ISBN-10:
1591586712
ISBN-13:
9781591586715
Pub. Date:
04/30/2009
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Your School Library: Check It Out!

Your School Library: Check It Out!

by Lesley S. J. FarmerLesley S. J. Farmer

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Overview

Defines and models the ways the school library program, the faculty of the school and the library staff work together to perform the important work of education in each and every school. Use this book with teachers or give to school administrators to use in staff development activities. Structured with short overview chapters that explain the instructional partner role of the school librarian, it contains checklists and reproducible handouts to be given to teachers after discussion of each chapter. Chapters are designed to stand alone as topics for training. Valuable for preservice teacher preparation programs and for use of the AASL affiliates as they work in preservice teacher programs. Glossary of terms.

This title defines and models the ways the school library program and the library staff performs the important work of education that the school community does every day. Use this book with teachers or give to school administrators to use in staff development activities or to professors to use with preservice teachers. Structured with short overview chapters that explain the instructional role of the school librarian, it contains checklists and reproducible handouts to be given to teachers after discussion of each chapter. Chapters are designed to stand alone as topics for training. Beginning by giving an overview of school library media programs and the staff, the author explains the different roles that school librarians play within the school, and shows how school community members can partner with them to enhance student learning and professional development. Each chapter includes practical information, scenarios of educator/librarian success, checklists to remind educators of how the library can help them, beginning projects that can quick start the school community's use of the library's resources, reproducibles for staff development and other services, and recommendations for further reading that will help the school community collaborate with the school library media specialist.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591586715
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/30/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 107
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

LESLEY S. J. FARMER is Coordinator of Library Media Teacher Services Credential Program and Professor of Library Media Technology at California State University, Long Beach. A frequent contributor to professional journals, she was selected by CSLA as the 1999 Technology School Librarian of the Year.

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