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The Four Basic Ebook Models for K-12 Libraries. This is the second article in a three-part series on ebook business models in K-12 libraries.

The Four Basic Ebook Models for K-12 Libraries

In the first article, we looked at what a business model is and at the four main kinds of ebook business models that K-12 librarians need to know about. In this article, we will look at each of the four basic models in more depth and glance at some examples of them. We will not attempt to compare product offerings in depth, but I will mention an example or two of each model. Resources for Creating Book Trailers. Creating Book Trailers A trailer for The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr.

Resources for Creating Book Trailers

Morris Lessmore by William Joyce. From Refugees to Voting Rights, Books to Inspire a Just, Inclusive Society. Information gathered by the Southern Poverty Law Center indicates that hate incidents and other forms of oppression have risen as a direct result of the 2016 campaign and election, as have anxiety and fear among students and teachers from marginalized groups.

From Refugees to Voting Rights, Books to Inspire a Just, Inclusive Society

The Bank Street College of Education’s mission states, “we seek to strengthen not only individuals, but the community as well, including family, school, and the larger society in which adults and children, in all their diversity, interact and learn.” The Bank Street Credo, authored by our founder Lucy Sprague Mitchell nearly a century ago, talks about developing “flexibility when confronted with change and [the] ability to relinquish patterns that no longer fit the present” and “gentleness combined with justice in passing judgments on other human beings” in children and adults alike. News - William Paterson University. ‘Watched’ recognized for addressing diversity in a meaningful way Marina Budhos The latest young adult book written by William Paterson University English Professor Marina Budhos, “Watched,” has been named a Walter Dean Myers Honor Book for 2017.

News - William Paterson University

Collection Development with the Help from Second Grade. A second-grade student brought a problem to my attention.

Collection Development with the Help from Second Grade

He explained that the library collection has only 1 or 2 copies of books on topics that children want to read. He illustrated his point with a poster. It was a portrayal of a boy looking for robot books that were nowhere to be found. We decided to ask all second-grade students to help solve the problem by searching for a topic of interest using the library catalog and determining if there were enough books for them to read. We started with a lesson on reading the results of a catalog search.

Lesson: Reading Catalog Search Results Materials ProjectorComputerAccess to the online library catalogBook Request formsPencils Introduce the lesson by asking students to raise their hand if they ever left the library without a book that they wanted. 100 Must-Read Retellings of Myths, Folklore, and Classics. The Fight Against Restricted Access to Information: An Interview with Emily J.M. Knox – hls. If you remember, back in early 2016 I wrote one of my very first posts about my personal challenge with balancing radical anti-neutral librarianship and intellectual freedom, and how this played out when I was weeding a specialized collection.

The Fight Against Restricted Access to Information: An Interview with Emily J.M. Knox – hls

I still think a lot about this issue, but I feel like my views have slightly changed since writing that. You can thank Professor Emily J.M. Knox for that. Professor Emily J.M. Knox Emily J.M. Best Books 2016. From award-winning author Susan Hood and illustrator Sally Wern Comport comes the extraordinary true tale of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay, an orchestra made up of children playing instruments built from recycled trash Like lightning/you strike/fast and free/legs zoom/down field/eyes fixed/on the checkered ball/on the goal/ten yards to go/can’t nobody stop you/ can’t nobody cop you… In this follow-up to the Newbery-winning novel THE CROSSOVER, soccer, family, love, and friendship, take center stage as twelve-year-old Nick learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams.

Best Books 2016

First Nations Development Institute. #NativeReads First Nations Development Institute Celebrates Native American Heritage Month 2016 with the Native American Children's Literature Recommended Reading List and Discussion Guide.

First Nations Development Institute

EDpuzzle. Adventures in Library Land: : Booktrailers. 'First French Kiss' book leads to complaint at Taunton High School - News - The Taunton Daily Gazette, Taunton, MA - Taunton, MA. Sara Cline In the shelves of the Taunton High School Library is a book with a black and gray cover.

'First French Kiss' book leads to complaint at Taunton High School - News - The Taunton Daily Gazette, Taunton, MA - Taunton, MA

The picture on the front shows a face, too close up to tell whether it is the face of a girl or boy. But one thing you can tell is that the person is getting ready to kiss someone as their eyes are closed and their lips are puckered. MSLA Forum Newsletter - Massachusetts School Library Association. 2016 Summer Reading List. Summer Reading 2016 PDF Picture Books.

2016 Summer Reading List

Sex in the Stacks: Teenager Sex Education Information Seeking Behavior and Barriers to the Use of Library Resources. Kyle Marshall, MLIS, School Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta Marshall, Kyle. Sex in the Stacks: Teenager Sex Education Information Seeking Behavior and Barriers to the Use of Library Resources. Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults 7 (2016): n. page. Web. <Date accessed>. Abstract. “They Kind of Rely on the Library”: School Librarians Serving LGBT Students.

Shannon M. Oltmann, Assistant Professor, School of Information Science, University of Kentucky. Disability in Kidlit — Reviews, articles, and more about the portrayal of disabilities in children's fiction. Pair lauded for taking stand against library censorship - Langley Times. By MONIQUE TAMMINGA March 8, 2016 · Updated 12:00 PM Richard Beaudry and Gail Chaddock-Costello have received national accolades for their efforts to ensure school children have access to whichever library books they want to read. / submitted photos. About. 10 Tips on Starting and Running a Book Club - Reading Group Choices. How Harry Potter Became the Boy Who Lived Forever. J.K. Rowling probably isn't going to write any more Harry Potter books.

That doesn't mean there won't be any more. It just means they won't be written by J.K. Rowling. Fantastic Worlds. 25 Language Arts Graphic Organizers for You and Your Kids. Introduction Language arts graphic organizers just seem to work magic with kids. Educational Leadership:Keeping Teaching Fresh:The Teacher Book Club.

Every Single Word Spoken by a Person of Color in "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" Diverse Nonfiction Literature for Young Readers. American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL): An Inclusive Summer Reading 2015 List for Kids and Young Adults. CLELE JOURNAL – children´s literature in english language education. Picture Books to Help ELLs Access Common Core Anchor Reading Standards. In this blog post written for Colorín Colorado, ELL expert Judith O’Loughlin shares some strategies for using picture books across the curriculum with students of all ages in order to master the Common Core anchor reading standards.

Whether you live in California and identify beginning ELLs as “emerging,” or are from a WIDA state and identify these same students as “entering,” the challenge of meeting the Common Core Anchor Reading Standards is the same. It’s a daunting task to teach ELLs at this entry level as they grapple with complex text and struggle to meet the standards, as evidenced California’s English Language Development Standards principle “Interacting in Meaningful Ways.”

Because the standards focus on reading and interacting with complex text as well as addressing the importance of interaction, collaboration, comprehension, and communication of ideas, ELLs need substantial support to meet these challenges. Finding My Literary Doppelganger. ‘We Need Diverse Books Because’: An Indigenous perspective on diversity in young adult and children’s literature in Australia — The Wheeler Centre. The Vito Russo Test. Rainbow Lists « Rainbow Book List. BOTN_main. Using Comics to Teach English Language Learners. Sunday Reflections: What I Learned While Trying to Put Together a Women’s History Display — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox. The impact of dialogic book-sharing training on infant language and attention: a randomized controlled trial in a deprived South African community.

David Wiesner's Spot App. What Kids Are Reading- And Why It Matters%2C 2015 Edition.pdf. Diversity in Children’s Literature and the Legacy of Pura Belpré. Nancy Drew and Friends Online Exhibit: Introduction.