Enhancing Teaching and Learning: A Leadership Guide for School Library Media Specialists
A key challenge for every library media professional is how to simultaneously be both a leader and a collaborator -- how to be both proactive in shaping instruction and responsive to users' needs and requests. Here is a step-by-step strategic plan to help you develop and implement an effective library media program by integrating it into the total education environment. Designed for both new and experienced library media professionals, Part One of this practical manual covers all aspects of the school environment: students, curriculum and instruction, principals, school district administrators, and the community. Part Two shows you how to make the school library media program an integral part of the school's instructional program through interaction and collaboration with each of these communities. Techniques and action strategies related to teaching and learning outlined in detail include collaborative planning with teachers, flexible scheduling, collection development and maintenance, literacy development, information skills instruction, and program evaluation.
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Donham is a well-known writer and scolar in the field of school and academic libraries and is the current editor of School Library Media Research. In This revision of her book that sets out the foundational principles of the school library media program, Donham integrates the new AASL Learning Standards published in 2007. Chapters are directed at the various constituents of the library media program and then turn to the program of the LMC including collaboration, information literacy, technology, literacy among other topics. This book is targeted as a textbook for those studying to become library media specialists or can be valuable as a one chapter read and discuss for a professional learning community of teacher librarians at the district level. There are a number of texts that can be used to introduce teacher librarians to the field. This one deserves a careful comparison by instructors and those at the district level who are updating their professional development to include solid ideas and issues in the filed. Highly recommended.
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a good choice for future school librarians!
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