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ERIC Number: EJ784864
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1542-4715
TEAMS Award Winners Honored at AASL in Reno, Nevada
Simpson, Carol
Library Media Connection, v26 n5 p18-20 Feb 2008
At the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) conference in Reno, Linworth Publishing and Thomson/Gale announced the winners of the third annual TEAMS awards. TEAMS stands for TEachers And Media Specialists influencing student achievement. The award recognizes the critical collaboration between teachers and media specialists in promoting learning and increasing student achievement. Winners at the elementary, middle, and high school levels displayed an amazing range of creative projects. Entries were judged on: (1) Demonstrated collaboration between teachers and media specialists during the 2006-2007 school year; (2) Effective techniques that positively impacted student learning and achievement; (3) Support from school leadership; and (4) Ability for others to replicate the best practice. Each award consisted of $2500 cash, a one-year subscription to Library Media Connection, a Linworth Educator's Professional Bookshelf, and Thomson Gale products valued at $500. This article describes projects at the winning schools: (1) Big Shanty Elementary School, Kennesaw, GA; (2) Dover Air Base Middle School, Dover, DE; and (3) Booker T. Washington Senior High School, Miami, FL.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Middle Schools
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Delaware; Florida; Georgia