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An Information Literacy Framework for Primary and Elementary Age Students

What is Information Literacy?

Information Literacy is the art and skill of finding, evaluating, and using information efficiently and accurately.

Why is it important?

In the info savvy world of today, the use of information is key to knowledge and success. Learning how to find, evaluate and use information is equivalent to learning how to learn.

How do I incorporate Information Literacy into my classroom?

1. Enlisting the aide of and planning with a library media specialist in your school is a good way to begin.

2. Thinking about ways you can plan curriculum projects that will require the use of information literacy skills will also help.

3. Using an information literacy framework can help break the learning of new skills into manageable parts.

Where can I get help?

This site has an information literacy framework called QueSPERfor elementary age school children. Others are also available. For middle and high students, The Big Six is a popular choice.

INFORMATION LITERACY FRAMEWORK AND SUB SKILLS

QueSPER 

SMILKA DEARHearT

SAM, SAM, The Index Man

7 Curious Cats

PROBE

LEARNING HOW TO LEARN IS FUNDAMENTAL TO EDUCATION 

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