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Nieto, Sonia – Knowledge Quest, 2012
Educator Bell Hooks acknowledged the fundamental truth that teaching, caring, and transformation are closely linked, that is, that true teaching must be accompanied by a deep level of care in order for learning to take place. No matter how young or old, no matter the subject matter, and no matter where teaching and learning take place--a…
Descriptors: Caring, Social Influences, Teacher Student Relationship, Educational Practices
Zmuda, Allison – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 2007
Library media specialists typically are expected to collaborate with everyone. Because the teacher holds the proverbial key to the classroom door, he or she also has the access to the students. If there is no access to students, there is no opportunity to cause student learning. Real collaboration is, in contrast, based on a mutual understanding…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Position Papers, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Educational Change
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Kemp, Barbara E.; And Others – College and Research Libraries, 1986
Quotes the Carnegie Foundation's special report recommending that high schools and colleges cooperate to determine which library skills are essential for college library use and to provide appropriate training. Principles to be followed in establishing collaborative projects are suggested and examples of cooperative bibliographic instruction…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Bound Students, College School Cooperation, Educational Experience
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Aby, Steve – Academe, 2011
This article discusses the short- and long-term challenges of academic librarians in an increasingly hostile environment, and the ways in which these challenges reflect the broader struggles of faculty and professionals. What they are experiencing across the country--in the context of corporatization, the elimination of collective bargaining, and…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Governance, Librarians, College Faculty
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Martin, Rebecca R. – College and Research Libraries, 1987
Examines the elements required to ensure the operation and use of special collections within an austerity context in order to develop a rationale for their continued support. Strategies for support are discussed, including the establishment of a strong rationale, the development of external funding sources, and models for cooperative efforts.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Budgets, Financial Support, Fund Raising
Sheingold, Karen – School Library Media Quarterly, 1987
Discusses the development of inquiry skills as a legitimate goal for education and possible ways of using technology to support the inquiry process in classrooms. Three elements of inquiry are examined--how inquiry can be motivated, the centrality of questioning, and metacognitive aspects--and examples of classroom projects are given. (EM)
Descriptors: Decision Making Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Inquiry, Learning Strategies
Hobbs, Lenora; And Others – Book Report, 1988
A series of articles explores the role of the school library in generating reading motivation among students, and suggests strategies for changing student and teacher attitudes through cooperative programs with teachers, library activities, special activities for reluctant readers, learning strategies, and computer assisted instruction. An…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Learning Activities, Learning Resources Centers, Library Role
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Greenberg, Nate – Knowledge Quest, 2009
The development, publication, and distribution of the "Standards for the 21st-Century Learner" once again demonstrate the vision of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) in pointing the way with new literacies (textual, media, digital, technology) for students. These standards include critical self-assessment strategies that will…
Descriptors: Media Specialists, School Libraries, Superintendents, Advocacy
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Warren-Gross, Laura – Knowledge Quest, 2009
The author's school had just been labeled a failing school by No Child Left Behind when its new principal arrived in the fall of 2007. In this demoralizing climate, teachers can get frustrated and choose to give up, or they can rise to the challenge, create a plan for improvement, and plunge into uncharted waters. This article discusses how the…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Federal Legislation, Leadership Responsibility, Media Specialists
Tompkins, Philip, Ed. – 1981
This document presents the proceedings of a conference organized to review the cooperative collection development features of the Missouri State Network Plan and to outline specific goals, methods, and materials for facilitating cooperative collection development projects in the state's multitype library networks. An introduction provides…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Check Lists, Library Acquisition, Library Associations
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Adams, Helen R. – Knowledge Quest, 2007
This article presents an interview with Cassandra Barnett, a school library media specialist at Fayetteville (Arkansas) High School. She is also a member of the AASL Learning Standards Rewrite Task Force, which has been working on developing AASL's new National Learning Standards. Fayetteville schools experienced multiple challenges during…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Media Specialists, Librarians, High Schools
Atkinson, Hugh C. – American Libraries, 1987
Discusses the goals of library networks in terms of sharing scarce resources and improving user access to information, and advocates cooperative library planning to enhance these goals, including interlibrary activities and multitype library systems. (CLB)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Cooperative Programs, Interlibrary Loans, Library Collections
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Verdesca, Anthony F. – Journal of Access Services, 2009
In the not too distant past, libraries kept a vertical file of printed materials that typically consisted of newspaper and magazine clippings, pamphlets, brochures, maps, photographs, and sundry whatnots. Most, if not all, of these materials were irregularly published or they were not published in any official manner. They were seen as incidental…
Descriptors: Printed Materials, Internet, Library Services, Library Role
Vandergrift, Kay E.; Hannigan, Jane Anne – School Library Media Quarterly, 1986
Presents the position of the American Association of School Librarians on the essential contribution of school library media programs to elementary education. Twelve principles that codify the role of school library media centers are given and 35 research studies supporting them are listed. (EM)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary Schools, Enrichment Activities, Information Seeking
Rohlf, Robert H. – School Library Journal, 1990
Discusses the need for cooperative planning in the design of library facilities and describes the roles of the library director, library staff, architects, engineers, and consultants in the planning process. The role of children's librarians in identifying the special needs of children is emphasized. A checklist for planning spaces for children's…
Descriptors: Architects, Building Design, Check Lists, Childrens Libraries
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