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Pelayo, Elizabeth – Knowledge Quest, 2020
Some people see the school library as merely a place for books and materials, but for many students, it is a refuge and a place where they can relax and feel safe. School libraries are more than receptacles of books, technology, and audiovisual needs; they are sanctuaries for many students dealing with issues outside of school. Whether it is…
Descriptors: Trauma, School Libraries, Safety, Library Role
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Gay-Milliken, Lisa; DiScala, Jeffrey – Knowledge Quest, 2020
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 34 percent of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth have been bullied on school property (2017). The challenges are significant for LGBTQ youth with some stemming from local culture and community location. School librarians need to work hard to ensure that…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Bullying, School Safety, At Risk Students
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Toran, Melanie A. – Knowledge Quest, 2020
School libraries are places where people seek solace--not just by burying their heads in books to see themselves in the characters or to look up information on a topic they can't bring themselves to ask friends, but as a safe haven, or third space, from those who have prejudices based on one's sexuality. The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,…
Descriptors: School Libraries, LGBTQ People, Educational Environment, Social Bias
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Gabaldón, Barbara – Knowledge Quest, 2020
Many of the descriptions of public libraries as sanctuaries provide myriad examples of ways in which they serve the underserved: language circles, English language learning and citizenship classes, and access to technology for the homeless, to name a few. In the school library, if librarians are providing sanctuary only to those who feel…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Library Role, Library Services
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Panter, Suzanna L. – Knowledge Quest, 2020
2018 was a difficult year for Washington state school librarians. The state's changes in the funding formula for school districts coupled with new regulations on how the money was spent caused many districts to react harshly and reduce certified school librarian and library support staff positions. Unfortunately, school librarians are always at…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Funding Formulas, Advocacy
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Soulen, Rita Reinsel – Knowledge Quest, 2020
First-year teachers require a discrete standard of practice. By mentoring and collaborating with these teachers under the Continuum of Care model, school librarians can provide supports to increase new teacher resilience, decrease burnout, and increase commitment to the profession.
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, School Libraries, Librarians, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Giles, Naomi – Knowledge Quest, 2020
The actions of a single librarian can bring about district support aimed at increasing students' equitable access to a strong school library. This article shares a success story from a sole school librarian who showed evidence of the school library's value and was able to double her contracted presence as the school's librarian.
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Advocacy, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Stripling, Barbara K. – Knowledge Quest, 2020
Advocacy is an ongoing imperative for school librarians. This article examines the role of inquiry in empowering students to learn critical skills in literacy and inquiry and develop their own agency. It also outlines advocacy strategies to share the impact of inquiry-based learning.
Descriptors: School Libraries, Advocacy, Student Empowerment, Inquiry
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Dawkins, April; Gangwish, Kim; Harlan, Mary Ann – Knowledge Quest, 2020
This article details how reading and literacy fit into the "2019 ALA/AASL/CAEP School Librarian Preparation Standards." It outlines the differences between the 2010 and 2019 standards and discusses how other standards influenced the development of the school librarian preparation standards.
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Library Education, Reading
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Gruer, Tammy S.; Perry, Karen M. – Knowledge Quest, 2020
This article explores all the actions and opportunities school librarians take to reinforce reading instruction and reinforce learners' growing reading skills. It also details ways to enhance reading instruction through technology and makerspaces.
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Role, Reading Instruction
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Northern, Sam; Gardner, Melissa – Knowledge Quest, 2019
In Kentucky the school library is regarded as the hub of the school community and integral to teaching and learning. The power of the school library lies in the programming, resources, services, and instruction it provides educators and learners to support learning. Stakeholders come to appreciate Kentucky's school libraries because of their…
Descriptors: School Libraries, State Legislation, State Departments of Education, Librarians
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Knapp, Nancy Flanagan – Knowledge Quest, 2019
School librarians play a key, though often unrecognized, role in teaching literacy skills (Knapp 2011; Lance and Hofschire 2012; Scholastic 2016). Research over two decades has repeatedly confirmed school libraries' and librarians' significant impact on learners' literacy achievement. Studies in more than twenty states and several Canadian…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Educational Games, Early Reading
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Moorefield-Lang, Heather – Knowledge Quest, 2019
The collection in a school library should reflect the community it serves. When curating information and ideas for new books and materials in the school library, the school librarian should communicate with students, faculty, parents, and administration through a variety of digital tools and resources. Input from your school community is crucial…
Descriptors: Library Materials, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Mediated Communication
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Lewallen, Kate – Knowledge Quest, 2019
Breakout boxes are similar to the escape rooms that have popped up all over the country in the past few years. In an escape room, you and your friends are locked in a room and given a scenario and a time limit. You must work together to solve a number of puzzles to get out of the room before time runs out. Breakout boxes center around boxes, each…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, School Libraries, Library Materials, Inquiry
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Calzada, Becky – Knowledge Quest, 2019
How can relationship building and demonstrating impact on learning be done? As professionals, school librarians must seek out opportunities to lead or work with others in the area of programming. Much can be done in the library space but when the programs occur outside the school library, a librarian's willingness to be adaptable is leveraged and…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Role, High Schools
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