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The various ways that school librarians can informally and formally act as a leader in the building.
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The Excellent Library Leader…

The Excellent Library Leader… | School Librarian As Building Leader | Scoop.it
… charges, she doesn’t just walk. She leans in to talk to people to show she really wants to hear them, and she listens with her whole body when someone is talking to her.
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Ebooks and School Libraries

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Schools face unique challenges in their efforts to offer digital texts By Christopher Harris Not featured read more...
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Librarians On YouTube: Case Study No. 0163: Tom Larsen, Rocco Staino, Janice Perrier, Bob Brault, and Joy Hanson

Librarians On YouTube: Case Study No. 0163: Tom Larsen, Rocco Staino, Janice Perrier, Bob Brault, and Joy Hanson | School Librarian As Building Leader | Scoop.it
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AASL President Update #2

From time to time, I’d like to share with you what AASL has been working on from my perspective as AASL President.  Here are just some of the highlights between October 1st and December 31st.
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Petition – Update

Its been a little under 4 days since the White House Petition for school libraries was posted.  As of 8:50pm, we crossed the 2,000 signature threshold.   This is a great start, but obviously we have a long way to go in the next 26 days to reach...
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One Librarian's Resolution for 2012: Battle the Stereotypes

One Librarian's Resolution for 2012: Battle the Stereotypes | School Librarian As Building Leader | Scoop.it
In the last year—ever since I started talking about getting a degree in Library & Information Science—I've been constantly faced by the assumptions other people have about librarians, and librarianship.
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MHS Librarian Publishes Book on Middle School Research Skills - Patch.com

MHS Librarian Publishes Book on Middle School Research Skills - Patch.com | School Librarian As Building Leader | Scoop.it
MHS Librarian Publishes Book on Middle School Research SkillsPatch.comWhile in Woodbridge her library program was highlighted on Classroom Close-up.
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It's time to apply for Library Leadership Ohio 2012 - State Library of ...

Library Leadership Ohio offers you a chance to enhance your leadership skills, network and collaborate with your peers, discuss issues important to the future of Ohio libraries and hear 2012 ALA President Maureen Sullivan ...
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Great first day! - TLNing

Great first day! - TLNing | School Librarian As Building Leader | Scoop.it
Serving as a leader in the instruction and application of educational technology among the Middle and Upper School faculty. Preparing, justifying and administering the library budget to support specific program goals.
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Leadership through middle school library programming : impact on Latino student achievement. Nelson, Jeanne Vivian | All things related to educational technology

Leadership through middle school library programming : impact on Latino student achievement. Nelson, Jeanne Vivian | All things related to educational technology | School Librarian As Building Leader | Scoop.it
Leadership through middle school library programming : impact on Latino student achievement. Nelson, Jeanne Vivian...
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Making Progress by Fives

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School librarians in particular may want to implement Bonanno’s five-finger mnemonic to craft that one-minute elevator speech we should all have at the ready to explain to anyone who will listen what it is we do and why it is important.

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TL Virtual Cafe - wii_learning

TL Virtual Cafe - wii_learning | School Librarian As Building Leader | Scoop.it

"Moderated by Jennifer LaGarde

 

The Nintendo Wii is a powerful tool for engaging your students and supporting math instruction. No need to be a gamer to score big points here. Learn the in's and out's and experience lessons aligned with CCSC standards in Mathematics.

 

About the presenters:

Meghan Hearn is currently an MST (Math Support Teacher) and an elementary school in Ellicott City, MD, working with teachers and students ranging from PreK-5th grade including Gifted and Talented. Contact Meghan at meghanhearn@gmail.com

 

Matthew C. Winner is a National Board Certified teacher librarian currently working at an elementary school in Columbia, MD. He blogs as the Busy Librarian and has been an avid video gamer since the age of 8. Contact Matthew at mwinne2@gmail.com

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Destiny Quest Mobile App

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Great news!  Now our library catalog can be accessed through your smartphone.  View this video to learn more about the features.  Please note that you will only see "library" and "webpath" in th...
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How can School Librarians be Technology Integration Leaders ...

Melissa P. Johnston (2011) School Librarians as Technology Integration Leaders: Enablers and Barriers To Leadership Enactment, Florida State University, A dissertation submitted to the School of Library & Information ...
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National Mentoring Month - January

National Mentoring Month - January | School Librarian As Building Leader | Scoop.it
January is National Mentoring Month. Given the library is a popular destination of mentors and mentees, it makes sense for public libraries to recognize their role in supporting these teams.  Celebrate this quiet but important role!
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Deb's Thoughts – On the Shelf

Deb's Thoughts – On the Shelf | School Librarian As Building Leader | Scoop.it
Teacher librarians and school leadership. Access, 21(1), 5-7. Purcell, M. (2010). All librarians do is check out books, right? A look at the roles of a school library media specialist. Library Media Connection, 29(3), ...
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Librarian's Quest: Twitterville Talk #30

Librarian's Quest: Twitterville Talk #30 | School Librarian As Building Leader | Scoop.it
Since I began my wonderful tenure as a school library media specialist in 1973 I have enjoyed and looked forward to each new Walter Dean Myers book; no one writes like he writes reaching readers that no one else can ...
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Leader Development | 21st Century Library Blog

Leader Development | 21st Century Library Blog | School Librarian As Building Leader | Scoop.it
OK, let's agree that the librarianship profession does not attract lots of leader type people. What should we do about that? DUH! We should develop leaders from among those librarians who have an aptitude for it, express an ...
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Mr. Breitsprecher's Library Media Skills TV: Information & Technology Literacy Skills By BreitLinks

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White House Petition in Support of School Libraries – Its Posted!

Before the holidays, I shared with you that I thought it was worth taking another stab at trying to get the 25,000 signatures on a White House Petition about school libraries.  I am excited to say that I posted the petition today!
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Leaders! ?

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What do you think of when you read the word leaders? Odds are librarians is not the first image that comes to mind.
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Sara Kelly Johns Honored by NY Library Association - NorthcentralPa.com

Sara Kelly Johns Honored by NY Library AssociationNorthcentralPa.comShe is currently the educational leadership chair of the NYLA Section of School Librarians and coordinates the educational leadership retreat at Cornell University.
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Learning at their fingertips - Opinion - Editorial

DIGITAL LEADER:Teacher-librarian of the year Mauren Twomey with students from Assisi Catholic College in Queensland. Below, not a whiteboard in sight at Orana Steiner School in Weston, where creativity has priority over technology.
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Dutchess BOCES School Library System » Get in the Game Webinar

She was recognized as one of Tech & Learning's 30 EdTech Leaders of the Future as well as Georgia (GLMA and GAIT) School Library Media Specialist of the Year 2010. Dutchess School Library System has a limited ...
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