Linking to Literacy Lessons

A new free Web service from Follett Software Company,,provides teachers and librarians with direct links to an annotated list of Websites that a group of educators discovered to aid in the teaching of literacyskills. The listed sites are designed to help instructors teach students avariety of ways to gather information, assess its validity and determine thebest way to use information. The links, which are divided into topic areasrelated to information literacy, authentic learning and resources, interactivelearning, research, and Web-based tools, are also updated regularly to ensurethat educators have the most current information at their disposal. FollettSoftware Co., McHenry, IL, (800)323-3397,

This article originally appeared in the 11/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.