Library Media Studies
The Morris School District Library/Information Literacy curriculum encourages andpromotes the love of reading as well as providing a program of interactiveexperiences leading students to be information literate, effective and ethicalusers and producers of information and ideas, as well as lifelong learners. Ourcurriculum strongly supports and is aligned with Common Core Standards as wellas the standards of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).Common Core Standards emphasize research skills which form the backbone ofinformation literacy. Being able to access and evaluate information is one ofthe most important skills students will need to have in order to be successful.Students need to be able to utilize and command a wide variety of informationsources. These skills are needed in every subject and content area but manyteachers don’t have advanced knowledge of these skills.