Activism and the School Librarian

Tools for Advocacy and Survival

Author: Deborah D. Levitov

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610691873

Category: Education

Page: 123

View: 5985

This book provides practical strategies and step-by-step plans for developing advocacy initiatives for school libraries. * Practical advice from expert advocates * Step-by-step guidance for developing an advocacy program * A comprehensive glossary of terms * An examination of the proactive role of school librarians in successful advocacy initiatives
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Building Influence for the School Librarian

Tenets, Targets & Tactics

Author: Gary N. Hartzell

Publisher: Linworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781586831615

Category: Education

Page: 222

View: 1183

Learn how to promote your library and become an influential player in your school and district, both inside and outside the library media center.
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Technology for the School Librarian: Theory and Practice

Author: William O. Scheeren

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1591589010

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 223

View: 5974

The world of the school librarian has changed significantly over the past ten years with the proliferation of technology into all phases of education; this book attempts to address these issues. • Lists features that should be included in a school library web page • Provides a chronology tracing the development of technology in school libraries • Offers an illustration of network topologies • Includes questions for research/further study in each chapter
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Technology and the School Library

A Comprehensive Guide for Media Specialists and Other Educators

Author: Odin L. Jurkowski

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810874497

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 206

View: 3517

In this revised edition, Jurkowski provides an overview of the types of technologies used in school libraries, from traditional low-tech options to the latest developments, describing how the school librarian interacts with and works with the technology. Major topics covered in this volume include information resources in the school library, the different varieties of educational software available, resources available via the web, and the importance of creating a school library web site. This book also addresses tools that can be used in classrooms and technology administration: everything from automation and filters to security on student computers and security systems in general.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Reference Skills for the School Librarian

Tools and Tips

Author: Ann Marlow Riedling,Loretta Shake,Cynthia Houston

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1586835289

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 148

View: 8643

This book is a user-friendly guide for K–12 librarians, teachers, and school library media specialists that covers all major areas in reference, from the reference interview to encyclopedias and dictionaries.
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Library 101: A Handbook for the School Librarian, 2nd Edition

A Handbook for the School Librarian

Author: Claire Gatrell Stephens,Patricia Franklin

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 161069452X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 233

View: 3414

This professional primer provides the blueprint to help you create a school library program, covering all aspects of library management such as budgeting, eBook use, purchasing, and teacher collaboration. Advice and strategies from experts in the field will help you master collection development, library administration, recruitment, and staffing. • Covers all aspects of library administration, including operations, technology, and resource management • Helps new or experienced school librarians find ways to launch or elevate their programs • Provides valuable resources for implementing a quality library program • Features lesson plans using Common Core State Standards • Includes short sidebar articles from noted experts in the school library field and tips from experienced librarians
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Developing a Vision

Strategic Planning for the School Librarian in the 21st Century

Author: John D. Crowley

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 159158891X

Category: Education

Page: 162

View: 6669

This text shows teacher librarians how to become leaders in their schools and apply their unique skills and insight to develop a timely and meaningful vision for the school's library. * Presents two different approaches to strategic planning * Numerous figures are provided to clearly illustrate the strategic planning process
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The School Librarian

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: School libraries

Page: N.A

View: 3030

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Tales Out of the School Library

Developing Professional Dispositions

Author: Gail Bush,Jami Biles Jones

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1591588324

Category: Education

Page: 135

View: 2722

This groundbreaking book about developing the professional dispositions of school librarians uses three fictionalized librarians to serve as authentic models addressing familiar topics and situations. * Features a foreword by Theodore R. Sizer, an educational reform scholar, who developed the fictionalized nonfiction style of writing about Horace Smith, an amalgam of the teachers Sizer met crossing the country during his cross-country research of the practices found in American high schools in the 1980s * Offers follow-up questions and answers that drive home the lessons of each tale, plus discussion questions * Presents an annotated bibliography of additional helpful readings
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Adult Learners

Professional Development and the School Librarian

Author: Carl A. Harvey

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610690397

Category: Education

Page: 77

View: 8826

This practical guide clarifies why school librarians need to be part of the professional development process in their schools—and shows just how to achieve that goal. * A model for implementation that school librarians can put to immediate use * Examples of 21st-century tools * Suggestions for using Web 2.0 tools with teachers and staff
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The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and the School Library

Inquiry-Based Education

Author: Anthony Tilke

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1598846418

Category: Education

Page: 139

View: 5359

This book, a blend of practice and theory, shows how the school library can contribute to the success of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. * An abstract on the Extended Essay process * Examples of library helpsheets for IBDP students * A glossary of IBDP acronyms and IB terminology * A specially created list of items that will be helpful for a TOK course * An extensive bibliography of library and education sector references
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School Reform and the School Library Media Specialist

Author: Sandra Hughes-Hassell,Violet H. Harada

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591584278

Category: Education

Page: 204

View: 5149

Looks at ways a library media specialist can effectively assist in bringing about change in a school.
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The School Librarian as Curriculum Leader

Author: Jody K. Howard

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440844070

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 116

View: 5548

As one of the only books to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the multifaceted role of school librarians in student success, this instructional guide offers everything you'll need to develop, align, and evaluate curriculum with your library collection in mind. • Includes charts, tables, models, and discussion questions to aid school library professors • Provides strategies for developing, aligning, and evaluating curriculum • Features specific process examples for effective collection development • Explains both horizontal and vertical curriculum mapping
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

The School Library Manager: Surviving and Thriving, 6th Edition

Author: Blanche Woolls,Sharon Coatney

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 144085257X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 328

View: 8119

This sixth edition of Library Unlimited's classic school library management text describes new approaches to management and addresses the realities that school librarians face in today's quickly evolving information-based world. • Provides information that progresses logically from preparing for the profession, to seeking a job, and to acting and managing in the role of the school librarian • Newly updated to offer additional insight into the challenges of leadership in changing school environments and specific information for school administration • Addresses and emphasizes the value of school librarians in education and student achievement—information to be shared with school administration in an advocacy appeal • Provides several appendixes of additional information
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

The School Library Manager, 5th Edition

Author: Blanche Woolls,Ann C. Weeks,Sharon Coatney

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610696107

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 277

View: 9164

This very readable text is updated to encompass the new role of school librarians in managing the digital world in libraries. • Presents up-to-date information and thorough revisions of a well-established and popular textbook • Highlights the teaching role of today's school librarian • Emphasizes the newest AASL standards, the Common Core standards, and the management of 21st-century digital and virtual libraries and collections • Supplies comprehensive coverage of current issues in school library media center administration
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Taxonomies of the school library media program

Author: David V. Loertscher

Publisher: Hi Willow Research & Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 2179

Explains the role of the school library media center, describes its services, and tells how to evaluate a media program.
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The School Library

A Handbook for Teacher-librarians

Author: René Ferdinand Malan Immelman,Douglas Harold Varley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: School libraries

Page: 116

View: 8687

Posted in School libraries

The School Library Manager

Surviving and Thriving, 6th Edition

Author: Blanche Woolls,Sharon Coatney

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781440852565

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 269

View: 7044

This sixth edition of Library Unlimited's classic school library management text describes new approaches to management and addresses the realities that school librarians face in today's quickly evolving information-based world. * Provides information that progresses logically from preparing for the profession, to seeking a job, and to acting and managing in the role of the school librarian * Newly updated to offer additional insight into the challenges of leadership in changing school environments and specific information for school administration * Addresses and emphasizes the value of school librarians in education and student achievement--information to be shared with school administration in an advocacy appeal * Provides several appendixes of additional information
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

The Principal's Guide to a Powerful Library Media Program

A School Library for the 21st Century

Author: Marla W. McGhee,Barbara A. Jansen

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1586835262

Category: Education

Page: 149

View: 524

This book of best practices documents how school administrators and librarians can work together to optimize their library media services. * Includes a collection of practical tools, such as a library walkabout description and form, a list of administrative enablers and inhibitors, GEAR process documentation and worksheets, administrator self-assessments in each chapter, planning paperwork for budgeting, scheduling, staffing, and feedback forms for the administrator and the library media specialist * Each chapter concludes with a comprehensive list of additional resources * Contains 13 helpful appendices sections
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