Last month, I penned a blog post about librarians and leadership as it pertains to school librarians being Total Leaders. My thoughts were based on the framework by Charles J. Schwahn and William G. Spady. To recap, when someone is… Read More ›
2020 Vision – Goals for My School Library
Happy New Year Hello from the library at the Highland School of Technology in Gastonia, NC. January provides us with a wonderful opportunity to take stock of library services and evaluate their effectiveness. As with personal goals for a new… Read More ›
Learner-Ready School Librarians Use Reflective Practice to Start a New Year!
“We do not learn from experience…we learn from reflecting on experience.” —attributed to John Dewey. Dewey, John. 1933. How We Think. Boston, MA: D.C. Heath and Co. So, here we are about halfway through the school year, give or take… Read More ›
Operationalizing the AASL Vision for Implementing ESSA
AASL is taking a comprehensive approach in supporting work to access the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) funding to enhance school library services and resources, while continuing to respond to the immediate needs of school librarians in a thoughtful way…. Read More ›