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LIBRARIES SUPPORT LEARNING. your photo here. Libraries Open Doors. When most of us went to school, the librarian was seen as the keeper of the books who said “Shhh” all the time. But now…. Librarians Are Teachers

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Libraries support learning

LIBRARIES SUPPORT

LEARNING

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Libraries open doors

Libraries Open Doors

When most of us went to school, the

librarian was seen as the keeper of the

books who said “Shhh” all the time.

But now…


Libraries support learning

Librarians Are Teachers

Librarians are Media Specialists who support the curriculum by co-planning and co-teaching units with classroom teachers.

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Libraries support learning

The CRCS Elementary Libraries Help Prepare Students for State Tests.

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4th Grade ELA Test

4th Grade Math Test

5th Grade Social Studies Test.


Ela test preparation in the elementary libraries

ELA Test PreparationIn the Elementary Libraries

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Supporting the Writing Program


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ELA Test Prep

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Reading Comprehension Practice

Dictionary and thesaurus units with

Mrs. Hanes and Ms. Churchill’s classes.


4 th grade math test preparation

4th Grade Math Test Preparation

Decimal Unit

Combining whole numbers and decimals.

 Perfect tie in with Dewey Decimal Library

organization.

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Mrs. Smith’s 4th Grade

“I worked on teaching decimals for a week and the kids didn’t get it. When I brought them to the Library and they arranged the laminated numbers and the books, they got it. And they remembered it in June!”


Preparations for new york state social studies test

Preparations for New York State Social Studies Test

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Historical Reenactment

by Library Staff


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Social Studies Test

Prep in the Library

An exercise with state maps & charts

Research with historical photos

Essay writing practice with documents.


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The Middle School Library

Helps Prepare Students for

the New York State Tests

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The middle school library helps prepare students for the state tests

The Middle School Library Helps PrepareStudents for the State Tests

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√ELA

√ Social Studies Test


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Preparing for the ELA in the

Middle School Library

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√Reading Comprehension Practice

√Essay Writing Exercise

√Discussion of Literature


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Social Studies Test Prep

in the Middle School Library

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√Librarians and teachersusetest content to design research projects.

√ Students practice reading historical documents to prepare for DBQ’s.

√Students improve essay writing skills across the curriculum.


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The High School Library Helps Students Review for the New

York State Regents Exams

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√ Mrs. Brown’s10th grade Global History classes used Library resources to create posters on global issues.

√ The June Regents had an essay question on global issues which was easily answered by ALL students.


Libraries support learning

Library Media Specialists teach research skills, so students can find the information they need.

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Library Media Specialists select

books to meet the needs of students and teachers

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“The Library is the best source of nonfiction books in the school. The Librarian selects current and exciting factual books.” Ms. Jefferson, 5th Grade Teacher

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Elementary book talks promote reading

Elementary Book Talks Promote Reading

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Developing reading skills


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Middle School Book Talks

Promote Reading

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Book circulation in the Middle School Library DOUBLED last year!


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High School Students Read for Fun

and to Improve Reading Skills

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The High School Literary Club

Meets Regularly to Discuss Books

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Now, with the challenge of the required ELA and Math tests in every grade from 3-8, our Libraries face greater demands in providing teachers with academic support.


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Studies from 14 Stateson the

Importance of School Libraries

show that…


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More Professional Staff

More Library Materials

More Support Staff

= Better Test Scores


The size of an lmc s staff and collection is the best school predictor of academic achievement

“The size of an LMC’s staff and collection is the best school predictor of academic achievement.”

“The instructional role of the library media specialist shapes the collection and, in turn, academic achievement.”

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Keith Curry Lance, The Impact of School Library Media Centers on Academic Achievement


Libraries support learning

“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”

-- Walter Cronkite

Created by Joanne Parnes Shawhan, 2005


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