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Weeks 1 & 2 (and beyond): Standards and Frameworks (*= Key reading)

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School Librarian Role Pandemic Resources and Chart 200713. NYCSLS Translation of Practice for School Librarians (1) AASL Learning Library. CSL Statement SchoolLibraries Pandemic. CAEP: Revised Standards (Spring 2022) *It All Fits Together: The New National Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries. Marcia A.

*It All Fits Together: The New National Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries

Mardis is associate professor and assistant dean, Interdisciplinary Research and Education, in the College of Communication and Information at Florida State University (FSU) in Tallahassee. A longtime member of AASL, Marcia is chair of the Standards and Guidelines Editorial Board. Among her recent honors were receiving the 2016 FSU College of Communication and Information’s Leadership Builder Award, a 2016 Michigan Association for Media in Education President’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Profession, and several research and teaching awards from FSU. Mary Keeling is district supervisor of library media services for Newport News (VA) Public Schools where she has led development and implementation of a district-wide inquiry process model. *AASL Learner Framework Spread. *AASL ReadingtheStandards OnePager 2017. Leading Learning – Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada. Evaluation Checklist.

AASL National School Library Standards Archived Webinars. NYS Information Fluency Continuum. Standards at Your Fingertips: AASL Standards Mobile App for School Library Educators. What Exactly Are the School Librarian Preparation Standards? You might have seen a press release from AASL back in November about the newly approved ALA/AASL/CAEP School Librarian Preparation Standards.

What Exactly Are the School Librarian Preparation Standards?

And you might have thought, “What is this? Another new set of standards?” Sometimes all the different sets of standards can be confusing. These standards are different; they are used to guide school librarian preparation programs preparing future school librarians for Master’s degrees that include school library licensure. If you think back to your Master’s courses, you might have seen AASL professional standards embedded in the course syllabus or assignments. Over the next two years, school librarian preparation programs seeking national recognition will be transitioning to these new standards. The new standards were developed over a two-year period through the work of the AASL-CAEP Coordinating Committee. ALA AASL CAEP School Librarian Preparation Standard 2019 Final. AASL Position Statements. Skip to main content Position Statements The following position statement is currently under review to align with the National School Library Standards:

AASL Position Statements

AASLCAEP Standards At-a-Glance Summary. ISTE Standards. AASL Standards Web Portal: Accessing Standards and Support Resources. In depth look at the 2018 aasl standards. *National School Library Standards (Home) *AASL Standards - Standards Structure.

*Something Familiar and Something New: Unpacking the Standards. Drs.

*Something Familiar and Something New: Unpacking the Standards

Elizabeth Burns and Marcia Mardis discuss the new standards. Did you get your copy of the new standards yet? I must tell you that I am officially excited about them. While I was at the conference, I attended the “AASL ESLS Research Symposium.” The purpose of the symposium was to get an overview of the standards and how they apply to research in school librarianship. Here are some of my takeaways from the session that I will keep in mind as I review my materials. The standards are written to reflect both formal and informal learning environments.Three approaches are addressed with applicable domains and competencies. Here are some additional features that I liked about the standards: Here are a few ways that you can get familiar with the new standards and the resources included in them. *AASL Standards Framework for Learners (pamphlet) *Shared Foundation Infographics - National School Library Standards (Click on each Shared Foundation)

AASL Persona Profiles (PDF) AASL Educator OnePager 2017. Stuck on Standards? The AASL National School Library Standards were published a little over one year ago.

Stuck on Standards?

Many school librarians have been implementing the standards in practice since, and many school librarians are just getting started in their implementation process. However, some librarians may be stuck on standards,, unsure where to start or what the standards look like in practice. The standards are designed to be a progression of competency rather than a skill set. This means that each Key Commitment can be integrated at each grade level; however, the outcome will be different depending on the grade level, subject, materials, and student make-up.

In order to provide a guide for educators new to using these open standards, I’ve included some examples of what a lesson could look like. AASL Standards Framework for Learners I.B.1: Learners engage with new knowledge by following a process that includes using evidence to investigate questions. Lesson Synopsis. *AASL Standards – Evolved and Familiar. Common Beliefs - National School Library Standards. Presentation Templates - National School Library Standards. Web Banners - National School Library Standards. Print Templates - National School Library Standards. National School Library Standards. AASL Message Boxes. Learners Interpret the Shared Foundations - National School Library Standards (Videos) On the Horizon Marcia Mardis & Mary Keeling on Standards Background and Common Beliefs. Calendar - National School Library Standards. The AASL Standards Web Portal: Accessing Standards and Support Resources (Webinar)

Kathy Mansfield is the library media/textbooks consultant for the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and served as a member of the AASL Standards and Guidelines Editorial Board.

The AASL Standards Web Portal: Accessing Standards and Support Resources (Webinar)

Kathy was an elementary school librarian in Kentucky for 19 years before joining KDE. She is on the boards of both the Kentucky Association of School Librarians (KASL) and the Kentucky Library Association (KLA), as well as on the leadership team for the Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL). Kathy was the 2015 recipient of the James A. Nelson Library Advocacy Award (KY Library Association), a two-time winner of the Award of Merit (KY Association of School Librarians – 2012, 2015), and the recipient of the 2002 Jefferson County Outstanding School Media Librarian Award. An episode of KY Afield Radio on which she was the guest won the 2016 Jesse Stuart Media Award from the KY Association of School Librarians. Information Skills Instruction. Resources for School Librarians - Index Menu for This Page: National Standards | State and Province Standards | School District Standards | Information Literacy National Standards The 2017 AASL School Library Standards - The new standards have now been published, and they may be purchased at the ALA store.

Information Skills Instruction

They are expensive. A Planning Guide for Empowering Learners With School Library Assessment Rubric - "a program evaluation, planning, implementation and advocacy tool that will ensure school library program planners go beyond the basics to provide goals, priorities, criteria, and general principles for establishing effective library programs. " AASL_Infographic_FINAL.pdf. New Jersey Student Learning Standards. New Jersey Student Learning Standards In 1996, the New Jersey State Board of Education adopted the state's first set of academic standards called the Core Curriculum Content Standards.

New Jersey Student Learning Standards

The standards described what students should know and be able to do upon completion of a thirteen-year public school education. Over the last twenty years, New Jersey's academic standards have laid the foundation for local district curricula that is used by teachers in their daily lesson plans. Revised every five years, the standards provide local school districts with clear and specific benchmarks for student achievement in nine content areas. Developed and reviewed by panels of teachers, administrators, parents, students, and representatives from higher education, business, and the community, the standards are influenced by national standards, research-based practice, and student needs. The most recent review and revision of the standards occurred in 2014. NYC: InformationFluencyContinuum. ISTE & Librarians.

New ISTE Standards for Educators Highlight Librarians’ Role. Educators should continually participate in professional learning, advocate for equitable access to technology, and model positive and ethical use of technology, according to the Empowered Professional qualities named in the International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE) newly revised and updated Standards for Educators.

New ISTE Standards for Educators Highlight Librarians’ Role

ISTE CEO Richard Culatta introduced the standards during the opening keynote session at the ISTE 2017 conference in San Antonio in June. Organized into the two categories—Empowered Professional and Learning Catalyst—the newly updated standards shift from the previous Standards for Teachers, which emphasized supporting student learning with technology, to focusing on the roles of educators in “using technology to empower learners.” As Learning Catalysts, educators should be collaborators, designers, facilitators, and analysts, according to the standards. In these roles, they are expected to collaborate with other educators as well as students. For Coaches. Standards For Educators. 2b Advocate for equitable access to educational technology, digital content and learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of all students.

Standards For Educators

Equitable access: When all students have access to technology needed for learning and to culturally relevant curriculum and resources regardless of race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, gender identity, sexuality, ability, primary language or any other factor that might hinder or unfairly advantage one student over another. Educational technology: Devices, apps, webs resources, internet access, technology support and other digital tools used to deepen learning. Digital content: Digital content may include open educational resources (OERs); digital media and podcasts; digital curriculum, including culturally relevant curriculum; news and other websites; and digitized original or historical resources such as newspapers, virtual field trips or virtual reality (VR) software and devices.

ISTE Librarians Network. Manifesto for 21st Century Teacher Librarians. Editor’s Note: This article was originally published as a Tag Team Tech column on It has been reprinted and reproduced numerous times and in many places. We are making it available here to ensure that all of our readers have seen it. Manifesto for 21st Century Teacher Librarians By Joyce Kasman Valenza October 2010 A couple of summers back a young school librarian, fresh out of library school, asked a very honest question at one of our state retreats: We’re all doing different stuff.

Well into the 21st century, it is clear that the concept of modern teacher librarian practice is not clear. What I know for sure is that if the Joyce who graduated from library school in 1976 (and again with a school specialty in 1988), heck, if the Joyce from the 2007/2008 school year, were to visit my library today, she would be stunned by the differences in my/our practice. Latest Study: A full-time school librarian makes a critical difference in boosting student achievement.

Future Ready Librarians™ - Future Ready Schools. Future Ready Librarians. Future Ready Librarians poster.