Kristin Fontichiaro

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Writer, UM faculty

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Books

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Information Literacy 
But Were Afraid to Google
By Kristin Fontichiaro
Price: Free! Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Essay
A collection of reflections about information and digital literacy practice in schools, libraries, support organizations, and informal learning settings. Note to Smashwords users: hyperlinks may not be functional in the HTML or JavaScript versions but are active in the .epub and .mobi downloads.
Information Literacy in the Wild
By Kristin Fontichiaro
Price: Free! Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro. Foreword by Jeffrey MacKie-Mason. A collection of essays on the topic of information and digital literacy from multiple perspectives.
Publishing Student Writing to the iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch Using Smashwords and Bluefire Reader
By Kristin Fontichiaro
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short work describes how educators can gather student work into an eBook, quickly create cover art using PowerPoint, format it for uploading to Smashwords (including links to Smashwords Style Guide), upload it, and then invite students to download it to their iDevice via the free Bluefire Reader app. No cables, syncing, or iTunes required!
School Libraries: What's Now, What's Next, What's Yet to Come
By Kristin Fontichiaro
Price: Free! Words: 45,690. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
A crowdsourced collection of over 100 essays from around the world about trends in school libraries written by librarians, teachers, publishers, and library vendors. Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro and Buffy Hamilton. Foreword by R. David Lankes. Photographs by Diane Cordell.
The King's Shoes
By Kristin Fontichiaro
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
A short story that requires audience participation to construct the solution. The footmen to a king with an extensive footwear collection struggle to find a failsafe method of sorting the shoes, providing students with a context to understand the importance of classification.

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