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Chapter 3: The Curating Instructional Journey: Solving a Puzzle
The Curating Student Superpower emphasizes making meaning of the world, just like solving a puzzle. “Sources of information are vast and disparate, and individuals crave coherence and integration” (Gardner, 2008, p. 46). It is no longer the job of a librarian to make decisions about information. Each student must know how to identify important sources. Students must be able to categorize what they find clearly, creating their own “personal library” from the mass of information available online.
Rather than being overwhelmed by the masses of information surrounding them, students need to be able to take control of what is available to them. Once they take control, students must categorize these ...