Q&A with Nick Aguina
Celebrate the Freedom to Read with the ILC during Banned Books Week, September 25-October 1. According to ALA.org, Banned Book Week "highlights the value of free and open access to information ... [and] draws national attention to the harms of censorship." During Do Something Cool on Friday, September 30, Ms. Doyle and Mrs. Kent will lead students in an activity about the list of most frequently challenged books and discuss the important role of intellectual freedom in the United States.
Throughout the year, you will be talking to your students about various aspects of the research process: choosing a topic, identifying and locating sources, conducting effective search strategies, evaluating sources, and using information responsibly.
In District 117, our students are fortunate to have access to Chromebooks and databases at each school. We want them to know about those resources and we want to instruct them on how to use them to solve information problems. Kellie and I wanted to remind you of two services that are available as you plan your research projects.
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