If you want a good,
simple overview of current emphasis on teaching Information Literacy,
on Library Skills by Doug Johnson. Then look around his site a bit.
Broward County Public Schools Information Literacy site is an excellent example of how to work with real kids.
Planning and Teaching
from Teacher Librarian
on the relationship between school libraries and student achievement
compiled by Jane Prestebak.
6 and Big
6 Archives: information problem-solving process
and Principals Agree "Power Libraries" Lead to Higher Student
Test Scores: Recent
Statistics from the Library Research Service
White House Conference
on School Libraries - What
Research Tells Us About the Importance of School Libraries
Library Leadership - Importance of School Libraries in the Educational
of Literature - Libraries and Student Performance: Recent Research