ERIC Number: ED293558
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Teaming for Learning. Library Media Program, Tarrant Elementary School.
McCain, Mary Maude
This packet of materials is introduced by a report describing the prescriptive, student-centered library media program developed for and implemented in the Tarrant Elementary School in Birmingham, Alabama, in the early 1980s. This report covers the goals and objectives of the program, which are based on four key functions of design, consultation, information, and administration; program effectiveness; professional growth; reading, knowledge, and appreciation of literature; innovative programs; community and district services; and public relations. Also included in the packet are a brief fact sheet on the program; a statement of the media center philosophy; a chart showing the organization of the media program; an outline of the goals and objectives of an integrated, comprehensive library media program; a list of guidelines for establishing a media program; an outline of basic media goals and objectives for grades K-4; a booklet of materials describing the program, which includes a list of media activities for students; media activity sheets for grades 2-4; a list of audiovisual materials; individualized prescription forms; media center schedules; outlines of computer literacy programs for grade 4 and for staff, together with a computer log form and a schedule; and a questionnaire for students to use in evaluating the library media center and its program. (EW)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Tarrant City School District, Birmingham, AL.