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School Libraries and Their Influence on School Culture. School culture refers to the way teachers and other staff members work together and the set of beliefs, values, and assumptions they share.

School Libraries and Their Influence on School Culture

A positive school climate and school culture promote students’ ability to learn (ASCD, 2017). Students, staff, administration, and parents are influential to the school culture, but so is the facility, the history, and the community. Each component can have a positive or negative effect on the school culture, but none can take the entire credit or blame for the school culture. Together, they collectively contribute. I have worked in a handful of different schools, and each school had its own culture. Culture - Striking photos of readers around the world.

“Readers are seldom lonely or bored, because reading is a refuge and an enlightenment,” writes Paul Theroux in the foreword to the new Phaidon book Steve McCurry: On Reading.

Culture - Striking photos of readers around the world

“This wisdom is sometimes visible. It seems to me that there is always something luminous in the face of a person in the act of reading.” That luminosity appears throughout the book, whether in the bowed head of a woman at a museum in Italy or the intent expression of a street vendor in Kabul. Over the past 40 years, the Magnum photographer has amassed a collection of images showing people engrossed in the printed word. Some are more casual, like the man in front of a flaming furnace, clutching a newspaper in one hand and a cigarette in the other; others appear entranced, seemingly unaware of a pair of giant skeleton legs or an elephant leaning against them.

Planning on Renovating Your Library? Think Again. - Worlds of Learning. Think your library needs a renovation?

Planning on Renovating Your Library? Think Again. - Worlds of Learning

You might be right, but before spending unnecessary money on a major overhaul, you might want to think again. I receive inquiries all of the time from schools whose library's are not used, and thought that renovating their space was going to do the trick. Oftentimes, even with a big referendum that allows for a state-of-the-art renovation, those spaces continue to be unused. An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie. School libraries information for parents. IASL Newsletter October 2016d. Young Adult Books-What We're Reading Now. Toolkits - Teen Tech Week. As you plan for Teen Tech Week, find guidance in the following toolkits, developed by the Teen Tech Week Committee: Making in the Library Toolkit (provides materials and resources for professional development, outreach, collections, and programs to successfully integrate the Maker mindset into programs and services) NEWEvent and Activity Ideas Toolkit (great ideas to implement at your library!)

Toolkits - Teen Tech Week

Event Planning Toolkit (includes professional materials list, planning calendar & more)Publicity Toolkit (downloadable tools designed to publicize TTW in your community) Event & Activity Ideas - Teen Tech Week. Looking for activity ideas for your Teen Tech Week celebration?

Event & Activity Ideas - Teen Tech Week

Check out: STEM Resources Wiki & free STEM Toolkit, created by YALSA's STEM Resources TaskforcePublic Library Programs & School Library Programs Discussion Forums on this site. Read Alert. 367Hollingsworth Charla.