Technology and the School Library

Author: Odin L. Jurkowski
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810874497
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In this revised edition, Jurkowski provides an overview of the types of technologies used in school libraries, from traditional low-tech options to the latest developments, describing how the school librarian interacts with and works with the technology. Major topics covered in this volume include information resources in the school library, the different varieties of educational software available, resources available via the web, and the importance of creating a school library web site. This book also addresses tools that can be used in classrooms and technology administration: everything from automation and filters to security on student computers and security systems in general.

Enhancing Teaching and Learning

Author: Jean Donham
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 1555708870
Format: PDF, Mobi
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It is important for school librarians to consider the expertise of classroom teachers, the position of school administrators, and the beliefs and values of the community at large. Striking the balance between collaboration and leadership is a key to successful implementation of an effective library program.

Library 101 A Handbook for the School Librarian 2nd Edition

Author: Claire Gatrell Stephens
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 161069452X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This professional primer provides the blueprint to help you create a school library program, covering all aspects of library management such as budgeting, eBook use, purchasing, and teacher collaboration. Advice and strategies from experts in the field will help you master collection development, library administration, recruitment, and staffing. • Covers all aspects of library administration, including operations, technology, and resource management • Helps new or experienced school librarians find ways to launch or elevate their programs • Provides valuable resources for implementing a quality library program • Features lesson plans using Common Core State Standards • Includes short sidebar articles from noted experts in the school library field and tips from experienced librarians

Technology for the School Librarian Theory and Practice

Author: William O. Scheeren
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1591589010
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The world of the school librarian has changed significantly over the past ten years with the proliferation of technology into all phases of education; this book attempts to address these issues. • Lists features that should be included in a school library web page • Provides a chronology tracing the development of technology in school libraries • Offers an illustration of network topologies • Includes questions for research/further study in each chapter

Dictionary for School Library Media Specialists

Author: Mary Maude McCain
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563086960
Format: PDF, Docs
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This dictionary provides a single source of definitions for the language specifically associated with your profession. It covers all the basic terminology-words, phrases, and acronyms-that you need for the daily operation of a K-12 school library media center. There are terms related to librarianship and publishing, technology, awards, organizations, celebrations, and more. A must-have professional tool and ready-reference you'll use again and again.

Social Media for School Leaders

Author: Brian Dixon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118388895
Format: PDF, Kindle
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How to create an effective social media strategy for a school or district School leaders may be familiar with social media in their own lives, but many still need help in effectively using social media in their professional practice. In this book, Brian Dixon, an expert in social media in education, offers detailed descriptions of the best online tools available today and provides step-by-step instructions for using them to move a school community from awareness to advocacy and from feedback to collaboration. Offers school leaders everything they need to implement social media throughout their campus and their communities Contains expert advice for creating a sustainable social engagement strategy Features screenshots and examples from schools and individuals who are using social media to the best effect This important resource can help savvy school leaders shift their leadership strategy from communicating to connecting.

New on the Job

Author: Ruth Toor
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838909249
Format: PDF, Docs
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A guide for first year library media specialists covers such issues as developing a personal philosophy, time management, dealing with technology, and meeting standards.

The School Librarian as Curriculum Leader

Author: Jody K. Howard
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440844070
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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. • Includes charts, tables, models, and discussion questions to aid school library professors • Provides strategies for developing, aligning, and evaluating curriculum • Features specific process examples for effective collection development • Explains both horizontal and vertical curriculum mapping