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American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

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Travel Grants and Fellowships for Educators Summer is the perfect time to research and apply for a teacher travel grant. The key is to look in the right places and write a compelling application. Once you win an award, you might find yourself kayaking the length of the Mississippi River while developing a river ecology unit. Library and Information Studies (LIS) Department of Library and Information Studies Office of Graduate Admissions and Student Services Office of Admissions Welcome! I’m delighted that you’re visiting our website, and I extend my warm wishes to get in touch or visit us. We’d love to meet you and welcome you to our learning community.

School Library Journal A new "Charlie and Lola" adventure concerns canines; a middle-grade fantasy series opener that incorporates Hindu mythology; gymnastics champ Aly Raisman's biography; and a young reader's edition of Hidden Figures are just a few of this month's Popular Picks. Picture Books Child, Lauren. A Dog With Nice Ears. illus. by Lauren Child. 32p. (Charlie and Lola).

Booklist Selection Policy Revised 1999 Booklist operates under policies established by the Publishing Committee of the American Library Association. Its primary purpose is to provide a guide to current library materials in many formats appropriate for use in public libraries and school library media centers. The needs of small and medium-sized libraries receive special consideration in all selection decisions. All materials reviewed in the Adult Books, Books for Youth, and Media sections are recommended for purchase by libraries and media centers.

Valibrarian - BYOT (bring your own technology) Aug 16 2011 There’s a new slogan rapidly spreading through my school district, as well as other districts across the country: BYOT (bring your own technology). Many of us have been hoping for a more innovative and open philosophy for over five years. Access to Learning Award (ATLA) - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 2014: e-Library Nenasala Program of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s e-Library Nenasala Program is a government-run initiative to increase digital literacy and access to technology among the nation’s poorest residents living in remote rural areas. Mostly located in houses of worship and public libraries, the Nenasalas offer instruction in basic computer skills, guidance on accessing information through the Internet, and a wide variety of locally relevant knowledge to help people increase their incomes and improve their lives. Watch the Slideshow 2013: Acessa Sao Paulo, Brazil Acessa Sao Paolo is a groundbreaking program that brings high-tech tools, information, and knowledge to millions of people in Brazil’s most populous state. Designed to serve those who have no other access to computers and the Internet, Acessa gives people the opportunity to transform their lives.Watch the Slideshow

The Dignity for All Students Act New York State’s Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act) seeks to provide the State’s public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function. The Dignity Act was signed into law on September 13, 2010 and took effect on July 1, 2012. Amendments to the act are effective as of July 1, 2013 and are noted below under ***DIGNITY ACT NEWS***. The original legislation amended State Education Law by creating a new Article 2 – Dignity for All Students. Additionally, under the Dignity Act, schools will be responsible for collecting and reporting data regarding material incidents of discrimination and harassment.

Selection Tools - Collection Development - LibGuides at West Virginia Library Commission There are many sources that assist in selecting books. Among these are book reviews, “best of” and recommended title lists, and annotated bibliographies. · Book Reviews Grey House Publishing - R.R. Bowker's American Book Publishing Record Annual The annual editions of the American Book Publishing Record® represent the accumulation of the twelve (12) monthly issues of ABPR. For this 2018 edition, approximately 50,000 entries are represented for books published or distributed in the United States. The main input source is MARC data received from the Library of Congress. Entries that are excluded are federal and other governmental publications, subscription books, dissertations (unless published), and journals and pamphlets under 49 pages. Pamphlets are included if we feel that the subject matter is current and topical or important enough to be of interest to the public.

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AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Skip to main content ALA User Menu Search form A Division of the American Library Association You are at: » AASL » Learning Standards & Program Guidelines » Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Basic Selection Tools: 21st-Century Style, School Library Monthly, 2011-Dec Selecting materials for school libraries has always been a challenging task, but it has become much more complicated in the 21st Century. A school librarian at a junior high in the late 1990s could allot a certain portion of her budget for reference books, the general circulating collection, a few audiovisual materials, and newspapers and magazines. The budget of the '90s had the funds needed to support these areas. However, this is not the scenario that school librarians experience today. Selecting materials for the school library is a complex process, and one that school librarians need to plan and develop.

Selection Tools - Collection Development - LibGuides at West Virginia Library Commission There are many sources that assist in selecting books. Among these are book reviews, “best of” and recommended title lists, and annotated bibliographies. · Book Reviews Even though only a small fraction of books published are actually reviewed, the book review is one of the most important selection tools. The statewide database MasterFile Premier (WVInfoDepot) is an excellent source for finding full text book reviews.

This is a website for the American Association of School Librarians and can provide valuable resources to school librarians as well as a membership with other school librarians. by maddie1492 Mar 23

News articles about libraries and their services are constantly posted on this website. by katherineking2 Mar 19

The American Association of School Librarians offers professional development opportunites especially for School Librarians as well as a crosswalk for state and common core standards. by milburnb Mar 15

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