Information Literacy

  • Colorado Information Literacy Standards

    Colorado's information literacy standards are based on and aligned with national standards and tailored to the state's educational needs. Each information literacy standard is aligned with other Model Content Standards to facilitate the incorporating of information literacy instruction with other subject matter being taught in the classroom.
     

    Information Literacy

    • Standard 1: The information-literate student accesses information efficiently and effectively.
    • Standard 2: The information-literate student evaluates information critically and competently.
    • Standard 3: The information-literate student uses information accurately and creatively.
     

    Independent Learning

    • Standard 4: The information-literate student is an independent learner who purses information related to personal interests.
    • Standard 5: The information-literate student is an independent learner who appreciates literature and other creative expressions of information.
    • Standard 6: The information-literate student is an independent learner who strives for excellence in information-seeking and knowledge generation.
     

    Social Responsibility

    • Standard 7: The information-literate student contributes positively to the learning community and to society and recognizes the importance of information to a democratic society.
    • Standard 8: The information-literate student contributes positively to the learning community and to society and practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
    • Standard 9: The information-literate student contributes positively to the learning community and to society and participates effectively in groups to pursue and generate information.