AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner
Standards for the 21st-Century Learner offer vision for teaching and learning to both guide and beckon our profession as education leaders. They will both shape the library program and serve as a tool for school librarians to use to shape the learning of students in the school.
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Downloading & Ordering
You can download the Learning Standards as an eight-page full-color pamphlet:
You can also purchase the learning standards in packets of 12 from the ALA Online Store. Prices are $13.50 for members; $14.95 for non-members.
*This publication complements the Standards for the 21st-Century Learner in Action and Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Programs.