Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Thank-You, Forbes!

"Young Learners Need Librarians, Not Just Google." Forbes / Mark Moran.
New York: Forbes Online, March 22nd 2010.

Young and old alike!

"Students do not know how to find or evaluate the information they need on the Internet.  In a recent study of fifth grade students in the Netherlands, most never questioned the credibility of a Web site, even though they had just completed a course on information literacy.....Without a dedicated guide, they end up, in the words of professor Dr Henry Jenkins, as "feral children of the Internet raised by the Web 2.0 wolves."