Literati School

"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.

Why Literati School?

  • 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.

How Literati School Can Help

  • 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

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Literati School Mind Map
Literati School Study Guides

Interactive Study Guides


1"English Language Arts Standards: Key Design Considerations." Common Core State Standards Initiative. Common Core State Standards Initiative, n.d. Web.