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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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

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

Author: Blanche Woolls,Sharon Coatney

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 144085257X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 269

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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
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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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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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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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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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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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