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Principal support for the teacher librarian, what is it? And how to get it?

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It is of vital importance that teacher librarians have the support of their school principals. A school principal can affect collaboration opportunities and budget. Without the support of principal...
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Working Together 68: We Need Teacher-Librarians Now More Than Ever

Working Together 68: We Need Teacher-Librarians Now More Than Ever | School Libraries | Scoop.it
We Need Teacher-Librarians Now More Than Ever
http://t.co/v2ZhM5rgY9 via @sharethis

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Great article, cites the many reasons developments in technology and teaching through student inquiry add more reasons we need teacher-librarians more than ever before.

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Glenda Morris's curator insight, April 26, 4:53 PM

A blog post about why we need teacher librarians and school libraries in the 21st Century 

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The Evolving Role of School Librarian - Elementary Librarian

The Evolving Role of School Librarian - Elementary Librarian | School Libraries | Scoop.it
In my weekly search for school library news, I found this encouraging article out of Montana. This is a district that clearly recognizes the changing landscape of school libraries and changing the role of its librarians to meet today’s student needs. Does your district recognize the need for evolving school libraries? As I’ve written before, I …

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Great blog site complete with lesson plan ideas for elementary librarians "...librarians are going to need time for collaboration with teachers, time (and funding) for meaningful and relevant professional development, and up-to-date technology tools."

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Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, May 5, 5:53 AM

“The library, as we once knew it, may no longer be relevant. School librarians, as we once knew them, may no longer be relevant. And, yet, this is undoubtedly the most exciting time in history to be a librarian. For the first time in history we are moving from a time of information scarcity to one of information abundance.” 

I also could't agree more... /Anu

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Teacher-Librarian Collaboration

Teacher-Librarian Collaboration.

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Carol Koechlin's curator insight, April 9, 8:09 PM

Great idea to document teachers reflections on the co-teaching process. Gather evidence that 2 heads are better than one. Then document student reflections:)

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Important evidence-based practice reflecting on TL and teacher collaboration 

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Librarians play crucial roles in schools - The Tri-City News

Librarians play crucial roles in schools - The Tri-City News | School Libraries | Scoop.it
Librarians play crucial roles in schools
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I've taught in elemen-tary schools for more than 28 years and, without a doubt, schools with strong library programs enhance literacy for students.
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Iowa School Libraries : Teachers and Teacher Librarians Working Together

Iowa Association of School Librarians present the vision of school libraries in Iowa, the roles of the Teacher Librarian, and ways Teachers and Teacher Libra...

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This short (7min) video clearly captures the different aspects of the TL role and its potential for providing leadership in the school community. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: TL Virtual Cafe - A Great Place for Teacher-Librarians to Connect

Free Technology for Teachers: TL Virtual Cafe - A Great Place for Teacher-Librarians to Connect | School Libraries | Scoop.it
RT @rmbyrne: TL Virtual Cafe - A Great Place for Teacher-Librarians to Connect via Free Technology for Teachers ... http://t.co/PHet3ifVgi
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Great idea! We should start a Canadian version. Wait... maybe there is one??

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Role of the Teacher Librarian Week 3

This is an overview of the role of the teacher librarian for Charles Sturt, studying ETL401 201430 - Teacher Librarianship.
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Excellent overview of the role of TL, along with helpful hints on how to proceed and succeed!

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Pin by Erin Patel on Teacher librarian and libraries | Pinterest

Pin by Erin Patel on Teacher librarian and libraries | Pinterest | School Libraries | Scoop.it
Teacher Librarian advocacy galore- fantastic collected links #tlchat #edchat | See more about librarians and teachers.
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clicking on this link led me to "bag the web" and a list of links to videos and articles reinforcing the importance of properly staffed and resourced school libraries.

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Let the Librarians Lead

Let the Librarians Lead | School Libraries | Scoop.it
When I was in the classroom, I yearned to have a colleague who knew my curriculum and could counsel me in literacy practices and effective and efficient technology integration.
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Colorado Administrator Forges New Path for School Librarians - Education Week News

Colorado Administrator Forges New Path for School Librarians - Education Week News | School Libraries | Scoop.it
Colorado Administrator Forges New Path for School Librarians Education Week News Gail Dickinson, the president of the American Association of School Libraries, a national group based in Chicago, said the district's move to a digital-literacy...
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Some controversial ideas brought forth here, but definitely food for thought.

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Two Heads are Better than One: Librarian as Co...

Two Heads are Better than One:  Librarian as Co... | School Libraries | Scoop.it
When Cathy Stutzman began working with inquiry, and then specifically with the Inquiry Learning Plan (ILP), I did a lot of co-teaching with her.
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Teacher Librarian Blogs

Teacher Librarian Blogs | School Libraries | Scoop.it
Awesome teacher librarian blogs to follow! (RT @technolibrary: Teacher librarian blog Pinterest @NancyJoLambert #tcea14 http://t.co/nBa44zPaCo)
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Principal support for the teacher librarian, what is it? And how to get it?

Principal support for the teacher librarian, what is it? And how to get it? | School Libraries | Scoop.it
It is of vital importance that teacher librarians have the support of their school principals. A school principal can affect collaboration opportunities and budget. Without the support of principal...
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The Collaborative & Connected Teacher-Librarian Ppt Presentation

The Collaborative & Connected Teacher-Librarian Ppt Presentation | School Libraries | Scoop.it
2014 Presentation to PVS - A PowerPoint presentation (The Collaborative & Connected Teacher-Librarian http://t.co/XfE6uPQOd5 || #education)
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Slide show gives many examples on how to connect and collaborate with other through the use of cool tools.

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Here's Why You Should Be Fighting To Save Libraries

Here's Why You Should Be Fighting To Save Libraries | School Libraries | Scoop.it
The sounds of libraries today reveal the impact of libraries throughout our lives -- from the excited giggles of toddlers in storytimes to the "aha's!" of young people engaged in inquiry to the quiet conversations of senior citizens discove...
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Grafton Public School students video conference with Iqaluit - Northumberland Today

Grafton Public School students video conference with Iqaluit - Northumberland Today | School Libraries | Scoop.it
Grafton Public School students video conference with Iqaluit
Northumberland Today
Local students who asked questions about the ceremony (facing the camera L to R) are Emerson Kelly, Harley Everden and Gracie Matser.
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Your Hidden Asset: Teacher Librarians and the Common Core

Your Hidden Asset: Teacher Librarians and the Common Core | School Libraries | Scoop.it
Your Hidden Asset: Teacher Librarians and the Common Core. Be sure to share this article from Scholastic Administrator with your Principal, School Board members, etc! It's short, to the point, and draws clear connections ...
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This 2 page article refers to the important role Librarians can play in supporting student learning and how they (librarians and school libraries)  are meeting the needs of 21st century learners.

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If You Let Them Build It, They Will Learn

If You Let Them Build It, They Will Learn | School Libraries | Scoop.it
History of Making The idea of ‘making’ in libraries has a long, rich history.  I was able to trace it all the way back to 1873, to Gowanda, New York, where the Gowanda Ladies Social Society came to...
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Maker-spaces explained with resources and pictures attached.

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Educator Spotlight - Sue Levine, Teacher-Librarian - Symbaloo EDU

Educator Spotlight - Sue Levine, Teacher-Librarian - Symbaloo EDU | School Libraries | Scoop.it
  Sue Levine Teacher-Librarian Sue Levine is an extroverted, fun loving, knowledge seeking, educator who loves exploring tools that enable my students to “show what they know.” She looks for tools that are easy for students to learn so they can...
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Great ideas including embedding Symbaloo on Destiny pages and creating newsletter-type videos inside youtube videos, so people can choose which to watch based on their needs.

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The Shift: Media Specialists and the Common Core

The Shift: Media Specialists and the Common Core | School Libraries | Scoop.it
After participating in an exciting webinar on Libraries, Technology, and Implementing Common Core provided by AASL, I began to think about how the role of the school-based media specialist is evolvin (Remember, your local library media specialist/teacher...
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Explains how an educator in the role of "media specialist" (or... teacher-librarian), can support technology integration across the curriculum and grades.

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Teacher-librarian Roles and Responsibilities: Revisited

I've been itching for some time to create a roles and responsibilities document that works for me, what I do and the way I see the whole kit and caboodle-man did I just date myself! I was inspired to collect my thoughts this ...

Via Karen Bonanno, Lourense Das, Holly Cobb
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great graphic text includes many facets of the teacher-librarian's role

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, January 8, 3:23 PM

The graphic included in this post captures the role and responsibilities for Deb Schiano, the teacher-librarian at Lounsberry Hollow Middle School. You might find it inspiring.

Lourense Das's curator insight, January 11, 9:15 AM

New times, new roles for the TL. Interesting and possibly inspiring graphic on the roles of the teacher-librarian

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Patterson’s Passion: Revitalizing School Libraries Will Take Big Ideas—and Bold Action | Feedback

Patterson’s Passion: Revitalizing School Libraries Will Take Big Ideas—and Bold Action | Feedback | School Libraries | Scoop.it
James Patterson’s print editorial “My Say: Man on a Mission” and its online version, “Let’s Save Reading—and School Libraries” continues to create a stir.
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Stephen Krashen: Why Invest in Libraries

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Stephen Krashen is another champion of school libraries. Here is the content of his presentation to the LAUSD Board of Education meeting, February 11, 2014. He presents a range of educational research regarding impact of poverty on student achievement, importance of FV reading in literacy development, and the important role libraries play in supporting children living in poverty.

 


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Stephen Krashen is another champion of school libraries. Here is the content of his presentation to the LAUSD Board of Education meeting, February 11, 2014. He presents a range of educational research regarding impact of poverty on student achievement, importance of FV reading in literacy development, and the important role libraries play in supporting children living in poverty.


Image: Reading Helps Your Mind Bloom by Enokson. http://www.flickr.com/photos/vblibrary/4578598635/
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lyn_hay's insight:Stephen Krashen is another champion of school libraries. Here is the content of his presentation to the LAUSD Board of Education meeting, February 11, 2014. He presents a range of educational research regarding impact of poverty on student achievement, importance of FV reading in literacy development, and the important role libraries play in supporting children living in poverty.

 

Image: Reading Helps Your Mind Bloom by Enokson.http://www.flickr.com/photos/vblibrary/4578598635/ ;
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Gai Dennett's curator insight, March 22, 8:42 PM

School Libraries have moved into 21st Century learning

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Libraries are vital to student success - Daily Titan

Libraries are vital to student success - Daily Titan | School Libraries | Scoop.it
... 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.
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School librarian helps students struggling with reading - Los Angeles Times

School librarian helps students struggling with reading - Los Angeles Times | School Libraries | Scoop.it
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School librarian helps students struggling with reading
Los Angeles Times
Families who enter the reading program do so voluntarily after a teacher recommends a child, based on reading scores.
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