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School library services 21

School Library Services 21

Building a 21st Century Library Program

NYC School Library System

NYC DOE, Division of Teaching and Learning

Office of Curriculum, Standards and Academic Engagement


Professional development

Professional Development

Session 3

Information Access and Delivery

  • NYC School Library System

  • NYC DOE, Division of Teaching and Learning

  • Office of Curriculum, Standards and Academic Engagement


Please read things that keep us up at night by joyce valenza and doug johnson

Please readThings That Keep Us Up at Night by Joyce Valenza and Doug Johnson

How do the issues raised in this article impact collection development, your approach to reading motivation and a 21st century library program?

Keep this question in mind as we go through the day ---

NYC School Library System

NYC DOE, Division of Teaching and Learning

Office of Curriculum, Standards and Academic Engagement


Information access and delivery

Information Access and Delivery

  • Collection Development

  • Integrating Technology and Reading Motivation


Collection development

Collection Development

  • Needs Assessment

  • Weeding

  • Collection Development Policy

  • Challenged Materials

  • Selection Tools

  • Purchasing


Conduct a needs assessment

Conduct a Needs Assessment

  • Purpose of the collection

  • Use of the collection

  • Alignment with school curriculum

  • Interest

  • Appropriate

  • Needs of the school community

  • Age of the collection


Weeding

Weeding

  • M = Misleading; factually inaccurate

  • U = Ugly; book is worn and torn, in disrepair

  • S = Superseded by a newer edition (think of almanacs, etc.)

  • T = Trivial; of no real discernable value

  • I = Irrelevant to the needs and interests of your community

  • E = Elsewhere available


Challenged materials

Challenged Materials

  • Instructional materials in classroom vs. library materials

  • Defined process helps during a crisis

  • Have evidence (i.e. professional review, curriculum, etc.) to back up purchasing decisions

  • Review ALA Intellectual Freedom Toolkits and AASLs Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights


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Collection Development Policy

  • Protects against challenges

  • Provides framework for developing a quality collection

  • Purchases based on sound professional reviews or professional recommendations


Selection tools

Selection Tools

  • Magazines and Journals

    • School Library Journal, Horn Book, Booklink, VOYA, etc.

  • Specialized Reviewing Sources

    • NCTE, NCST, NCTSS, Wilsons, etc.

    • Bank Streets Best Childrens Books of the Year

    • American Association of School Librarians

    • Association for Library Services to Children

    • Public library book lists


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Electronic Selection Tools

  • Books-in-Print 2.0

  • BowkersFiction Connection

  • BowkersNon-Fiction Connection

  • SLS Portaportal.com


What is the famis library module flm

What is the FAMIS Library Module (FLM)?

  • NEW ordering procedure and tools for library personnel to build collection lists and place orders.

  • Expected Dates of Release: Week of January 11-15.

  • The purchasing portal will incorporate functions of Books in Print 2.0 and the FAMIS Portal.


Who are the contracted library material jobbers

Who are the contracted library material jobbers?


Who are contracted sole source vendors

Who are contracted sole source vendors?

Examples:


Who are contracted magazine vendors

Who are contracted magazine vendors?

  • Allini Magazine Company

  • Island Magazine

  • EBSCO Subscriptions

  • WT Cox


Books in print 2 0

Books in Print 2.0


Faq s

FAQs


Bip 2 0 home page

BIP 2.0 Home page


What should i do to prepare for the new purchasing portal

What should I do to prepare for the new purchasing portal?

  • Obtain a FAMIS User ID to access the FAMIS Library Services Ordering Tool when it is launched.

  • Register for a Webinar with DCP at http://www.learningtimes.net/dcpwebcasts.

  • Explore Books in Print 2.0 at http://www.booksinprint2.com.


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Activity: Your annual library allocation is $2,500. How will you spend your annual budget? First, create an annual budget of expenditures. Then develop a list in Books in Print 2.0 using the collection development tools we reviewed.


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Enjoy your lunch!


Reading motivation

Reading Motivation

  • What is reading motivation?

  • How is it different from reading instruction?

  • What is the special role of the library program and the librarian?


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WHY?

We have libraries filled with books, yet many students who enter our media centers are aliterate; they have the ability to read but choose not to. Learn best practices for reaching these students. The number of aliterate students far outnumber the number of illiterate students in the later grades.

Patrick Jones, Author


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Reading ability is positively correlated with the extent to which students read recreationally.

National Center for Education Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/


Reluctant readers say

Reluctant Readers say:

"I don't read because it is boring." --boy, age 15

I usually don't read because it gives me headaches trying to focus my eyes on the words. boy, age 14

I don't really have time to read during school days and I don't really know which books are worth reading. girl, age 15

Adapted from Power Point presented by Patrick Jones at AASL 2005


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These teens did not develop their attitude toward reading overnight.

We need to catch our students in elementary and middle school and nurture them as readers.


What attracts reluctant readers

What attracts reluctant readers?

  • Non-fiction (especially boys)

  • Graphics

  • White space

  • Freedom of choice

  • Thin (no page number requirements)

  • Audio books

  • Magazines

  • Online format

  • Web 2.0 Social networking


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Online Book sites

Graphic Novels

Magazines

Teaching Books


Reading issues to consider

Reading issues to consider:

  • Gender

  • English Language Learners

  • Reader Behavior

  • Teacher Behavior

  • Technology

  • School Climate

  • Skill Development

  • Confidence

Adapted from Reading and the Secondary School Library Program by Pam Berger, 2008

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Reflect:

  • What are the common elements present among all of the reading issues?

  • What common strategies can be used to address these issues?

  • What is the librarians role in addressing these issues?

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Your task

Your Task:

  • Choose an issue: Gender, ELL, Reader Behavior, Teacher Behavior, Technology, School Climate, Skill Development, Confidence

  • Discuss (in your group)

    • What is the reading issue?

    • What strategies/methods have worked? Brainstorm new strategies

    • What is the role of the librarian in addressing the issue?

  • One person from each table share out.

Berger, 2008

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Reading motivation techniques

Reading Motivation Techniques

Take various forms . . .

  • Whole school

  • Small group

  • Individual


Reading motivation techniques whole school

Reading motivation techniques - Whole school:

  • Contests

  • Competitions

  • Student reviews

  • Author visits

  • Celebrations

  • Displays


Reading motivation techniques small group oriented

Reading motivation techniques Small group oriented:

  • Booktalks

  • Book clubs

  • Readers theater

  • Puppets


Reading motivation techniques aimed at individual student

Reading motivation techniques Aimed at individual student:

  • Spur of the moment (fly-bybooktalks)

  • Connecting YA book to classic title

  • Next in series advice

  • If you liked this, you might like . . .

  • Movie to book connection

    Links inPortaPortal lead to sites that give book lists based on the above criteria plus many more.


Reading and technology

Reading and Technology

  • Engages students

  • Brings library program into 21st Century

  • Utilizes need of students to be social, to connect to peers

  • Helps create community

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Reading and technology1

Reading and Technology

  • Wikis

  • Blogs

  • Podcasts

  • Audio books

  • Wordle

  • Comix

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Reading and technology2

Reading and Technology

  • Book trailers

  • Shared book reviews

  • Author motivational sites

  • TeachingBooks.net

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Wikis

Wikis

  • Teachers Guide to Wikishttp://www.teachersfirst.com/content/wiki/

  • Collaborative

  • Editable

  • Easy to set up and use

  • Can trace contributions

  • Free Wiki programs:

    • http://www.wikispaces.com

    • http://pbwiki.com

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    Blogs

    Blogs

    • Self-expression

    • Real-life writing experience

  • Why Let Our Students blog

    http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=838&title=Why_Let_our_Students_Blog_

    • Better than a book report

      • A running commentary

      • More personal than a book report

  • Free Blog-hosting Sites

    • WordPresshttp://wordpress.org/

    • Bloggerhttp://blogger.com

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    Podcasts

    Podcasts

    • Interviews

    • Commentary

    • Oral skills

  • Podcasting sites:

    • http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

    • http://voicethread.com/#home

      • Collaborative podcasting

      • http://voicethread4education.wikispaces.com/Library

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    Audio books

    Audio Books

    • Support different learning modalities

    • Allow challenged readers to participate

    • Help English Language Learners with English

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    Wordle and comix

    Wordle and Comix

    Wordle: http://www.wordle.net

    • A fun way to provoke thinking outside of the box

    • Accentuates frequent words (concepts?)

    • A different way to arrange a presentation

      Comix: http://makebeliefscomix.com

    • Students create own comic strip

    • Another way to do a final project

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    Book Trailers

    Book Trailers:

    • YouTube Book Trailers

    • Digital Book Talk (University of Central Florida)

      http://digitalbooktalk.com/

    • One True Media

      http://www.onetruemedia.com/otm_site/view_shared?p=7e2298c79f1fbe0c280791


    Shared book reviews

    Shared Book Reviews

    • Book Hive: http://www.bookhive.org

    • TeenReads: http://www.teenreads.com

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    Author motivational sites

    Author Motivational Sites

    • Guys Read: http://www.guysread.com

    • Read Kiddo Read: http://www.readkiddoread.com

    • TeachingBooks.net:

      http://teachingbooks.net

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    Things to consider when planning reading motivation activities

    Things to consider when planning reading motivation activities:

    • Who is the target audience and what are the reading issues that need to be addressed?

    • What kind of activity?

    • How does this activity connect with whats currently going on in the school?

    • What are the materials that you need?


    Things to consider when planning reading motivation activities1

    Things to consider when planning reading motivation activities:

    • Estimated cost (if any)?

    • Where will the money come from?

    • Who are the other key players involved in rolling this activity out?

    • What impact do you expect to see and how will you measure it?

    • How will you brand it or make it stick?

      • Tween to Teen

      • New Yorkers Read


    The portaportal has many helpful sites for reading motivation

    The PortaPortal has many helpful sites for reading motivation:


    Reading motivation activity

    Reading Motivation Activity:

    • Plan two reading motivational activities:

      1. Plan a small group activity

      2. Plan a school-wide campaign

    • Integrate some use of technology into each of the activities

      • Use this time to explore the sites I have introduced you to

    • Share with group


    Today s students need to go beyond the traditional information literacy skills

    Todays students need to go beyond the traditional information literacy skills.

    And this means teachers will have to stretch as well!


    Is the time right for you

    Is the time right for you?

    • May not be ready right now

    • But need to know what is out there

    • Dont plunge ahead just to be ahead

    • But do think about how you could use one of these techniques to teach better

    • Start slowly; choose one

    • When have reached comfort level on one, consider another technique


    Thanks for coming

    Thanks for coming

    • Please complete the evaluation before you leaveI hope these sessions have been beneficial.

    • Please make sure to schedule a visit.

    • Dont hesitate to e-mail me with questions.

    • Use NYCSLIST to request help from your colleagues and share information.

      See you March 10th!


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