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An Educator's Guide to Information Literacy: What Every High School Senior Needs to Know  http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313094675
Building on the concern that high school and college librarians have that high school seniors are not ready to tackle the college library and college level research assignments, this book will offer practical help and guidance to high school teachers and librarians as well as inform students as to what they need to know. Grades 9-12.

Cyberbullying  : http://hottopics.lvccld.org/cyberbullying
Cyber Bullying facts: 42% of children have been bullied while online; 1 in 4 have had it happen more than once and instant messaging is the most commonly used tool for cyber-bullies. Learn how you can prevent Cyber Bullying.

Information Literacy Skills  http://infolit.org/information-literacy-projects-and-programs/
We need to produce learners who not only know how to think, but know how to problem solve within a diversified information and communication technology universe. This explains the Information Literacy Skills needed for our students today.

Living Languages: Multilingualism across the Lifespan  http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780275999131
This book is about multilingualism across the lifespan: how languages are learned at different life stages, why this is so, and how to take advantage of this knowledge to more efficiently integrate them into our lives.

Lesson Plans

S.O.S for Information Literacy  http://www.informationliteracy.org/
A multimedia resource that includes peer-reviewed lesson plans, handouts, presentations, videos and other resources to enhance the teaching of information literacy (K-16).

Scratch  http://info.scratch.mit.edu/Scratch_1.4_Download
SCRATCH is a new free programming language that lets you create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art. Be sure to check out theGetting Started Guide for how students can use the program. Many of the S.O.S Information Literacy lesson plans use the program as a way students can showcase what they learn.


Free Technology for Teachers  http://www.freetech4teachers.com/
A great blog where he shares free technology you can use in your classroom. Includes lesson plans to teach students technology.

Literacy for the New Millennium

Literacy for the New Millennium: Volume 2 Childhood Literacy   http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313071409

Literacy for the New Millennium: Volume 1 Early Literacy  http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313071393

Literacy for the New Millenium: Volume 3 Adolescent Literacy  http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313071416

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