Foundations for Effective School Library Media Programs / Edition 1

Foundations for Effective School Library Media Programs / Edition 1

by Ken Haycock, Ken Haycock
     
 

ISBN-10: 156308368X

ISBN-13: 9781563083686

Pub. Date: 04/28/1999

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

How can you make your school library media program more successful? This timely book identifies current trends and thinking about library media specialists as change agents and their roles in school improvement, curriculum design, collaboration with teachers, and building information literacy. Reprinted from recent issues of Emergency Librarian, 39 enlightening and

Overview

How can you make your school library media program more successful? This timely book identifies current trends and thinking about library media specialists as change agents and their roles in school improvement, curriculum design, collaboration with teachers, and building information literacy. Reprinted from recent issues of Emergency Librarian, 39 enlightening and exciting articles offer stimulating discussions on learning theories, flexible scheduling, new technologies, thematic units, new partnerships, and more. Articles are organized into seven sections: foundations, the school context, role clarification, information literacy, collaborative planning and teaching, program development, and accountability. Essential professional reading, this book can also be used as a school media textbook in library schools.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563083686
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors

Introduction

Part One: The Foundations

Chapter 1: Strengthening the Foundations for Teacher-Librarianship

Chapter 2: Research in Teacher-Librarianship and the Institutionalization of Change

Part Two: The School Context

Chapter 3: Leadership for School Improvement

Chapter 4: The School Library Program and the Culture of the School

Chapter 5: Libraries, Learning and the Whole School

Part Three: Role Clarification

Chapter 6: The School Librarian as a Professional Teacher

Chapter 7: Navigating the '90's - The Teacher-Librarian as Change Agent

Chapter 8: Developing Information Literacy Through the Information Intermediary Process

Chapter 9: Teacher-Librarians: Mirror Images and the Spark

Chapter 10: Students' Information Literacy Needs: Competencies for Teacher-Librarians in the Twenty-First Century

Part Four: Informaton Literacy

Chapter 11: Information Literacy in an Information Society

Chapter 12: Media Literacy: The New Basic-Will the Real Curriculum Please Stand Up?

Chapter 13: Student Access to the Internet: Librarians and Teachers Working Together to Teach Higher Level Survival Skills

Chapter 14: Misinformation on the Internet: Applying Evaluation Skills to Online Information

Chapter 15: Information Skills in the Curriculum: Developing a School-Based Curriculum

Chapter 16: Developing a School-Based Research Strategy K-7

Chapter 17: Computer Literacy and Information Literacy: A Natural Combination

Chapter 18: All That Glitters May Not Be Gold

Part Five: Collaborative Planning and Teaching

Chapter 19: Curriculum Encounters of the Third Kind: Teachers and Teacher-Librarians Exploring Curriculum Potential

Chapter 20: The School Librarian and the Classroom Teacher: Partners in Curriculum Planning

Chapter 21: Changing Teaching Practice to Meet Current Expectations: Implications for Teacher-Librarians

Chapter 22: Expanding the Collaborative Planning Model

Chapter 23: Collaborative Planning: A Model That Works

Part Six: Program Development: A Systemic Approach

Chapter 24: Developing the School Resource Center Program: A Developmental Approach

Chapter 25: From Library Program to Learning Resources Program: Cooperative Program Planning and Teaching

Chapter 26: Prerequisites to Flexible Scheduling

Chapter 27: Secondary School Assignments: Cooperatively Planned and Taught

Chapter 28: A Stations Approach to Learning: The Conversation of a Secondary School Skeptic

Chapter 29: Connecting Writing and Research Through the I-Search Paper: A Teaching Partnership Between the Library Program and Classroom

Chapter 30: Designing Thematic Literature Units

Chapter 31: What Do You Believe About How Culturally Diverse Students Learn?

Chapter 32: Principals and Teacher-Librarians: A Study and a Plan for Partnership

Chapter 33: Communication Skills and Strategies for Teacher-Librarians

Part Seven: Accountability

Chapter 34: School Libraries - Definitely Worth Their Keep

Chapter 35: Using Evaluation to Bring School Library Resrouce Center Programs into Closer Alliance with Information Power

Chapter 36: Evaluation: The Key to Growth

Chapter 37: Evaluation of the Teacher-Librarian: A Discussion Guide

Chapter 38: Theory - Where is My Reality?

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