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Teacher/Librarian Role: acts as scriptwriter to structure thinking
Learner: follows the script (potential for all levels of Bloom's Taxonomy)
Software: structures the sequence and form (handout, worksheet, tutorial)
Assessment: sometimes part of the design
instructions for a
Calendars an information literacy plan for the student, offering advice pages at each step
|Web page text with illustrative (links, images) examples.
Open source database MySQL, PHP, Web
|Digital Toolbox: Gathering Images||Tutorial shows what images to use and where to find them.||Text definition with pictures and annotated links on a Web page.|
for Specific Information Use Phases
|Handout to build a teacher's conceptual understanding of a research-based, progressive thinking process, with examples of its application.||Formatted
|Evaluative Strategies for K-12 Students||Handout to build a student's conceptual understanding of a research-based, progressive thinking process, with extensive examples of its application.||Formatted
bulleted lists in sequence.
|Information Evaluation Decision Guide||Worksheet on information literacy strategies, with room for written responses to assess understanding||Formatted
sequential prompts or questions with space for handwritten answers.
|Choose the Best Search for Your Information Need (click on) What Kind of News Do I Need?||Handout builds understanding of search strategies, while a tutorial models one cluster of search strategies for a category of information (news).||"Chunked" chart of sequenced strategies on a single Web page with Flash Viewlet (Qarbon) example of use.|
|Virtual Training Suite||Tutorial builds subject expertise by combining pathfinders, a sequence of increasingly complex IT skills, examples and practice exercises.||Common-template suite of sequential Web pages, with links collector for student.|
|Daedalus and Icarus||Uses a software "collector" to script a critical thinking process and product.||Trackstar|
|Bone From a Dry Sea||Uses a quiz-making program to script a critical thinking process.||Hot Potatoes|
Effective teaching with technology matches the teacher's goals and the learner's characteristics and needs, with tools that enhance understanding.