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Reimagining Library Spaces Transform Your Space on Any Budget by Diana Rendina Reimagining Library Spaces Transform Your Space on Any Budget

With the advent of modern technologies and the rise of participatory and active learning pedagogy, the traditional school library model is no longer as effective as it once was. Reimagining Library Spaces helps librarians rethink the library space, including the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2018

Becoming a Media Mentor A Guide for Working with Children and Families by Claudia Haines, Cen Campbell, Association for Library Service to Children, Chip Donohue Becoming a Media Mentor A Guide for Working with Children and Families
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The role of the youth services librarian has expanded to include the realm of digital media. Supporting children's literacy now means serving as a media mentor. This book empowers youth services staff to assist families and caregivers as they navigate...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

Bringing Genius Hour to Your Library Implementing a Schoolwide Passion Project Program by Elizabeth Barrera Rush Bringing Genius Hour to Your Library Implementing a Schoolwide Passion Project Program

This unique book presents a practical and realistic approach to implementing a school-wide, K-12 Genius Hour program-one that can succeed regardless of budgetary and infrastructure constraints.* Provides a clear plan for implementing a school-wide genius hour program that can create...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

Create Your School Library Writing Center Grades K-6 by Timothy Joseph Horan Create Your School Library Writing Center Grades K-6

The inventor of the School Library Writing Center makes it easy for librarians and teachers of kindergarten through sixth grade learners to provide highly effective writing instruction.* Presents practical, actionable guidance for creating and maintaining a School Library Writing Center...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Full STEAM Ahead Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics in Library Programs and Collections by Cherie P. Pandora, Kathy Fredrick Full STEAM Ahead Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics in Library Programs and Collections
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Written by librarians who have experience with integrating technology into all subject areas and working with teens and young adults, this book is a toolkit for youth and young adult librarians-school and public-who wish to incorporate science, technology, engineering, art,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Library Services from Birth to Five Delivering the Best Start by Carolynn Rankin Library Services from Birth to Five Delivering the Best Start

Practical guidance on setting up and running pre-school library services and understanding about early language and literacy development.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Engaging Community through Storytelling Library and Community Programming by Sherry Norfolk Engaging Community through Storytelling Library and Community Programming

This exploration of model storytelling projects shows librarians how to expand their roles as keepers of the stories while strengthening their communities.* Presents an inspirational and impassioned documentation of how storytelling can and is being used in libraries, community centers,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2017

Challenge-Based Learning in the School Library Makerspace by Colleen Graves, Aaron Graves, Diana L. Rendina Challenge-Based Learning in the School Library Makerspace
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An invaluable how-to text that details the workshop model, addresses the design challenges, and explains the best avenues for curriculum-based learning in the school library makerspace.* Explores crowdsourced research methods that lead to authentic participatory learning* Ensures that student-led workshops...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/07/2017

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Library Service to Tweens by Melanie A. Lyttle, Shawn D. Walsh Library Service to Tweens
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This comprehensive guide to tween library services begins with a developmental description of this ever-changing group and offers practical advice about materials and programming. Criteria are provided for categorizing books, music, movies and magazines as appropriate for tweens, with special...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2018

Managing the Successful School Library Strategic Planning and Reflective Practice by Lesley S. J. Farmer Managing the Successful School Library Strategic Planning and Reflective Practice

To ensure their libraries survive and thrive, school library managers need to be both responsive and proactive. Looking past the day-to-day operations of a school library, Farmer's book serves as a reality check: school libraries must align with school mission...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2018

The Newbery and Caldecott Awards A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2017 Edition by Association for Library Service to Children The Newbery and Caldecott Awards A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2017 Edition

Updated with the 2017 award and honour books, this perennial favourite gathers together the books deemed most distinguished in American children's literature and illustration since the inception of the renowned prizes. Librarians and teachers everywhere rely on this guidebook for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Leading for School Librarians There Is No Other Option by Hilda K. Weisburg, Susan D. Ballard Leading for School Librarians There Is No Other Option
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To become a truly effective leader you've got to have a plan. In her new book, Weisburg builds on her decades of experience and mentorship in school libraries to offer a carefully crafted roadmap that guides readers step by step...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/04/2017

Standards-Based Lesson Plans for the Busy Elementary School Librarian by Joyce Keeling Standards-Based Lesson Plans for the Busy Elementary School Librarian

This helpful resource provides all-new tested, standard-based lessons accompanied by reproducible handouts and easy-to-follow directions.* Furnishes tested, ready-made lessons and reproducible handouts for every grade level K-5* Provides a time-saving tool for school librarians and educators in teaching integrated information...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/04/2017

The School Librarian as Curriculum Leader by Jody K. Howard The School Librarian as Curriculum Leader

As one of the only books to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the multifaceted role of school librarians in student success, this instructional guide offers everything you'll need to develop, align, and evaluate curriculum with your library collection in mind.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/03/2017

The Many Faces of School Library Leadership, 2nd Edition by Sharon Coatney The Many Faces of School Library Leadership, 2nd Edition

Completely revised with even more contributions added by practicing school librarians, this book further examines the responsibility to lead in many areas and identifies the real-world, day-to-day application of established theory and best practices.* Emphasizes the essential role of school...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/03/2017

School Librarianship Past, Present, and Future by Susan Webreck Alman School Librarianship Past, Present, and Future

Written by eminent information professionals, this book provides insights into the past, present, and future of school libraries. It includes the history of school librarianship, the current state of school libraries, and future projections of how school libraries will impact...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/02/2017

Out of This World Library Programs Using Speculative Fiction to Promote Reading and Launch Learning by Prof. Joel A. Nichols Out of This World Library Programs Using Speculative Fiction to Promote Reading and Launch Learning

Focusing on the most compelling-and in many cases the most accessible-titles across the vast area of imaginative fantasy and science fiction literature and media, this book showcases creative ways to build on existing interest in these genres and promote reading,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2017

Guided by Meaning in Primary Literacy Libraries, Reading, Writing, and Learning by Joyce Armstrong, Ed.D, H.L.D. Carroll, Kelley Barger, Karla James, Kristy Hill Guided by Meaning in Primary Literacy Libraries, Reading, Writing, and Learning
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Using a research-based approach, this book examines the critical connections between writing and reading, and it explains how to encourage early literacy in the classroom and library.* Provides critical information that helps educators improve early literacy programs-a current need in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/12/2016

The 21st-Century Elementary School Library Program Managing for Results, 2nd Edition by Carl A., II Harvey The 21st-Century Elementary School Library Program Managing for Results, 2nd Edition
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Compact yet remarkably comprehensive, this book covers all the major aspects of school library services, from administration to instruction focused from the elementary school librarian perspective-now updated and expanded to include the latest developments in makerspaces, the Common Core, social...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/12/2016

Teen Services Today A Practical Guide for Librarians by Sara K. Joiner, Geri Swanzy Teen Services Today A Practical Guide for Librarians
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Teen Services Today: A Practical Guide for Librarians gives all library staff the tools they need to work with teens. Whether you are the teen librarian, the clerk who's been assigned to 'do something' about teens or the branch manager...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2016

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