"To be ready for college, workforce training, and life in a technological society, students need the ability to gather, comprehend, evaluate, synthesize, and report on information and ideas, to conduct original research in order to answer questions or solve problems." 1
Literati School is an online research platform and teaching tool that builds on Credo's foundation of online reference content and discovery tools, with point-of-need research and information literacy instruction.
Students need help developing the skills to frame their research questions, search effectively, and communicate their findings.
Literati School supports both classroom and library instruction, and helps students develop the critical research skills they need for academic and career success.
Point-of-need instruction: teach students research skills while they are searching
Mind Map: a teaching tool with a visual representation of how topics are related
Reading level indicators help instructors and students identify content appropriate for their educational needs
10,000+ Topic Pages provide authoritative background information, context and customized links to other vetted library resources
Study Guides extend classroom learning into the library, allowing students to explore various topics through interactive features such as videos, exercises, mind maps, and assessments
Research tooltips may be customized for the institution’s specific needs
May be integrated with Credo’s Homework Help product to give real time access to state certified teachers for students in grades 3-12
1"English Language Arts Standards: Key Design Considerations." Common Core State Standards Initiative. Common Core State Standards Initiative, n.d. Web.