Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning -- Executive Summary Provides an overview of the study conducted by the Stanford History Education Group, with some samples of rubrics and activities for students.
Information Literacy resources from Common Sense Media. "Information Literacy has also been referred to as digital literacy or media literacy. Regardless of the terminology, be it digital literacy or media literacy, having information literacy skills are the fundamentals to thrive in a digital space."
"In the Information Literacy Habits of Mind (HOM) toolkit, you will find sample activities and ideas for incorporating HOM learning outcomes into your library instruction sessions." Created by Alexandra Chappell and Rebecca Halpern of Claremont Colleges library.
Read Write Think has a mission "to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials." Partners include International Literacy Association, National Council of Teachers of English, and the Verizon Foundation. Search for "information literacy" to find resources by grade levels.
Tutorial on information literacy. "The broad focus of the tutorial is on understanding sources of information...The tutorial is composed of six modules, each one dedicated to a specific element of information competency." Created by Kristin Woodward and Kate Ganski, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
"The Information Literacy User's Guide introduces students to critical concepts of information literacy as defined for the information-infused and technology-rich environment in which they find themselves." Written by Deborah Bernnard, Greg Bobish, Jenna Hecker, Irina Holden, Allison Hosier, Trudi Jacobson, Tor Loney, and Daryl Bullis. [PDF download]
Best Practices includes tools and ideas for teachers for bringing media literacy to the classroom. "Dedicated to promoting and supporting media literacy education as a framework for accessing, analyzing, evaluating, creating and participating with media content, CML works to help citizens, especially the young, develop critical thinking and media production skills needed to live fully in the 21st century media culture."
Resource Hub with videos and tools for media literacy. "The Resource Hub is a collective ‘smackdown’ of curricula and other useful links that serve, intersect and represent the broad array of stakeholders in media literacy education that comprise our membership."