Teaching Information Literacy Skills

"Teaching Information Literacy Skills" is an article on the Reading Rockets website. The article provides a definition of information literacy, and offers suggestions for teaching aspects of information literacy.

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This article provides a clear and useful definition of information literacy for educators. This definition involves five steps -- from planning a research question to presenting the information gathered in a meaningful way. Some of the suggestions for how to teach information literacy skills, such using an authentic classroom or school problem as a reason for doing research, may be helpful for teachers' lesson planning.