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1 Presented by Anni Tokatlian Teacher-Librarian Jasper Road Primary School Adapted from Information Skills in the school: engaging learners in constructing knowledge http://www.curriculumsupport.education.nsw.gov.au/schoollibraries/teachingideas/isp/docs/infoskills.pdf

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3 Information Search Process (ISP)

4 Information Search Process

5 How parents can help? demonstrate and discuss how information is found and used in the home involve the student in information tasks and decision making which arise in the home encourage the critical discussion of information encountered outside the school in terms of credibility, bias and other characteristics promote the information process steps of the information skills process.

6 Information Search Process

7 Defining What do I really want to find out? Brainstorm Bubbl.us MindmeisterBubbl.usMindmeister Say back to a parent what the task is (I need to find out about…) Identify key words in a question Keyword challengeKeyword challenge Identify and define key words of the task, using dictionary, encyclopaedia as necessary Cluster key words Clusty.com Ask for KidsClusty.comAsk for Kids Identify sub-topics which set directions for the task Decide on the limits of the task

8 Locating Where can I find the information I need? Outline own knowledge of the topic and decide whether more information is needed Wordle Wordle Brainstorm alternative search words Make up a search plan, charting sources and locations according to the information process Be familiar with the Dewey Decimal Classification system (DDC) Use library catalogues in school and public libraries to locate resourcespublic libraries Use electronic information e.g. websites, DVDs, online databases, CD-ROMs, webcasts, podcasts TaLe-Teaching and Learning ExchangeTaLe-Teaching and Learning Exchange Find more than one source and format of information for the task e.g. Website, book, DVD

9 Searching the library catalogue

10 Types of searches Boolean searching – and, or and not Boolean searching Google – Advanced searchAdvanced search Askkids.com Kidsclick Kids' search tools Study search

11 Boolify

12 Google – Advanced search

13 Ask for kids

14 Kidsclick

15 Kids search tools

16 Selecting What information do I really need to use? Use Contents page and Index Skim and scan using subheadings in books and sections of websites Select the appropriate picture from a range of pictures Find answers in more than one source to key questions of the task Use more than one medium (e.g. DVD, audio, book, internet) Develop a note-taking system, selected from a range of options, including electronic Compare and evaluate information from different sources Recognise fact, opinion, fiction, decide which is required

17 Note taking proforma Focus question or topic Original text (cut and paste) or reference to original text Notes in point form Keywords What is the climate like in Antarctica? climate weatherrainfall snow temperature Note taking proforma

18 Note taking skills With thanks to Maggie Roche who developed these pages at this site (accessed 13 th Sept. 2009)this site

19 Organising How can I use this information? Answer the question Why am I doing this? (purpose) Discard irrelevant information after reviewing purpose or task Take key words/ideas and combine them into whole thoughts Group related thoughts Use tables, spreadsheets, databases, graphics as appropriate Use information collected to develop own hypothesis or argument Outline the structure of the completed task Graphic organisers on the web Graphic organiserson the web

20 Presenting How can I present this information? Brainstorm possible presentation forms e.g. PowerPoint, video, picture book, Podcast Choose a presentation style most suited to purpose, audience and content of material Draw a picture and label with key words which summarise findings, explain the picture to others Include a bibliography listing the resources used Citation MachineCitation Machine

21 Assessing What did I learn from this? Brainstorm Steps that we took to do this task and put them into sequence. Analyse the steps, using questions such as How did we make up our answer? What could we do next time? Respond to the questions :What was easy? What was hard? What did I learn? What could we do next time? Consider information process and own performance of each step: Im good at … I need to improve on … I can improve by … I learnt … Analyse strengths and weaknesses of argument/content. Use a graphic organiser like KWL to assist with self-assessment http://www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/pdf/kwl.pdf

22 Copyright issues What is copyright? When children plagiarise they are breaking the law Kids and plagiarism - Sydney Morning Herald When children plagiarise they are not learning anything except how to copy. Animals have been taught to do that When children plagiarise it hinders the creation of new ideas When children plagiarise they miss opportunities to develop their information gathering skills for the future

23 Further reading / exploring School libraries and information literacy - DET School libraries and information literacy Information skills in the school - from the above site Information skills in the school Click magazine – a technology guide for parents produced by the DET Click magazine Cool Web 2.0 tools for schools – online tools to assist and support information gathering needs Cool Web 2.0 tools for schools Dewey to the rescue – an online tour of the Dewey Decimal Classification system (DDC) Dewey to the rescue


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