How to help ELL students research without using the Google Nory Harris

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To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information. American Library Association, 1989 Information Literacy

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How to help ELL students research without using the Google Nory Harris Technology - Out of Context Multimedia production (PowerPoint) ftp Programming Instant Messaging HTML Telnet Algorithms Video productionWord processing Group discussion Use of operating systems Statistical analysis presentation Database management systems CAD/CAM Copy/paste Web page design Graphics Chat Web browsing Electronic indexes Web searching Online catalogs Electronic spreadsheets Upload/download Spell/grammar check Brainstorming software PDAs Inspiration Hyperstudio To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information. American Library Association, 1989 Information Literacy Rules Classroom Policies and Rules. Suggestions: Big Six Research Skills Is an Information Problem-Solving Approach Was developed and copyrighted by Michael B. Eisenberg and Robert E. Berkowitz. Consists of six separate steps or tasks that help students focus their research, solve problems and make decisions. The Big6 Why should teachers use and teach the Big6 to ELL students? To provide a model for research. To incorporate effective Technology skills. Why Do We Need the Big6? Can be differentiated to meet the learning needs of all students Is a flexible, workable model Helps students become information literate citizens who are able to solve problems both in and out of the school setting Promotes collaboration between classroom teachers Easily integrates into all curriculum What will the Big6 do for students? Learn a skill they can apply to any problem at any time. Use essential information literacy skills and technology skills in context. Improve the quality of work. What will this process do for the librarian ? Help with collaboration Help incorporate information literacy skills Web searching skills Web site evaluation Use of databases What Students Will Learn - The Big6 Task Definition Information Seeking Strategies Location and Access Use of Information Synthesis Evaluation Task Definition Define the Problem Identify the information requirements of the problem Information Seeking Strategies 1. Determine the range of possible sources Evaluate the different possible sources to determine priorities. Location and Access 1. Locate sources (intellectually and physically) 2. Find information within sources Use of Information 1. Engage (e.g. read, hear, view)the information in a source. Extract information from a source. Synthesis 1. Organize information from multiple sources. 2. Present information Evaluation 1. Judge the product (effectiveness) 2. Judge the information problem-solving process (efficiency) How do we help students test Websites Who is the author or which institution sponsors this Web page? Who is the audience? What is the purpose of the information? How current is the information? When was the website last updated? Is the content accurate and objective? Is their information biased? Is there contact information? Does the website have the information you need? Can you understand the language? Web Site Analysis Worksheet Activity Provide Topic: Water Cycle Hand-out copies Work in Pairs Share Information Big6 Rubric Resources 1.http://www.doe.mass.edu/odl/standards/itstand.pdfhttp://www.doe.mass.edu/odl/standards/itstand.pdf 2.http://www.plagiarism.org/plagiarism-101/overview/http://www.plagiarism.org/plagiarism-101/overview/ 3.Big6june05.ppt 4.http://big6.com/pages/kids.php 5.http://www.iste.org 6.https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/teaching-hard- vocabulary-wordshttps://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/teaching-hard- vocabulary-words 7.https://www.youtube.com/watchhttps://www.youtube.com/watch 8.www.big6.orgwww.big6.org 9.http://www.big6.com/kids/http://www.big6.com/kids/ Resourcesprocess-organizer.phpprocess-organizer.phpes/lesson915/WebSiteAnalysisWorksheet.pdfes/lesson915/WebSiteAnalysisWorksheet.pdf Chow.Big6Posters.pdfChow.Big6Posters.pdf Padlet.com

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