Info Counts, L.L.C.
The purpose of InfoCounts is to develop high quality, effective training and education for school library professionals in order to improve their work in the changing environment of education K-12.
Hiring this corporation guarantees expertise, excellence, accuracy and relevance. Customized and individualized sessions will be developed according to the clients’ needs.
What Our Customers Are Saying
"Dr. Marcoux is an excellent instructor."
"Next year I plan to make changes to our lessons that will incorporate what we learned regarding how to modify our lessons for significantly improved student achievement."
"A highlight of the work we did was working with the facilitators in the room."
"This work adds validity to what I do – my new superintendent is all about data and now I have some to share!"
|Action plan||Steps outlining what will be done, related to a specific ruling or decision.|
|Align||To bring two or more sets of elements into agreement.|
|Assessment||Activities that go beyond recall of facts to determine true understanding of concepts and application of skills.|
|Characteristic||A distinguishing trait, feature, or quality of something.|
|Correlate||Either of two closely related things, especially if one implies the other.|
|Curricular expectations||What students are expected to be exposed to in any given course or grade.|
|Data types||Variety of formats used to display information.|
|Degrees of collaboration||Points along a continuum describing the degree of partnership between media specialist and classroom teacher from cooperation to high level integrated authentic problem solving.|
|Elevator speech||A succinct statement explaining what you do in a way that will be understood by anyone, regardless of their background knowledge.|
|Grid||A framework of rows and columns used to organize related items.|
|Guided practice||Providing experiences working with new concepts and skills in a way that offers support as needed to ensure understanding.|
|Information literacy skills||Skills related to recognizing an information need, locating, collecting, organizing, interpreting and sharing information in meaningful ways.|
|Instructional interaction||Any activity designed to help students learn new material, practice or apply concepts and skills.|
|Learning outcomes||What a student is expected to know or be able to do as a result of instruction.|
|Learning priorities||What an individual school or district most wants their students to learn.|
|Legislative mandate||An action required by federal or state law.|
|Marketing||Activities developed to explain the value of a school library program to others.|
|Meaningful instruction||Instruction that requires students to interpret and apply content not just regurgitate it.|
|Model||Demonstrating new concept, skill or procedure for students prior to expecting them to apply it in context.|
|Policy||An officially adopted, written statement of how something will be done.|
|Practice||A frequent or usual action taken when accomplishing a task.|