Information Literacy Curriculum


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The purpose of the Denton Inquiry 4 Lifelong Learning Grant is to fund a community-wide collaborative effort in Denton Texas to build an age-appropriate, spiral information literacy curriculum that will prepare incoming college freshmen for college-level research as well as support them through doctoral-level research.

Guiding Documents:

Guided Inquiry Design Guided Inquiry Design is a team approach to teaching and learning where teachers and school librarians, along with other specialists, join together to design and implement inquiry learning. Steps include Open, Immerse, Explore, Identify, Gather, Create, Share, and Evaluate. This process is integrated into the information literacy curriculum units developed for this project.




TEKS - http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785
AASL 21st Century Learner Standards - http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/learning-standards
ACRL Standards - http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/informationliteracycompetency


Understanding by Design - http://www.ascd.org/research-a-topic/understanding-by-design-resources.aspx
Guided Inquiry Design - https://comminfo.rutgers.edu/~kuhlthau/guided_inquiry_design.htm
The Higher Education Coordinating Board College and Career Readiness Standards -

International Society for Technology in Education Standards for Students - http://www.iste.org/standards/standards-for-students





The Higher Education Coordinating Board Closing the Gap Plan - http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/index.cfm?objectid=858D2E7C-F5C8-97E9-0CDEB3037C1C2CA3

Creating a New Vision for Public Education in Texas - http://www.tasanet.org/cms/lib07/TX01923126/Centricity/Domain/111/workinprogress.pdf

Article: "Closing the 12-13 Gap Together" - http://infowen.info/oakleafowensyllabi.pdf

Article: "A Transition Checklist for High School Seniors" - http://infowen.info/checklist.pdf

Article: "Heads Up!: A Checklist for Transitioning to College: - http://infowen.info/headsup.pdf

Information Literacy Curriculum Plans:


Kindergarten Information Literacy Plan

First Grade Information Literacy Plan

Second Grade Information Literacy Plan

Third Grade Information Literacy Plan

Fourth Grade Information Literacy Plan

Fifth Grade Information Literacy Plan

Middle School Information Literacy Plan

High School - College Information Literacy Plan


Videos:

From Ross Todd (20 minutes):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDnyfNdhf74

Dr. Maniotes talking about adding rigor to the Guided Inquiry Design (approximately 50 minutes):
http://home.edweb.net/research-rigor-guided-inquiry-design-reaching-higher-expectations-core/