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School Libraries and the 21st Century. Workshop Series Spring 2010 by Alisha Marks. “Loud Librarian” (link) "Keeper of the books" library hermit. What Today's School Librarian is not. The Role of the School Librarian?. We wear many "hats"! As Teacher... As Instructional partner...

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School libraries and the 21st century

School Libraries and the 21st Century

Workshop Series Spring 2010

by Alisha Marks


What today s school librarian is not

“Loud Librarian” (link)

"Keeper of the books"

library hermit

What Today's School Librarian is not


The role of the school librarian

The Role of the School Librarian?

  • We wear many "hats"!

  • As Teacher...

  • As Instructional partner...

  • Information specialist...

  • Program administrator...


Education qualifications

Education? Qualifications?

  • Education

    • Masters degree (in New York)

    • 100 hours of field experience

    • Internship

  • Qualifications

    • NYSTCE: LAST, ATSW, and CST School Library Media

  • Eligible for National Board Certification

  • We are teachers


  • Standards

    Standards

    • New York State Standards

      • School librarians should be familiar with ALL standards

  • Standards for the 21st Century Learner


  • Fixed v flex schedules in libraries

    Fixed v Flex Schedules in Libraries

    What is a fixed schedule?

    • Usually in Elementary schools

    • Library time is usually considered a special like art, music and gym.

    • Many teachers use this time as a prep.

      What is a flexible schedule?

    • Usually in middle and high schools:

    • Library is open all day to everyone, at anytime. 

    • Composed of scheduled visits and informal visits to the library.

    • Time for teachers and librarians to collaborate.

    • Also allows time for the school librarian to do administrative tasks.


    A normal day in the life includes

    A "Normal" Day in the Life Includes:

    • Greeting students in the morning and, if you don’t have an assistant/clerk, book exchange

    • Teaching classes

    • Administrative work (ordering and processing books etc.)

    • Meeting teachers to plan lessons or help with resources

    • Help students who come in looking for resources

    • Curriculum committee meeting(s)

    • Book talking

    • Additional school activities (book club, morning news show etc.)

    • And more!


    How can we help you the teacher

    How can we help you, the Teacher?

    • Resources! Resources! Resources!

    • Collaborate on units and lessons

    • Professional development

    • Curriculum


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