Connecting Libraries With Classrooms / Edition 1

Connecting Libraries With Classrooms / Edition 1

by Kay Bishop
     
 

ISBN-10: 1586830619

ISBN-13: 9781586830618

Pub. Date: 01/01/2003

Publisher: Linworth Publishing, Incorporated

Collaborate, inspire, connect! Use your library to have an impact on everything from reluctant readers to block scheduling to standardized testing. Find information and guidelines to help you play an active role in the K-12 curriculum.

Overview

Collaborate, inspire, connect! Use your library to have an impact on everything from reluctant readers to block scheduling to standardized testing. Find information and guidelines to help you play an active role in the K-12 curriculum.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586830618
Publisher:
Linworth Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Introductionvii
Acknowledgementsviii
Chapter 1Collaboration and Partnerships1
Collaboration2
Authentic Learning/Constructivism2
Resource-Based Learning3
Information Literacy4
Instructional Role6
Partnerships8
Teachers8
The Principal9
Students11
The Community11
References13
Suggested Activities15
Subject Areas and the Media Specialist17
Chapter 2Math in the Elementary School19
Standards and Assessments19
Principles20
Standards20
Controversy21
Assessments21
Mathematical Literacy21
Math Leaders22
Technology23
The Role of the Media Specialist23
Technology23
Literature24
References28
Suggested Activities29
Chapter 3Social Studies in the Middle School31
Standards and Assessments31
Themes32
Assessments33
Controversy33
Technology33
Multiculturalism35
The Role of the Media Specialist35
Technology35
Interdisciplinary Units37
Other Activities40
References40
Suggested Activities41
Chapter 4Science in the High School43
Standards and Assessments43
Standards44
Content44
Assessments45
Scientific Literacy46
Scheduling46
The Role of the Media Specialist46
Collection Development46
Professional Development Resources49
Research51
References51
Suggested Activities52
Learning More About Subject Areas53
Special Groups of Students and the Media Specialist55
Chapter 5Students Who Are Physically Disabled57
Legislation57
Inclusion58
The Role of the Media Specialist59
Physical Facility Considerations59
Assistive Devices61
Literature62
Other Activities65
References66
Suggested Activities67
Chapter 6Reluctant/Resistive Readers69
Reasons for Reluctant/Resistive Readers69
Characteristics of Reluctant/Resistive Readers70
Determining Reading Levels71
Students71
Materials71
Freedom of Choice and Accessibility72
The Role of the Media Specialist72
Reading Motivation72
Programs73
Selecting and Evaluating Materials74
Other Activities75
References76
Suggested Activities77
Chapter 7The Gifted and Talented79
Programs81
Instructional Processes81
Organizations and Publications83
The Role of the Media Specialist83
Identification83
Information Literacy Skills84
Independent Research Projects84
Reading and Literature85
References87
Suggested Activities89
Learning More About Special Groups of Students91
Educational Trends and the Media Specialist93
Chapter 8Block Scheduling95
What Is Block Scheduling?95
Advantages and Disadvantages96
Advantages96
Disadvantages97
Research Studies97
Student Learning97
Teacher Perceptions99
Other Findings99
The Media Center100
The Role of the Media Specialist100
Effects on the Media Center100
Services Provided by the Media Specialist101
References101
Suggested Activities103
Chapter 9Electronic Reading Programs105
Advantages and Disadvantages106
Advantages106
Disadvantages107
Research Studies107
Media Specialists' Views108
The Role of the Media Specialist110
References111
Suggested Activities112
Chapter 10Standardized Testing113
Controversy114
Computer-Based Testing115
Case Study: Reactions to FCAT116
Alternative Assessment117
Projects117
Portfolios117
Other Alternatives118
The Role of the Media Specialist118
Activities118
The Media Center and Student Achievement119
References122
Suggested Activities123
Learning More About Educational Trends125
Appendix127
Index134
About the Author136

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