Chapter 10

For each term below, first note how you would define the term. Then, click on the arrow to reveal the book’s definition.

Information Literate

Knowing how to locate, acquire, and use information.

Media Literacy

The skill of thinking critically about what one sees, hears, and reads when presented through a wide variety of media.


Problem-Based Learning

Organizes curriculum and instruction around authentic real-world problems with a focus on solving these problems as if the students were working in the area being studied.

Project-Based Learning

Provides an alternative learning environment in which students work collaboratively to explore real-world issues in depth and to create a project that represents their learning.

Service Learning

Curriculum projects that involve and enhance the surrounding community.

Web Quest

An inquiry-based and student-centered technique that challenges students to explore the Internet for information related to a particular topic or problem.