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National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries by AASL's new integrated standards are designed to empower leaders to transform teaching and learning. The new National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries reflect an evolution of AASL Standards, building on philosophical foundations and familiar elements of previous standards while featuring the new streamlined AASL Standards Integrated Framework for learners, school librarians, and school libraries. Three previously separate publications--AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner, Standards in Action, and Empowering Learners--are now framed within a single text, emphasizing the importance of all three standards sets while ensuring that standards-related activities are mutually reinforcing. The National School Library Standards enable school librarians to influence and lead in their schools, districts, and states and to develop plans that meet today's educational landscape for learners, school librarians, and the school library. Among the innovations: Common Beliefs reflect current learning environments and professional best practices for effective school libraries; the new standards framework features five shared components--Shared Foundations, Key Commitments, Domains, Competencies and Alignments--which are designed to reflect each other; a section dedicated to assessment and evaluation provides examples on how to create your own tools that align school and district models with AASL Standards; scenarios for various types of school library professionals demonstrate techniques and practices for successful implementation in authentic situations for self-reflection, group professional development, and pre-service education; and included are a glossary of terms, useful verbs, a list of evidence, and other relevant appendices. The National School Library Standards enables personalization for every learner and school librarian, allowing you to continuously tailor your school library to local needs, your own strengths, and learners' benefit. Explore the Standards at standards.aasl.org.
Call Number: Z 675 .S3 A438 2018
Publication Date: 2017
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Being Indispensable by In New on the Job, experts Toor and Weisburg helped newbies make the transition to real-world school librarianship. Being Indispensable is all about staying one: without a proactive approach, school librarians, facing a severe economic downturn and budget cuts, run the risk of becoming an endangered species. In clear, simple, and practical language, this book empowers school librarians by helping them - Understand what other stakeholders in a school need and want - Demonstrate their importance to administrators, teachers, and parents - Plan strategically in both their personal and professional lives - Master important tools like advocacy and marketing Making the case for the vital role school librarians play in learning, this book gives readers all the strategies they need to become the kind of leader their school can't do without.
Publication Date: 2010-08-01
Changing the Scope of Library Instruction in the Digital Age by The current digital age is impacting the contents and delivery of instructional service in many ways. Instructional sessions not only describe various features of a resource, but these sessions also bring issues like the ethical use of information, copyrights, and the value of open knowledge to light. Librarians are required to help users to learn use these tools. Changing the Scope of Library Instruction in the Digital Age provides emerging information on data visualization tools, creating effective instructions, and instructional design in library sciences. While highlighting the challenges of effectively training new and seasoned librarians in these various aspects of data technology and teaching methods, readers will learn the importance of giving librarians the tools they need to complete their new responsibilities. This book is an important resource for entry level and seasoned librarians, researchers, and instructional design specialists seeking current research on up to date library instruction in the modern technology age.
Publication Date: 2018-01-05