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Instructional Technology & School Library Media Program Towson University Presentation Spring Semester 2010. State Context. No Child Left Behind Thornton Commission (Bridge to Excellence – LSS Master Plans) Achievement Matters Most. Division of Instruction 4 focus areas:.
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Instructional Technology & School Library Media Program Towson University Presentation Spring Semester 2010
State Context No Child Left Behind Thornton Commission (Bridge to Excellence – LSS Master Plans) Achievement Matters Most
Division of Instruction4 focus areas: State Curriculum (SC) Maryland Assessment Program Teacher Professional Development Instructional Practice
Instructional Technology & School Library Media Merging of two programs Collaboration Joint focus
ITSLM Program Responsibilities Instructional Technology - Integration into Curriculum & Instruction - Ed Tech Program School Library Media Program MD Virtual Learning Program (MVLO) State/LSS Technology Plans MD Technology Inventory/ SLM Annual Report Accessibility Statute Master Plans
ITSLM Staffing Director Specialist in School Library Media Instructional Technology Specialist 3 MVLO Specialists Support Staff (2)
Ed Tech Program Federal Grant Program 3 part program Formula, individual competitive, partnership grants Partnerships MDK12 Digital Library Tech Literacy Consortium (TLC) Teacher/Administrator Measurement
School Library Media Program Comar/SLM Standards SLM Annual Report School Library Media SC MDK12 Digital Library Connections to Reading Connections to Technology
SLM SC – moving forward Feedback (SLM Advisory, Directors, Internal review, MASL) School systems and colleges/universities use the document in planning curriculum and in the context of curriculum/ administration courses Presentations at meetings and conferences National review /revision based on new National Standards
SLM SC – moving forward Integration/alignment of SLM SC with other curriculum areas (links and matrices created) Links to the Maryland Technology Literacy Standards for Students Interactive site (toolkit) on web
School Library Media Program Developing Connections to Public Libraries - A+ Partnership - State Library Resource Center (SLRC) Commission & Services Committee - MLC – Md. Library Consortium Monthly meetings with DLDS Grant opportunities (LSTA) - NASA - Comic Book Initiative - Other?
School Library Media Program Maryland Comic Book Initiative - lessons piloted in 6-8 schools across State - comic Toolkit for grades 3-4 with 10 lessons that reflect Maryland’s Standards and SC - evaluation study conducted by UMBC to looked at reading skills and motivational impact Future: - create lessons for upper elementary and middle schools - Look at graphic novels - web site Read more about comics and graphic novels at: http://bookshelf.diamondcomics.com/
Advocacy / Legislative Updates MLA Legislative Panel NCLB Brochures Visits by Library Community Reps. w/ Governor’s Office March 17 – proclaimed Maryland Library Day including State Legislative Reception and Visits AASL Affiliate Assembly National School Library Media Month Activities (April) “@ your library” presentations ALA Legislative Visits – June 29, 2010- funding for LSTA, Improving Literacy through School Libraries, EdTech Program SKILLS Act –“Strengthening Kids’ Interest in Learning and Libraries Act” - ESEA Reauthorization
National and State Partnerships National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) Educational Technology Policy, Research and Outreach – U of MD - C3 Institute State Educational Technology Director’s Assoc. (SETDA) Consortium for School Networking (COSN) CLICKS – Internet Safety Campaign (MD OAG) PointSmart! ClickSafe. Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Responding to Cyberbullying “Read 30 Minutes for 30 Days” (MSEA, Governor’s Office, MLA, MASL) Maryland Humanities Council • Letters About Literature • One Maryland, One Book • National History Day
MASL (Maryland Association of School Librarians) Black-Eyed Susan Cruise Conference 2010 Featuring Keynote: Jamie McKenzie Clarion Hotel & Conference Center Hagerstown, MD October 14-15, 2010 Mae I. Graham Award Maryland Library Leadership Institute Membership http://www.maslmd.org/
MSDE IT&SLM • Library Media State Curriculum http://marylandpublicschools.org/MSDE/programs/technology/library_media • Standards for School Library Media Programs in Maryland http://marylandpublicschools.org/NR/rdonlyres/EC67FB12-FE6B-464A-A2AD-D0C6307773E3/13092/SLMStandards.pdf • Code of Maryland Regulations Library Media Specialist Certification http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/comarhtml/13a/13a.12.03.03.htm Public School Library Programs http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/comarhtml/13a/13a.05.04.01.htm Library Media Administrator http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/comarhtml/13a/13a.12.04.06.htm
Work with National OrganizationsAmerican Association of School Librarians (AASL) • Work through AASL Affiliate Assembly NEW! What’s in a Name? – School Librarians http://www.ala.org/ala/newspresscenter/news/pressreleases2010/january2010/adopt_aasl.cfm New! Urban Schools Taskforce Parent Outreach Toolkit http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslissues/toolkits/parentoutreach.cfm Crisis Toolkit http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslissues/toolkits/crisis.cfm Award - Best Websites for Teaching and Learning http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/guidelinesandstandards/bestlist/bestwebsites.cfm • National Standards and Guidelines – L4L Implementation http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/guidelinesandstandards/learning4life/document/l4lplan.pdf
Essential Links: Resources for School Library Media Program Development http://aasl.ala.org/essentiallinks/index.php?title=Table_of_Contents - Intellectual Freedom - Book and Material Challenges/Censorship - Budget - Professional Periodicals - Weeding National Longitudinal Survey http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/researchandstatistics/slcsurvey/2009/slc2009.cfm#overview
Work with National Organizations – C3 (cyber safety/security/ethics) • NEW! Release of the Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online (bulkorder.ftc.gov) http://www.onguardonline.gov/topics/net-cetera.aspx http://www.onguardonline.gov/ • Work with Point Smart! Click Safe – Cable Industry Task Force http://www.pointsmartreport.org/ • NCSA – K-12 Workgroup Clearinghouse for parents, teachers, and students to come for information and tips on staying protected while using the internet. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (October 2009)http://www.staysafeonline.org/ • C.L.I.C.K.S. - Webinars w/ NetSmartz (Spring 2009) http://www.oag.state.md.us/clicks.htm • ADL – Responding to Cyberbullying http://www.adl.org/education/cyberbullying/
Read Across Maryland – “30 Minutes for 30 Days” • Partners – MSEA, Governor’s Office, MLA, MSDE, MASL • Kick-off – March 1, 2010 in Annapolis Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast – March 2 • Read Across Maryland http://www.readacrossmaryland.org/ • “30 Minutes for 30 Days” Program and Contest • Read Across America http://www.nea.org/readacross/
Coming Soon! New ITSLM Web Presence
Questions (?) For information on the Instructional Technology and School Library Media Program, contact: Jayne Moore, Director Jay Bansbach, Specialist Phone: (410) 767-0382 Phone: (410) 767-0442 email@example.com@msde.state.md.us Fax: (410) 333-2128 Fax: (410) 333-2128 marylandpublicschools.org/MSDE/programs/technology/library_media