Curriculum

Library Media Center/ Technology Curriculum:

“Discovering the best way to find or create information”

Grade Level: 7/8 

• Orientation to the LMC - rules, layout, similarities to other libraries

• Orientation to the LMC home page and its uses: Alexandria database

EasyBib for bibliographies

Maine Databases
Creative Commons
MLR Guiding Principal B - 1. Self-directed and Lifelong Learner who: Recognizes the need for information and locates and evaluates resources.

The Research Process
Search strategy
MLR Guiding Principal B - 1. Self-directed and Lifelong Learner who: Recognizes the need for information and locates and evaluates resources. MLR Guiding Principal E - 1. Gains and applies knowledge across disciplines and learning contexts and to real life situations with and without t technology
MLR Guiding Principal E - 2. Evaluates and synthesizes information from multiple sources

Author awareness

Fiction:
Arrangement on the shelves
Types of fiction
Relationship to non-fiction (i.e. science fiction : science)

• Non-fiction:
Arrangement on the shelves
Types of non-fiction
Primary and secondary sources
General and subject specific sources
MLR Guiding Principal B - 1. Self-directed and Lifelong Learner who: Recognizes the need for information and locates and evaluates resources.

• Internet resources:
Valid and reliable web sites
Systematic searching
MLR Guiding Principal B - 1. Self-directed and Lifelong Learner who: Recognizes the need for information and locates and evaluates resources. MLR Guiding Principal C - 5. Sees opportunities, finds resources, and seeks results.
MLR Guiding Principal C - 6. Uses information and technology to solve problems.
MLR Guiding Principal E - 1. Gains and applies knowledge across disciplines and learning contexts and to real life situations with and without technology
MLR Guiding Principal E - 2. Evaluates and synthesizes information from

multiple sources

• E-books
Selecting the best titles

Sources
Downloading
MLR Guiding Principal B - 1. Self-directed and Lifelong Learner who:

Recognizes the need for information and locates and evaluates resources.

• Copyright

multiple sources
Effective and selective use of photocopier

• Effective browsing
MLR Guiding Principal B - 1. Self-directed and Lifelong Learner who: Recognizes the need for information and locates and evaluates resources. MLR Guiding Principal E - 1. Gains and applies knowledge across disciplines and learning contexts and to real life situations with and without technology
MLR Guiding Principal E - 2. Evaluates and synthesizes information from

Technology Curriculum:

Become comfortable with the Google Docs Suite.

ISTE Standard 1a - Effectively use, manipulate, and explain various external data stores: various types (text, images, sound, etc.), various locations (local, server, cloud), etc.
MLR Guiding Principal A- 3. Adjusts communication based on the audience MLR Guiding Principal A - 4. Uses a variety of modes of expression (spoken, written, and visual and performing including the use of technology to create and share the expressions)

MLR Guiding Principal C - 5. Sees opportunities, finds resources, and seeks results.
MLR Guiding Principal C - 6. Uses information and technology to solve problems.

Organization, sharing, and netiquette

ISTE Standard 1d - Demonstrate an understanding of the role computer science plays and its impact in the modern world

Understand how to Navigate and troubleshoot mobile devices

ISTE Standard - 1b - Demonstrate an understanding of the operation of computer networks and mobile computing devices

Learn common vocabulary associated with technology

ISTE Standard 1 - Computer Science Educators demonstrate knowledge of Computer Science content and model important principles and concepts.

Understand several applications on the MacBooks / iPads, including but not limited to KeyNote, iMovie, Numbers, and Pages

ISTE Standards 1 & 2 - Computer Science Educators demonstrate

MLR Guiding Principal A- 3. Adjusts communication based on the audience MLR Guiding Principal A - 4. Uses a variety of modes of expression (spoken, written, and visual and performing including the use of technology to create and share the expressions)

MLR Guiding Principal C - 5. Sees opportunities, finds resources, and seeks results.
MLR Guiding Principal C - 6. Uses information and technology to solve problems.

 

To look through the ISTE standards please visit: http://cnets.iste.org/students/ s_stands.html

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