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Library Standard 1: THINK
How do I find new information?
- Ask questions
- Use prior knowledge
- Read, View, and Listen
How do I become a Critical Thinker?
- Engage in learning activities
- Evaluate ideas and information
- Be independent and confident
How do I gain knowledge?
- Interact with others
- Use many resources
- Ask for help
Library Standard 2: CREATE
How do I understand and use knowledge?
- Organize ideas
- Use strategies
- Try and Try again
How do I make smart decisions?
- Be a Critical Thinker
- Reflect and assess
- Be flexible
How do I make new ideas?
- Work with others
- Write and create
- Be productive
Library Standard 3: SHARE
How do I share my knowledge?
- Communicate by writing and speaking
- Contribute to discussions
- Be confident
How do I participate appropriately?
- Follow the Acceptable Use Policy
- Respect Others Ideas
How do I contribute to my community?
- Connect what you know to new experiences
- Be responsible
Library Standard 4: GROW
How do I motivate myself to learn?
- Identify your interests
- Find interesting opportunities
- Be curious
How do I appreciate learning?
- Read for pleasure
- Actively participate
- Connect learning to personal experiences
How do I progress in learning?
- Go above and beyond expectations
- Be open to new experiences
- Give your best effort
Learn about 21st Century Skills
"21st Century Skills are the skills students need in order to succeed in the information age."
These library lesson activities will help you understand how to be a 21st Century Learner.
Lesson: Critical Thinking Verbs
Brainstorm verbs that describe HOW you think.
Using those words create a WORD CLOUD of your verbs.
1. Type a ~ with no spaces between words to keep them together
2. Type the same word several times to increase its size
3. Print a white background to save ink.
4. Color doesn't matter at school because we don't have a color printer.