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Person Search - Kids Info Bits

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This podcast is part of the series: Using the AVL


Sheree Wilson


Phenix City Public Schools, Lakewood Elementary School/ Alabama Virtual Library


This video tutorial shows students how to search for a famous person using the Alabama Virtual Library. Kids InfoBits is a database that is geared toward students in third through fifth grades. Kids InfoBits is used during this search for the famous athlete Cal Ripken, Jr.  The various articles found within this database have symbols provided that let the researcher know the reading level. 

Length: 1:33:29

Content Areas: Information Literacy

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

IL (K-12)
1. The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.
  • Recognizes the need for information.
  • Recognizes that accurate and comprehensive information is the basis for intelligent decision making.
  • Formulates questions based on information needs.
  • Identifies a variety of potential sources of information.
  • Develops and uses successful strategies for locating information.
    IL (K-12)
    4. The student who is an independent learner is information literate and pursues information related to personal interests.
  • Seeks information related to various dimensions of personal well-being, such as career interests, community involvement, health matters and recreational pursuits.
  • Designs, develops, and evaluate information products and solutions related to personal interests.


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