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Answering Questions about Youth and Access to Library Resources. Responding to a Concerned Adult If your library serves youth, you may find that you need to respond to a concerned adult — such as a parent, guardian or board member — about resources and services in your library.

Answering Questions about Youth and Access to Library Resources

This document is designed to help you explain how and why your library selects the resources it provides. Library Privacy Guidelines for Students in K-12 Schools. Introduction Libraries face a number of challenges in protecting the privacy of users, especially students in elementary, middle, and high schools.

Library Privacy Guidelines for Students in K-12 Schools

200 Purged. School Librarians Explore Their Role as Education Leaders. By Shelley Diaz, Kiera Parrott, Karyn M.

School Librarians Explore Their Role as Education Leaders

Peterson, and Chelsey Philpot on November 19, 2013 Several thousand school library professionals from around the country converged in Hartford, CT, November 14–17 for the 16th National Conference of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL). During the event—themed “Rising to the Challenge”—media specialists explored their evolving and expanding role as education and technology leaders through such shared learning activities as concurrent sessions; an intense, late-night “unconference,” in which the informal discussion topics were chosen by the participants; and an elearning commons that offered continuous how-to learning.

Teaching Information Literacy Skills. Best Websites for Teaching & Learning. 200 Purged. Measuring the Impact of Information Literacy Instruction: A Starting … Teaching Information/Research Skills in Elementary School. This post title is “Teaching Information/Research Skills in Elementary School”, but this post is as much for adults and older students.

Teaching Information/Research Skills in Elementary School

Many adults are overwhelmed with the quantity and new kind of media that is available and accessible through technology. Older students in High School and College might not feel overwhelmed, but have never been taught how to navigate, evaluate, save and retrieve the information that they are seeking. How and what kind of information skills do we need to start teaching in elementary school, that will grow and expand with our students as their grow older? What do teachers need to know in order to introduce and guide their students in a criticalefficienteffectivelysafeethical way as they navigating through the sea of information available? We need to help students develop these kind of information skills: locating informationevaluating informationlearning from informationusing (remix) information All About Explorers is well thought through. Reactions tend to vary.

S.O.S. for Information Literacy. How Universal Design Will Make Your Library More Inclusive. When it comes to making libraries and other environments accessible for people with disabilities, the focus tends to be on meeting accessibility requirements set forth in laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

How Universal Design Will Make Your Library More Inclusive

While this is certainly an admirable and necessary goal, retrofitting spaces, programs, and services to work for individuals with disabilities is generally less effective and inclusive than adopting Universal Design, from the preliminary planning stages to the final product. Originally conceived of by Ronald L. The 10 Best States For Teachers - pg.1. Blackboard Learn. The Evidence-Based Manifesto for School Librarians. If school librarians can’t prove they make a difference, they may cease to exist Every fall, School Library Journal hosts a national Leadership Summit that brings together a mix of school librarians, administrators, other educators, researchers, and university professors, as well as policy makers and elected officials.

The Evidence-Based Manifesto for School Librarians

While the topics change, the Summit always focuses on an issue of critical importance to school librarians. Our goal? To jump-start the conversation and create a ripple effect throughout the profession. The 2007 Leadership Summit, “Where’s the Evidence? Much of what follows draws upon the Summit’s closing session, which Todd led. Evidence-based practice in school libraries hasn’t emerged out of nowhere. The fusion of learning, information, and technology presents dynamic challenges for teachers, school librarians, administrators, and students in 21st-century schools. Multiple types of evidence. Do Not Let Your Children Watch Peppa Pig – Psychologists Warn Parents. A study conducted by a group of experts at Harvard University found that Peppa Pig is one of the major causes of autism among children.

Do Not Let Your Children Watch Peppa Pig – Psychologists Warn Parents

This animated movie has achieved great success. There are numerous toys, t-shirts, and many other things with this character. The question is: Is this character good for children? The answer is NO. Résumés - Library and Technology Jobs - LibGuides at The Florida State University. How My School Library Embraces Social Emotional Learning. Cellucci (bottom left) with a student-led book discussion groupPhoto courtesy of Anita Cellucci Creating a space that is judgment-free has always been high on my list of ways to make a library welcoming, comfortable, and safe.

How My School Library Embraces Social Emotional Learning

When I was a child, I visited the public library daily after school and inhaled the smells, the silence, and all that was represented in the space—knowledge, freedom, and predictability. School Library Management. Resources for School Librarians - Index Policy Manuals and Other Management Tools Procedures Manuals - Guidelines for writing a school library procedures manual from the Alaska School Library Handbook.

School Library Management

A manual for developing policies and procedures in Australian School Library Resource Centres - or in the school libraries of other countries. This by the Australian School Library Association. This is a pdf download. Up to Top. Digital publishing rubric. Bloom's Digital Taxonomy. This is the introduction to Bloom's Digital Taxonomy.

Bloom's Digital Taxonomy

The different taxonomical levels can be viewed individually via the navigation bar or below this introduction as embedded pages. This is an update to Bloom's Revised Taxonomy which attempts to account for the new behaviours and actions emerging as technology advances and becomes more ubiquitous. Bloom's Revised Taxonomy describes many traditional classroom practices, behaviours and actions, but does not account for the new processes and actions associated with Web 2.0 technologies, infowhelm (the exponential growth in information), increasing ubiquitous personal technologies or cloud computing.Bloom's Digital Taxonomy isn't about the tools or technologies rather it is about using these to facilitate learning.

Outcomes on rubrics are measured by competence of use and most importantly the quality of the process or product. For example. Key Resources This infographic links Blooms Digital Taxonomy to the communication spectrum. Applying.