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Tips, ideas for secondary school librarians & technology specialists

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Published by Linworth Pub. in Worthington, Ohio .
Written in English



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  • High school libraries -- United States -- Administration

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Edition Notes

Other titlesTips and other bright ideas for school librarians.
StatementSharron L. McElmeel, editor.
SeriesProfessional growth series
ContributionsMcElmeel, Sharron L.
LC ClassificationsZ675.S3 T494 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL60157M
ISBN 100938865935
LC Control Number99089594

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Marni Hanna has a disclaimer for visitors to the Pacific Crest (OR) Middle School library: It’s not done. “A lot of people walk in and say there’s not that many books,” said Hanna, the school’s media manager. The shelves are about half full — the school opened late last year, and Hanna is still trying to gauge what sort of books teachers and students are most interested in. Spread the loveSchool libraries today have to be different from libraries of the past—or they will just lose their value completely. Stay tuned to figure out some of the changes libraries are making to become more worthwhile than ever before. Public school libraries have always served an admirable purpose in education. In their indirect way, they’ve given students support in learning.   The school library is often described as the heart of the school, and it isn’t hard to see why. In addition to being a place of learning for students and staff from all faculties and year levels, the school library can provide a comfortable, nurturing space in which to dream, play, explore, and create. To help librarians and other stakeholders in this cause, Scholastic released a report called School Libraries Work! on November 5, during the AASL conference, a compendium of research that.

  In I wrote a blog post, “Creating a Middle School Classroom Library,” mentioning my philosophy behind creating a library that inspires lifelong readers and the years, my students have enjoyed spending time in my library. This year, however, I decided that is was time for a library makeover. A Review of School Librarian Instructional Guidelines Like many states, Tennessee does not mandate specific instructional standards for K–12 school librarians. Instead, school librarians follow the instructional standards of their state’s classroom teachers as well as the professional guidelines and standards set by the American Association of.   Today’s hottest web and mobile technologies are offering libraries a new world of opportunities to engage patrons. Ultra-popular social media websites and apps combined with the availability of affordable cloud-based services and the evolution and adoption of mobile devices are enabling librarians to share and build communities, store and analyze large collections of data, create. You can also take on extra responsibilities from time to time. Worry less about you and more about your school, your students, and what their library means to them. For more tips for new librarians, check out the book New on the Job: A School Library Media Specialist's Guide to Success. It has a great overview of what to expect the first year.