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Sturge, Jennifer – Knowledge Quest, 2019
In many elementary schools across the nation the library looks like a revolving door of classes. Classroom teachers come and drop off their classes for a lesson at a set time during the week. The school librarian teaches a lesson in isolation while the classroom teacher has a planning period. There is little time for collaboration. There is even…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, School Libraries, Public Schools, Readiness
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Takeda, Jenny – Knowledge Quest, 2019
What are ways to draw attention to the need for an annual library budget? How can school library leaders advocate for equitable library budgets across a school district? These are questions the library services team of three district librarians researched before taking the first steps toward making transformational change in the Beaverton School…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Library Materials, Budgets, Advocacy
Lambert, Nancy Jo – Knowledge Quest, 2017
This article describes how Nancy Jo Lambert, a school librarian, implemented a flexible library schedule at elementary schools in which she worked collaboratively with classroom teachers. After observing students removing bookmarks from the middle of their books in order to turn the books in by the due date or because their fixed library schedule…
Descriptors: Librarian Teacher Cooperation, School Libraries, Elementary School Teachers, Librarians
Frankhart, Colleen, Ed. – University of Chicago Press, 2017
This annual volume offers the most complete and current listings of the requirements for certification of a wide range of educational professionals at the elementary and secondary levels. "Requirements for Certification" is a valuable resource, making much-needed knowledge available in one straightforward volume.
Descriptors: Teacher Certification, Counselor Certification, School Counselors, Elementary School Teachers
Giffard, Sue – Knowledge Quest, 2016
The scenario that the author encountered when she began working in her present position was not unusual for an elementary school library: the students study a culture, and the librarian reads the stories of that culture to them to enrich the study and to make the culture come alive. The fourth-graders studied the Maya in the fall and the ancient…
Descriptors: Story Telling, School Libraries, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Students
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Naidoo, Jamie Campbell; Sweeney, Miriam E. – Journal of International Social Studies, 2015
Library and Information Science (LIS) as a discipline is guided by core values that emphasize equal access to information, freedom of expression, democracy, and education. Importantly, diversity and social responsibility are specifically called out as foundations of the profession (American Library Association, 2004). Following from this, there…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Social Studies, Library Science, Information Science
Oregon Department of Education, 2014
The Oregon Statewide Report Card is an annual publication required by law (ORS 329.115), which reports on the state of public schools and their progress towards the goals of the Oregon Educational Act for the 21st Century. The purpose of the Oregon Report Card is to monitor trends among school districts and Oregon's progress toward achieving the…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Public Schools, Progress Monitoring, State Legislation
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Wilson, Michelle – Knowledge Quest, 2012
Collaboration is one of the most important aspects of the role of the school librarian in the twenty-first century, but, for many reasons, collaboration is challenging to implement. Some classroom teachers may not know how students benefit from the classroom-school library collaboration. Others may be unwilling to relinquish control of their…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, School Libraries, Librarians
Oregon Department of Education, 2012
The Oregon Statewide Report Card is an annual publication required by law (ORS 329.115), which reports on the state of public schools and their progress towards the goals of the Oregon Educational Act for the 21st Century. The purpose of the Oregon Report Card is to monitor trends among school districts and Oregon's progress toward achieving the…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Public Schools, Progress Monitoring, State Legislation
Karp, Jesse – ALA Editions, 2011
Many educators now agree that graphic novels inform as well as entertain, and to dismiss the educational potential of the graphic novel is to throw away a golden opportunity to reach out to young readers. This dynamic book takes a look at the term "graphic novel," how the format has become entwined in our culture, and the ways in which graphic…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Cartoons, School Libraries, Novels
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Bromley, Karen – Language and Literacy Spectrum, 2011
This article describes interviews with 40 elementary school librarians conducted by pre-service and in-service teachers. The purpose of the interviews was for education students to understand the responsibilities of the librarian, how the librarian might support them as teachers, and the future of the position in today's schools. Results suggest…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Reading Interests, Library Facilities
Green, Julie; Olmstead, Laurie – School Library Monthly, 2011
Two and a half years ago, elementary school librarians in the Birmingham Public School district (Troy, Michigan) had to change to a fixed schedule for half the day with kindergarten through second grade students. This change was due to cutbacks and the need for common planning time among classroom teachers. School librarians found themselves…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Kindergarten, Grade 2, Grade 1
Formanack, Gail; Pietsch, Laura – School Library Monthly, 2011
The common belief among school librarians is that a flexibly scheduled school library program as opposed to a fixed schedule program is the best choice. After all, there are distinct advantages to the flexible program: students are served at the point of need, skills are not taught in isolation, and collaborative lessons are developed with…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Teachers, Library Services, Librarians
Foote, Carolyn – School Library Journal, 2010
With budgets threatened in schools nationwide, students, parents, and educators have begun to realize that they cannot wait around for state or national organizations to act. Web applications have made grassroots advocacy a lot easier, and homegrown efforts on behalf of libraries have sprung up across the country via blogs, wikis, Facebook, and…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Libraries, Internet
Fontichiaro, Kristin; Harvey, Carl A., II – School Library Monthly, 2010
Despite easy access to expert resources and extensive in-school modeling, students--even the youngest--are relying heavily upon "Wikipedia," especially when they do research away from school. With "Wikipedia" holding steady as one of the top ten Web sites worldwide, it is no wonder students are flocking there. For teachers, parents, and students,…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Encyclopedias, Web Sites
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