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School Library Annual Reports: Connecting the Dots Between Your Library And Student Learning (Shared by Allison)

School Library Annual Reports: Connecting the Dots Between Your Library And Student Learning (Shared by Allison)
My last principal used to call May "the month of mayhem." And for good reason. In the northern hemisphere anyway, May means warmer weather, antsy students (and teachers), testing, testing (and more testing), and a rapidly approaching end to yet another school year. For me, however, May also meant the creation of my annual report. Why in the world would I want to add this to my already full end of year plate? Assuming others know what you do is stupid silly. As part of this process, I shared several examples of school library annual reports in multiple formats - some are documents, some are webpages and some are videos. After reviewing each of the reports, I asked the librarians to give each a grade (A-F) based on the following question: how effective is the report in conveying the scope of work being done in the library AND how that work impacts students? As you might expect, there were a wide variety of grades along with lots and lots of dialogue. Related:  Annual (or other) reports safariAnnual Report

Lisa S. Claymont Library Year End Review Future Ready Librarians This past summer at the ISTE and ALA annual conferences, Future Ready Schools announced a new framework for Future Ready Librarians. Led by Bill Bass and continuing the work started by Dr. Marty's commitment to Parkway Schools becoming Future Ready, the Parkway librarians' professional development for the past year has focused on how to apply this initiative to drive the direction of our libraries. In this annual year-end report, I will focus specifically on how I used Future Ready Librarians initiatives during our most recent year in the Claymont library. Additionally, information will be included from my Year 3 Student Surveydetails from my time spent on Parkway's Library Program Evaluation Teamhow I am including Parkway Cares in our library program We have continued to grow the use of our makerspace as a collaborative space. Another way we have built community in our library is by adding puzzles and a chess board. "I was really creative. Julie Boatner

CybrarianJenn : Flipping my library into the... Annual report What difference has your library and its services made to student learning? What were the year’s highlights and which areas need future development? How do you know? For each area of content you include in your report, you'll need evidence gathered over the course of the year. Keep your intended audience in mind while you’re writing the report. The following topics are a guide. Rationale for your school library Summarise the library's role in supporting your school’s vision for student learning. Library guiding documents Highlights of the past year Share the main highlights of the year — celebrate your successes! Library statistics Summarise key information about how students, teachers, parents or whānau and your school community use the library: Developing readers Show how your library has contributed to the building of a school-wide reading culture. Strategies to engage students as readers Inquiry learning and digital literacy Role of library in supporting inquiry Collection management Staffing

PDHS 2016-2017 end of year report (Rebecca B.) More information PDHS 2016-17 EOY Library Report | Piktochart Infographic Editor Find this Pin and more on End of Year Library Reports by Sedgwick Library. Tags End Of Year Library Ideas Editor Infographic Info Graphics Infographics PDHS 2016-17 EOY Library Report PDHS 2016-17 EOY Library Report | Piktochart Infographic Editor End Of YearLibrary IdeasEditorInfographicInfo GraphicsInfographics Saved by Piktochart Similar ideas Newsletters for the School Library: EDITABLE Find this Pin and more on Public Library by Eclectic Niche for Women. Library Themes Library Book Displays Library Activities Library Decorations Children's Library Learning Activities Library Organization Library Boards Find this Pin and more on Library by Kathryn Orsi. Library Skills Library Books Library Games Library Week Library Science Mrs. Find this Pin and more on Mine by Kim Lee. Reading Logs Teacher Librarian Library Programs Dr Seuss Activities Libraries Book Reviews Bookmarks Printables What others are saying Mrs. What's Upstairs Google Search Website

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 Share this page: Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Print Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Standards for the 21st-Century Learner offer vision for teaching and learning to both guide and beckon our profession as education leaders. Rights and permission on the use of the learning standards. Downloading & Ordering You can download the Learning Standards as an eight-page full-color pamphlet: You can also purchase the learning standards in packets of 12 from the ALA Online Store. Prices are $13.50 for members; $14.95 for non-members. *This publication complements the Standards for the 21st-Century Learner in Action and Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Programs. © 1996–2015 American Library Association

Advocate for your school library program with an annual report. As school libraries are winding down at the end of the school year, collecting overdue books, weeding old equipment, and getting ready to shutter the doors for the summer, this is the perfect time for school librarians to think about drafting an annual report. Even though we are busy with end-of-year tasks, the time is ripe to reflect on the year as a whole and think strategically about next year. First, let’s start with why… Annual reports are a great reflection tool that help school librarians think critically on their practice, celebrate accomplishments, and plan ahead. They are also are an excellent way to advocate with stakeholders and advocate for more support or funding. Administrators like to see data, so take this opportunity to gather some figures, especially if you are asking for more funding. What should be in an annual report? There is no template per se, but you should tailor your annual report to meet your school’s needs. Some suggestions: Share, share, share! Like this:

MJS Library News (from our own Karen!) Thank you! Your involvement and support of our library and its activities have helped get the 2018-19 school year off to an energetic start. September & October 2018 -- What's new? Check out this newsletter for information in the following categories:Classes in the LibraryPlanning for collaborationSharing your reading lifeSigning up for the libraryBuilding your classroom libraryLibrary Circulation Ideas for Collaboration Not sure how to collaborate? Let me know if you want to try any of these ideas for taking learning beyond the four walls of our classroom. Ready to plan? Share your reading life with students #MJSReads Would you like to help students see the many forms that reading takes in the lives of adults? If so, please send me: A bitmoji of you reading (mushroom, other bitmoji, or any image of your choice)The title of the book(s)/ magazines / websties / newspapers, etc. you are reading ...and I will gladly print out a mini-poster to display by the door to your classroom. Graphic novels

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