Building Influence for the School Librarian

Tenets, Targets & Tactics

Author: Gary N. Hartzell

Publisher: Linworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781586831615

Category: Education

Page: 222

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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

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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
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Activism and the School Librarian

Tools for Advocacy and Survival

Author: Deborah D. Levitov

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610691873

Category: Education

Page: 123

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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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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

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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
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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

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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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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

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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.
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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

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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
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Developing a Vision: Strategic Planning for the School Librarian in the 21st Century, 2nd Edition

Strategic Planning for the School Librarian in the 21st Century, Second Edition

Author: John D. Crowley

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1591588928

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 162

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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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Adult Learners: Professional Development and the School Librarian

Professional Development and the School Librarian

Author: Carl A. Harvey II

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610690400

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 77

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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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Tales Out of the School Library

Developing Professional Dispositions

Author: Gail Bush,Jami Biles Jones

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1591588324

Category: Education

Page: 135

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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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