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"As speed becomes essential for the effective use of the new literacies of the Internet and other ICTs, it will be critical to solve the equity issues that result from children who process and communicate information at different rates. Slow readers and writers are challenged within traditional literacies; within the new literacies of the Internet these individuals will be left far behind. The gap between highly literate and literacy challenged individuals will be exacerbated by the new literacies of the Internet. Highly literate individuals will skim webpages, link to other webpages, and generally sift through large amounts of information in a short time. Individuals who read slowly and haltingly will still be evaluating the first screen of information by the time a more rapid reader has already completed the informational task." (Donald J. Leu, Charles K. Kinzer, et. al, 2004, p. 1597)

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LOOK: What literacies are involved?


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PLAY: Why might this matter to students?


Create your own customized search page with Joongel
http://www.joongel.com/



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LEARN: How does it work?


Teacher Tutorials:

Boolean Primer
http://internettutorials.net/boolean.asp

Google Guide
http://www.googleguide.com/index.html

Scaffolding for Students:

Noodle Tools
http://www.noodletools.com/debbie/literacies/information/5locate/adviceengine.html

Search Wizard
http://21cif.imsa.edu/tools/locate/