Indicators

MCPS Learner Outcomes for Library Media Programs

Outcome:

  1. Locate and use a variety of materials, equipment, and technology.
  2. Evaluate and select various types of media to meet an identified information need.
  3. Apply, study, research, reference and critical thinking skills to manage information.
  4. Design, publish, and present research based products using technology.
  5. Develop lifelong reading habits, focusing on the value of books and other media as sources of information and recreations.

MSDE : Maryland Curricular Framework

Goal:

  1. To locate and use materials and equipment
  2. To review, evaluate, and select media.
  3. To learn and apply study, research, reference, and critical thinking skills.
  4. To comprehend content in various types of media.
  5. To retrieve and manage information.
  6. To develop lifelong reading habits.
  7. To appreciate literature.
  8. To value books and other media.
  9. To create print and nonprint media.

Information Literacy Standards

Published by American Library Association
Prepared by American Association of School Librarians and
Association for Educational Communications and Technology

Standard:

  1. The student who is information literate accesses information effeciently and effectively.
  2. The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently.
  3. The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
  4. The student who is an independent learner is information literate and pursues information related to personal interests.
  5. The student who is an independent learner is information literate and appreciates literature and other creative expressions of information.
  6. The student who is an independent learner is information literate and strives for excellence in information seeking and knowledge generation.
  7. The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and recognizes the importance of information to a democratic society.
  8. The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
  9. The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and participates effectively in groups to pursue and generate information.