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An Educator's Guide to Information Literacy: What Every High School Senior Needs to Know  Building on the concern that high school and college librarians have that high school seniors are not ready to tackle the college library and college level research assignments, this book will offer practical help and guidance to high school teachers and librarians as well as inform students as to what they need to know. Grades 9-12.

Cyberbullying  Cyber Bullying facts: 42% of children have been bullied while online; 1 in 4 have had it happen more than once and instant messaging is the most commonly used tool for cyber-bullies. Learn how you can prevent Cyber Bullying.

Information Literacy Skills  We need to produce learners who not only know how to think, but know how to problem solve within a diversified information and communication technology universe. This explains the Information Literacy Skills needed for our students today.

Living Languages: Multilingualism across the Lifespan  This book is about multilingualism across the lifespan: how languages are learned at different life stages, why this is so, and how to take advantage of this knowledge to more efficiently integrate them into our lives.

Lesson Plans

S.O.S for Information Literacy  A multimedia resource that includes peer-reviewed lesson plans, handouts, presentations, videos and other resources to enhance the teaching of information literacy (K-16).

Scratch  SCRATCH is a new free programming language that lets you create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art. Be sure to check out theGetting Started Guide for how students can use the program. Many of the S.O.S Information Literacy lesson plans use the program as a way students can showcase what they learn.

Literacy for the New Millennium

Literacy for the New Millennium: Volume 2 Childhood Literacy   

Literacy for the New Millennium: Volume 1 Early Literacy  

Literacy for the New Millenium: Volume 3 Adolescent Literacy  

Literacy for the New Millennium: Volume 4 Adult Literacy  


Free Technology for Teachers  A great blog where he shares free technology you can use in your classroom. Includes lesson plans to teach students technology.