Georgina Trebbe, Ed.D. is the school librarian at Minnechaug Regional High School in Massachusetts. She is also an adjunct instructor for Simmons University’s SLT program. Georgina’s interests include information literacy, collaboration, and school librarians as researchers.
Unpacking Standards: A Way to Collaborate with Educators While Supporting Learning
Recently, I was asked to consider information literacy teaching and learning from the perspective of educational standards. I offered that standards are the one resource that all educators use to ensure objectives are set for student grade-level mastery. School librarians… Read More ›
What do three people in an airport have to do with inspiration?
Drawing Inspiration School librarians consistently look for inspiration. Inspiration motivates us to develop programming, supports, and approaches to teaching and collaboration. Inspiration also lets us consider ourselves in the greater world while appreciating those around us. This past month, a… Read More ›
Can I Buy Half of a Subscription Database?
Beginning with a disclaimer is probably the best way to start off an article about the rising cost of subscription databases. I realize in writing this article many of my peers have no district budgetary support for subscription databases. I… Read More ›
Changing Mindset to Increase Student Engagement
Have you ever experienced a convergence of events that caused an unsettling in your thinking? I did, and the result pointed to one conclusion: transform my approach to student engagement. Since September, a series of events caused me to consider… Read More ›
Examining the Word “Literacy”
I recently became curious about how the word “literacy” has been paired with other words to create terms all librarians use within their practice. Curiosity surfaced when I read the term “innovation literacy.” Thinking I had hit upon a new concept,… Read More ›
SMART Goal Setting Opportunity
What if I said that I look forward to the yearly professional SMART goal setting or review? Each year the administrator assigned to my educator evaluation sends me a “welcome” email to begin the evaluation process. Depending on if… Read More ›
Action Research: Building a Pathway Between Large Research and Local Anecdotes
Action Research: Building a Pathway Between Large Research and Local Anecdotes Over the past year, I have given a lot of serious thought to school library advocacy. I admit my original catalyst was a AASL 2017 National Conference session and… Read More ›
Digging Deeper by Connecting Understandings of Collaboration
At end of the school year educators often hear the age-old comment, “You are lucky to have summers off.” Assumed is that educators walk out of school, on the last day, disengaged from the practice of teaching children until they… Read More ›