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Students identify information needs, seek out reliable resources to meet those needs, and then analyze, synthesize, evaluate, and communicate the resulting knowledge.
  • Find, evaluate, and select appropriate resources and information.
  • Seek out diverse perspectives and points of view to better understand problems and issues, local and global, past and present.
  • Manage and make sense of data from print and electronic sources, primary and secondary.
  • Acquire a fundamental understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information.

Technology Tools to Support Information Literacy Skills


Diigo Tutorials

Educator Group on Diigo

My Diigo Group: Colorado Standards the Web 2.0 Way

Special Teacher Accounts in Diigo
-allows you to create student accounts and groups even without student email addresses

Examples of Diigo in the Classroom

Three Uses of Diigo in the History and Language Arts Classroom
Teaching the iGeneration - More ideas for Diigo in the Classroom
Using Diigo in the Classroom

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Evernote Tutorials

Classroom Examples for Evernote

Evernote for Schools
10 Tips for Teachers Using Evernote
How to Create a Portfolio with Evernote

Showing Evidence Tool
Showing Evidence Tool

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What is curation?
Guided Tour

Classroom Examples:

Mr. D's AP US History
Physical Science - SHS
Holt 5th Grade Math
Primary Sources in the Classroom
Livebinders Overview
Livebinders 4Teachers - Information

Classroom Examples:

6th Grade Algebra
Grade 2 Poetry
Science Resources
Six Traits Writing Program

Understanding Content Curation - by Nancy White
Developing Future Work Skills Through Content Curation - by Nancy White