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Information Fluency Project


Information Fluency Project

What's the DIF? Digital Information Fluency that is? This group is dedicated to the proposition that part of the mission is to teach 21st Century Information Fluency Skills to each other and our students. (Let's share ideas and energy!)

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Latest Activity: Apr 5, 2015

Information Fluency: New Connections for a New Year!

Information Fluency: Getting Ready for a New Year!

Carl Heine writes the Internet Search Challenge blog.

Dennis O'Connor writes the The Keyword blog

Diigo Social Bookmarking: Information Fluency Group

New!  Give us a Like? Information Fluency Page on Facebook

New! Information Fluency Digital Magazine

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Tutorial & Game: Checking the Accuracy of a Website 4 Replies

Started by Dennis O'Connor. Last reply by Dennis O'Connor Oct 26, 2012.

Information Investigator 3.1: Apply now for a free preview!

Started by Dennis O'Connor Aug 31, 2011.

Publish Your Best Practice

Started by Carl Heine Feb 4, 2010.

Diigo Social Bookmarking: New Bookmark Sharing Group

Started by Dennis O'Connor Dec 28, 2008.

Paraphrased or Plagiarised? Beta Testers Needed 12 Replies

Started by Dennis O'Connor. Last reply by Carl Heine Nov 12, 2008.

Internet Search Challenge

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Comment by Dennis O'Connor on October 18, 2009 at 2:38pm
It ain't easy being green....

Finding Kermit was the inspiration for one of the first Internet Search Challenges created by Dr. Carl Heine.  The task is to track down a picture of Kermit ready for graduation in the least amount of time. 

Many teachers use this as a whole class lab activity.  Put up a search challenge and then it's off the races!  This game is live, just click Google to start the timer.

This activity has been available online for years along with nearly 100 other Information Literacy Games at

For news of the latest Search Challenges subscribe to Carl Heine's  Internet Search Challenge Blog!
Comment by Dennis O'Connor on August 14, 2009 at 1:46am

Website Investigation 2010.

1000 7-12 graders at Northwestern's Center for Talent Development took this self-paced course this summer!

We got great results! Open for guest viewing.

Produced by the 21st Century Information Fluency Project @
Comment by karenklieg on June 11, 2009 at 5:46am
Hi Dennis,
Looking at your blog as I am working on our wiki for our Librarian Web 2.0 Smackdown at NECC. Hope you'll stop by! Joyce Valenza, CathyJo Nelson, Keisa Williams, Wendy Stephens and I will be running it.

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