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INFORMATION LITERACY STANDARDS FOR STUDENT LEARNING

 (American Association of School Libraries 8)

Information Literacy:

  • The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.
  • The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently.
  • The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
Independent Learning:
  • The student who is an independent learner is information literate and pursues information related to personal interests.
  • The student who is an independent learner is information literate and appreciates literature adn other creative expressions of information.
  • The student who is an independent learner is information literate and strives for excellence in information seeking and knowledge generation.
Social Responsibility:
  • The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and recognizes the importance of information to a democratic society.
  • The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and practices ethical behaviour in regard to information and information technology.
  • The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and participates effectively in groups to pursue and generate information.

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WORKS CITED

American Association of School Librarians. Information Power: Building Partnerships in Learning. Chicago: American Library Association, 1998.

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