Building Info Smarts

How to Work With All Kinds of Information and Make It Your Own

An ideal review for teachers, this innovative flip book shows students how to identify their learning style as they build important information literacy skills. Students learn how to apply what they read, hear, and see to what they already know, and grow in their understanding of themselves and the world around them. From reading books and analyzing a movie to working on a research project, students will investigate effective strategies for finding and using all kinds of information and making it their own.

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An ideal review for teachers, this innovative flip book shows students how to identify their learning style as they build important information literacy skills. Students learn how to apply what they read, hear, and see to what they already know, and grow in their understanding of themselves and the world around them. From reading books and analyzing a movie to working on a research project, students will investigate effective strategies for finding and using all kinds of information and makin...read more

About the Author(s)

Carol Koechlin and Sandi Zwaan are award-winning authors and educators who have dedicated their careers to helping students become better readers, writers and researchers. They are popular conference presenters and staff development instructors.

Sandi can't remember why she became a teacher, but she thinks it was "just what I was born to do. I love the excitement of realizing a student actually 'got it' and learned a new skill that will make a difference for him in life as well as in school."

Table of Contents

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Introduction
Contents
Ways of Learning
Exploring to Learn
Reading to Research
From Information to Learning
Learning Together
Learning for Life
Using Your Info Smarts
Web Resources
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: 4-12
Media: 32 pp/paper (flipchart)
Item No: 8226
ISBN: 978-155138-226-5

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