had to think hard … Continue reading

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Dueling or Dancing with Data? A Conversation about Data and Statistics as Information Literacy

(submitted by Ellen Scott) What is data, and how do we use it? Kristin Fontichiaro discusses the six elements of Data and Statistic Literacy high school and college students need to understand the information presented to them, and evaluate the ethical use … Continue reading

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You’re Bound to Get Ideas, or How Teachers and Librarians Brought a Road Trip to the Classroom

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(submitted by Ellen Scott) Facilitators: Trevor Calvert, Derek Anderson, and Mary Collie Imagine putting yourselves in the place of the Joads, Odysseus, or Santiago, and having to survive for a number of days within a strange landscape, under trying conditions. English teacher … Continue reading

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Where to Begin

(submitted by Ellen Scott) Facilitator: Sara Kelly-Mudie http://library.hawken.edu/wheretobegin Think about the way we question, and then think again: how can we create a “more beautiful question?” Through “Questionstorming!”

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Building Background Knowledge

(submitted by Ellen Scott) Facilitator: Nicole Hunter Background knowledge includes life experience, context, common knowledge,experiences, and the ability to connect previously unconnected pieces of knowledge. Assisting students in the acquisition of background knowledge allows them to increase their understanding of the context … Continue reading

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‘Make a World’ and the World of Gamestorming

(submitted by Caitlin Jacobson) Research Relevance: K-12 Library Instruction for the 21st Century One of the first things we did at the Research Relevance colloquium was a hands-on activity from the world of gamestorming.  What’s that, you ask?  Yes, gamestorming, … Continue reading

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Research Relevancy 2015

(submitted by Ellen Scott) Research Relevancy 2015 “Dueling or Dancing with Data? A Conversation about Data and Statistics as Information Literacy” Facilitator: Kristin Fontichiaro (Castillja School, Palo Alto, CA  font@umich.edu What is data, and how do we use it? Kristin … Continue reading

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