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  • 1. Reading is a window Inquiry provides ato the world. framework for learning.Reading is a foundational skill for learning, To become independent learners, studentspersonal growth, and enjoyment. The must gain not only the skills but also thedegree to which students can read and disposition to use those skills, along with anunderstand text in all formats (e.g., picture, understanding of their own responsibilitiesvideo, print) and all contexts is a key and self-assessment strategies. Combined,indicator of success in school and in life. these four elements build a learner whoAs a lifelong learning skill, reading goes can thrive in a complex information beyond decoding and comprehension environment. to interpretation and development of new Ethical behavior in the use understandings. of information must be taught. In this increasingly global world of information, students must be taught to seek diverse perspectives, gather and use information ethically, and use social tools responsibly and safely. Technology skills are crucial for future employment needs. Todays students need to develop information skills that will enable them to use technology as an important tool for learning, both now and in the future. Equitable access is a key component for education. All children deserve equitable access to books and reading, to information, and to information technology in an environment that is safe and conducive to learning.
  • 2. LEARNERS USE SKILLS, RESOURCES, & TOOLS TO:The definition of information literacyhas become more complex as resources andtechnologies have changed. Inquire, thinkInformation literacy has progressed from the simpledenition of using reference resources to ndinformation. Multiple literacies, including digital, 1 critically, and gain knowledge.visual, textual, and technological, have now joinedinformation literacy as crucial skills for this century. Draw conclusions, 2The continuing expansion of informationdemands that all individuals acquirethe thinking skills that will enable make informedthem to learn on their own. decisions, applyThe amount of information available to our knowledge to newlearners necessitates that each individual acquirethe skills to select, evaluate, and use information situations, and createappropriately and eectively. new knowledge.Learning has a social context.Learning is enhanced by opportunities to share Share knowledgeand learn with others. Students need to developskills in sharing knowledge and learning withothers, both in face-to-face situations and 3 and participate ethically andthrough technology. productively asSchool libraries are essential to members of ourthe development of learning skills. democratic society.School libraries provide equitable physicaland intellectual access to the resources andtools required for learning in a warm, stimulating,and safe environment. School librarians collaborate Pursue personal 4 with others to provide instruction, learning and aesthetic strategies, and practice growth. in using the essential learning skills needed in the 21st century.
  • 3. LEARNERS USE SKILLS, RESOURCES, & TOOLS TO: 1 Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge.1.1 Skills 1.1.7 Make sense of 1.2.2 Demonstrate 1.3 Responsibilities information gathered condence and self-1.1.1 Follow an inquiry- 1.3.1 Respect copyright/ from diverse sources direction by making based process in intellectual property by identifying independent choices seeking knowledge in rights of creators misconceptions, in the selection curricular subjects, and producers. main and supporting of resources and and make the real- ideas, conicting information. 1.3.2 Seek divergent world connection for information, and point perspectives during using this process in 1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity of view or bias. information gathering own life. by using multiple and assessment. 1.1.8 Demonstrate mastery resources and formats.1.1.2 Use prior and of technology tools for 1.3.3 Follow ethical and legal background knowledge 1.2.4 Maintain a critical accessing information guidelines in gathering as context for new stance by questioning and pursuing inquiry. and using information. learning. the validity and 1.1.9 Collaborate with others accuracy of all 1.3.4 Contribute to the1.1.3 Develop and rene a to broaden and deepen information. exchange of ideas range of questions to understanding. within the learning frame the search for 1.2.5 Demonstrate community. new understanding. adaptability by changing the inquiry 1.3.5 Use information1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and focus, questions, technology responsibly.