... education material for schools and teachers, found that “over the past 20 years, numerous studies have shown that elementary schools with at least one full-time certified teacher-librarian performed better on state tests.
"When a few Hughes Middle School parents learned that next year's budget cuts would include cutting the school library and librarian's hours by half next year, they decided to do something." Isn't it amazing that these parents and kids realise the...
Note: this post originally appeared in Connected: a publication of the School Library Association of New Zealand. I was honored to be included and encourage you to read the rest of their great journal here!
"Teachers regularly pose questions to their students, but the purpose and form of these questions can vary widely. This book is about a particular kind of question—one we call "essential." So, what makes a question "essential"? Let us begin by engaging you in a bit of inquiry using the following concept-attainment exercise to examine the characteristics of an essential question. The exercise has three parts, as explained in the next several paragraphs."
San Francisco ChronicleSchool libraries hit hard by budget cutsSan Francisco ChronicleNo data on school library closures are kept, but a steep drop in the number of certified teacher librarians employed by school districts shows students across the...
empower - give (someone) the authority or power to do something – Oxford Dictionary of American English Someone whom I greatly admire recently set me thinking about the mission of librarians. David Lankes has that effect on many of us. In a talk late last year at the Digital Library Fall Forum, Lankes recast the usual …
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