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standards for using technology in daily life

Information literacy

See below to learn about all of the learning opportunities regarding information literacy!

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1. Define a problem, formulate a question, or identify a decision that needs to be made.
2. Define the kind of information needed to complete the task.
3. Plan steps required to solve the problem or accomplish the task.
4. Recognize the costs, in time or money, and benefits of accessing different sources of information (article, newspaper, consumer reports).
5. Make use of hyperlinks to follow desired/required path of information.
6. Determine the quality of information by identifying bias, assessing the reliability of sources, and identifying the impact of context.
7. File/store information in a format that facilitates ease of access for future use (e.g., file naming, folder organization, bookmarking, etc.)
8. Monitor extent to which information solves a problem and know when additional information is needed.
9. Synthesize relevant information from one or more sources.
10. Integrate new information into current knowledge and use it to support understanding, views, perspectives, or opinions.
11. Act on information to solve basic problems or answer a question.
12. Select appropriate format for sharing information, based on audience and purpose, and distribute to intended audience.
13. Evaluate the result of gaining/using the information. Was the question answered? Was the problem solved? Was a better decision made? Was a goal or objective met?
14. Identify the purpose for accessing information (how the information will help solve the problem, answer the question, make a decision, or accomplish a goal or objective).
15. Identify types and formats of information found online (articles, databases, images, videos, etc.).
16. Demonstrate use of efficient search strategies to hone in on relevant information.
17. Locate relevant information in media found online, including text, video, images, etc. Locate the
source of the information.
18. Demonstrate basic understanding of use of non-Internet sources of information (personal documents, Excel spreadsheets, etc).
19. Discern between relevant and non-relevant information in an information source and select the information that addresses the issue that motivated the search.

For the full list of Northstar Digital Literacy programs!

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