The Good Library Manual is a practical guide to transforming any public library—large and small, city and rural.
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Practical guide to transform any public library - large and small, city and rural - by making every aspect of the library experience appealing and enjoyable, from the moment someone sees the building and walks in the door to the time when they check out.
As education technology has evolved, so, too, have the kinds of digital tools that school librarians use with their students. More than 750 school librarians responded to SLJ’s survey, representing K–12 public and private schools across the country.
'Embedded Librarianship' - old wine in a new cask? School/teacher librarians are embedded librarians, already for decades. The problem is that they don't "sell it" like this. That is what we need to learn from articles like this.
Motivated by a shared inquiry question, a team of librarians at Deerfield High School (Illinois) gathered data to support a push to integrate information literacy skills into the curriculum, and developed a fruitful collaboration with other departments resulting in a co-taught Medieval narrative project. Among other important outcomes: a change in student perceptions about the role of school librarians.
There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.
A straightforward, how-to set of instructions for squelching library services in a school community. It’s been a painful set of rants and raves to record. However, what I see worries me so much, I just can’t keep my mouth shut.
In K-12 education, it's a challenge to navigate the copyright and fair use waters. What can educators use? How can they use it? VideoAmy has collected some fun, engaging videos to help teachers and students understand the confusing subject.
The study includes primary, secondary and K–12 school libraries, with representation from public, private, and parochial schools among the respondents. The survey also found that: • Approximately 28 percent of schools' ...
The 2013 Australian School Library Survey, conducted by Softlink on behalf of the Australian School Library industry, examines key trends and issues impacting school libraries. Key analysis includes annual school library ...
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Free download of 2013 Australian School Library Survey conducted by #Softlink. Key analysis on budgets & staffing and relationship towards student achievement
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