When children ask for a summer reading list, I bet you have great suggestions. But when adults ask you for recommendations, do you find yourself scratching your head? If so, have I got a list for you! This list is… Read More ›
Not Your Mother’s School Library: Transformational Thinking and Innovation to Impact Learning for the School Community.
Five years ago, I began my new position as head librarian in a large public high school located in the Midwest. Needless to say, I was excited about all the opportunities and possibilities it would offer. My previous experiences at… Read More ›
Curation is the process ofculling resources to fit a particular need, but it is also the process of connecting with a global community by sharing those resources. One of the Shared Foundations in the AASL National School Library Standards is… Read More ›
District/county office of education supervising librarians positions have been drastically cut over the last few years. So it’s not surprising that there have been a flurry of posts about combining the district librarian position with a site teacher librarian position…. Read More ›
By AASL Standards Crosswalk Task Force chair Jay Bansbach, and AASL Standards editorial board member Kathy Mansfield Why did the school librarian cross the road? To align library standards to other disciplines, of course! Karen Gross, in a blog post… Read More ›
By Katie Klein As the school year wraps up and summer reading approaches, now is a perfect time to collaborate with your local school and public libraries. We all know how important it is for students to maintain reading skills… Read More ›
I am working with the world languages department and the administration at our school to help redesign the department’s curriculum. Our goals are to: increase opportunities for personalization nurture world language learners throughout all four years of their high school… Read More ›