20 Things for Students to Do with Informational Text
You don't have to write questions for every article. There are plenty of other options!
A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science
A brief detour from chemistry, branching out into science in general today. This graphic looks at the different factors that can contribute towards ‘bad’ science – it was inspired…
Establishing a differentiated, responsive classroom
I've been reading the book, Mindsets in the Classroom by Mary Cay Ricci, and just finished chapter 3. It was a real eye-opener. Through all of my years of teaching, I thought I was differentiating by planning and implementing reteaching and enrichment lessons and activities as my class worked through a unit. But in this chapter, I learned how important it is to start the differentiation before the unit even begins! This process begins with the preassessment. So much valuable information can…
LibGuides: Research Process: Boolean Operators
This tutorial aims to help develop effective library research skills and critical thinking skills in all courses at Prince George's Community College.
Disability Awareness Day: Let's Overcome the Challenges
Disability is a general term, it covers all impairments, limitations for performing & restrictions to participation in activities. Read Disability Awareness Day
Today's Students Can't Identify Fake News, Says Study
Media literacy is more important than ever. Do your students know how to recognize bias or do they believe everything they read?
30 Ways to Become a Culturally Sensitive Educator | InformED
Image by Tina Kugler When it comes to personalized learning, there’s one topic that tends to get swept under the rug whether we realize it or not, and that area is cultural background. Despite the fact that many students are constantly engaged in a complex transformation of culturally influenced identity—which in many cases can have... Read More
Fake News: Recommendations - Media Literacy Clearinghouse
If you read any news story about "fake news" in the past four years, you no doubt came across the phrase "media literacy." From the various news stories and blog posts, I have compiled the following recommendations and advice. (NOTE: lesson plans, handouts and related videos are posted near the…
LibGuides: Fake News: Help! My News is Fake!
“Fake news” is not news you disagree with. The ability to tell accurate news from fake news is an important skill that you'll use your entire life. This guide will give you valuable insight in telling fact from fiction online, plus a chance to exercise y
3 Evidence Based Reasons to Incorporate Movement into Classroom Instruction - Your Therapy Source
Here are several evidence based reasons to include movement in the classroom throughout the day to improve math and literacy skills.
Accessing The News With Assistive Technology | Veroniiiica
How to read and listen to the news in accessible formats including large print, screen readers, and simplified reading to stay up-to-date on current events
Keeping Up With...Visual Literacy
This edition of Keeping Up With… was written by Nicole E. Brown, Kaila Bussert, Denise Hattwig, and Ann Medaille. Nicole E. Brown is Multidisciplinary Instruction Librarian at New York University, email: email@example.com; Kaila Bussert is Visual Resources Outreach Librarian at Cornell University, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Denise Hattwig is Curator of Image Collections at UW Bothell Library, University of Washington Libraries, email: email@example.com; and Ann Medaille is Assessment Librarian at…
The Information Policy & Access Center has released their findings from a 2013 Survey about Digital Inclusion. You can read the full report online. Digital Inclusion is more than Digital Litera…