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d. model and facilitate effective use of current and emerging digital tools to locate, analyze, evaluate, and use information resources to support research and learning.

1. Students plan strategies to guide inquiry.
2. Students locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.
3. Students evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.
4. Students process data and report results.

Teachers model and guide students in effective information literacy strategies that include:
a. Basic search strategies, types of searching
b. Database choices: Where to find relevant information using search engines and database
c. Question to query: Creating effective queries
d. Operators: Using Boolean operators and advanced operators to best advantage
e. Advanced search strategies and troubleshooting
f. Browsing: Scanning subject directories, links and tags to find relevant information
g. Evaluation / Investigative Searching: Finding and evaluating information about the author, publisher, date, objectivity, accuracy, evidence, links to and from in order to determine credibility
h. Ethical use: Using proper citation techniques to avoid plagiarism and how fair use affects educators' use of information from the Internet