NAMLE is excited to announce that our materials and information on media literacy are being used by as part of Information Literacy Awareness Month around the country. The efforts of information literacy enthusiasts in several states led to governors issuing a proclamation of October as National Information Literacy Awareness Month. Visit the National Forum on Information [...]
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“Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.”—Gertrude Stein, American writer and poet In the latest ASCD Express update, debates are held regarding how educators can help students use media literacy skills to deal with the unlimited amounts of information that grow exponentially on the Internet. How is the practice [...]
October is National Information Literacy Awareness Month. In 2009, President Obama issued the first presidential proclamation, acknowledging the critical importance of information literacy to the social and economic welfare of the American people. Knowing how to find, evaluate, and use effectively information from a variety of media and information resources should no longer be taken [...]
Kent State University Libraries now offers TRAILS (Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills) grade level assessments and updates for grades 3, 6, 9 and 12. Get a snapshot of students’ overall understanding of information literacy and measure their progress. Free download: trails-9.org