ERIC Number: EJ762363
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Information Literacy to High School Freshmen
Sabol, Elizabeth A.
Library Media Connection, v25 n4 p36-38 Jan 2007
In this article, the author describes how the tragedy of a fire at Shikellamy High School in Sunbury, Pennsylvania helped her, together with Ellen Boyer, Shikellamy High School Drama/Communication Arts teacher, light a fire under their students. They were able to launch the new Information Literacy curriculum with an 11 period introduction to the library. They designed a "Nonconformist" unit to introduce the new Information Literacy curriculum, The POWER Library, and the Big6 research method. The author believes that the Big6 provides an easy-to-demonstrate, easy-to-grasp information processing model for improving Information Literacy.
Descriptors: Information Processing, Information Literacy, High School Students, School Libraries, Library Services, Electronic Libraries, Library Skills
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania