School Libraries around the world
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School libraries are an indispensible function in education. Adopt the school library function in your school and improve the learning results.
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‘Quiet Crisis’: Are librarians in danger of being phased out of Las Vegas schools?

‘Quiet Crisis’: Are librarians in danger of being phased out of Las Vegas schools? | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
Like other full-time librarians in the Clark County School District, Ryan Dwyer routinely pulls double duty by teaching students how to research, organize bibliographies and find information online. It’s a crucial job in an increasingly digital world, but some say it’s in danger of disappearing because o
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Teacher-Librarian Ryan Dwyer describes the many roles of the TL: reading developer, tech teacher, information literacy teacher, partner of other teachers etc. The many important roles of the TL include that each school (around the world) should have a qualified TL. In this article you will find enough ammunition to advocate your role.
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AASL Learning4Life Lesson Plan Database

Welcome to the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Lesson Plan Database, a tool to support school librarians and other educators in teaching the essential learning skills defined in the AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.


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Digital Spaces. Redefining reading and the role of the teacher-librarian ...

Digital Spaces. Redefining reading and the role of the teacher-librarian ... | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
Similarly, having access to these resources everywhere, through implementations like online teacher content spaces and wireless internet connections, would be beneficial. An answer to developing rich online content will ...

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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Teacher-Librarians

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Teacher-Librarians | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
RT @hdstapleton: A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Teacher-Librarians: http://t.co/zHjzKgMD via @AddThis...

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Teacher librarians work to save jobs - People often forget a key word in the title = teacher

Teacher librarians work to save jobs - People often forget a key word in the title = teacher | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it
Teacher librarians work to save jobs9NEWS.comMcQueen started a Facebook campaign called "Support School Libraries" to generate awareness of the need to keep teacher librarians employed. He says people often forget a key word in their title.

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The Role of the Teacher Librarian (Library Media Specialist) BACIRC

The Role of the Teacher Librarian (Library Media Specialist) BACIRC | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

It has been interesting to hear the reactions from many who do not know what a Teacher Librarian does in the day-to-day life of the school library. A relative of mine jokingly said to my daughter: “So what did she do to win this award… invent a new Dewey Decimal System or a new way of filing?” … I want to thank my two Cert III qualified Library Assistants who make it possible for me to do much less of the “book” work behind the scenes (shelving, cataloguing, covering) and a lot more of the specialized teaching role that is that of Teacher Librarian!


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Where Have All Of Our Librarians Gone? | Take My Word For It

Where Have All Of Our Librarians Gone? | Take My Word For It | School Libraries around the world | Scoop.it

“Circulation and access increase when knowledgeable teacher librarians use their expertise to promote, introduce and connect students with books and information resources. Would this same Silicon Valley executive expect his product to move off the shelves without qualified staff to advertise, market and keep the doors open?”


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TL Guides - Library School Sandbox at Masters Programs in Library & Information Science

Guides for practicing Teacher Librarians and TL wannabes!
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The Movement to Save School Library Programs

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Money is tight and state and locally supported school funding is dropping. School districts are looking for places to reduce costs and many believe school libraries and librarians are expendable.
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