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Thursday, November 8 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Why Can't I just Google It?

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Session Description: Everything you need to know you can find on Google right? It’s the go to for students for many reasons. How can we help them to understand that not everything you read on the internet is true? Or is yours for the taking? Join us for a discussion on Google vs Databases, Fake News, Authentic Sources and how these skills can help students to build transliteracy skills.

Session Outcomes: Upon completion of this session, attendees will be able to:
1. use Graphic Organizers to map out concepts and pose questions  (Define the Task)
2. evaluate information found in selected sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, appropriateness for needs, importance, and social and cultural context. (Information seeking strategies)
3. use a variety of resources available in the library, online and physical. (Location and Access)
4. apply critical-thinking skills (analysis, synthesis, evaluation, organization) to information and knowledge and understand correct bibliographic format.  (Use of Information) 

Speakers
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Chris Haught

Media Mentor, SEDC
Chris works at SEDC, a Regional Service Center that provides support and professional development to six rural school districts. In her position at SEDC, she provides media and technology support to close to 100 schools. You can often find her teaching students how to use the regional... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2018 10:00am - 10:50am MST
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