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ERIC Number: ED422985
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 274
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-55570-328-3
Enhancing Teaching and Learning: A Leadership Guide for School Library Media Specialists.
Donham, Jean
This guide demonstrates strategic ways of developing and implementing successful library media programs and offers step- by-step strategies for achieving a balance between leadership and collaboration. The book is divided into two parts. Part I: "The Environment" addresses the components of the school environment--the students, curriculum and instruction, principal, school district, and community. A separate chapter is devoted to each of these five components in order to show how the library media program can interact with these elements to enhance learning. Part II: "The Library Media Program" addresses specific strategies that may be particularly helpful in allowing the library media program to go beyond being a warehouse to being an active player in teaching and learning. Chapters include: "Collaborative Planning"; "Scheduling Library Media Activities"; "Collection"; "Literacy"; "Technology"; "Information Literacy"; "Assessment of Student Work"; and Program Evaluation." Sources for further reading and subject and author indexes are included. (Author/AEF)
Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., 100 Varick St., New York, NY 10013; phone: 212-925-8650; fax: 212-219-8916; web address: ($45).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A