Curriculum Connections Through the Library

 
 
Libraries Unlimited Inc (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 30. Oktober 2003
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 256 Seiten
978-1-56308-973-2 (ISBN)
 
Written by well-known educators and school librarians, this book explores educational principles and research as it connects national curriculum trends to current library practice.
New
  • Englisch
  • Englewood
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  • USA
ABC-CLIO
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Höhe: 238 mm
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  • Breite: 152 mm
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  • Dicke: 19 mm
  • 408 gr
978-1-56308-973-2 (9781563089732)
1563089734 (1563089734)
BARBARA K. STRIPLING is currently Director of Library Programs for New Visions for Public Schools, a local education fund in New York City. She has been a classroom teacher of English and drama, a school library media specialist for grades K-12, Library Power Director in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and a Director of Instructional Services for the Fayetteville, Arkansas, public schools. She is the auhtor or editor of three books: Braistorms and Blueprints: Teaching Library Research as a Thinking Process, Libraries for the National Education Goals, and Learning and Libraries in an Information Age: Principles and Practice. She is a former president of the American Association of School Librarians and is currently serving on the Executive Board of the American Library Association.



SANDRA HUGHES-HASSELL is Assistant Professor in the College of Information Science & Technology at Drexel University. In her 20-year career, she has also been an elementary school teacher, a school library media specialist, and director of the Philadelphia Library Power Project. In her current research and teaching, she focuses on resources and services to youth and the instructional role of the information specialist. She is currently co-principal investigator on a 2002 National Leadership Grant focused on understanding the information-seeking behavior of urban young adults.
List of Tables and Figures Acknowledgments List of Contributors Introduction by Barbara K. Stripling and Sandra Hughes-Hassell Building Independent Learners Inquiry-Based Learning by Barbara K. Stripling Empowered Learning: Fostering Thinking Across the Curriculum by Violet H. Harada Literacy Learning in the Elementary School: Implications for School Library Media Specialists by Donna M. Shannon Promoting Young Adult Literacy: A Role for School Library Media Specialists by Sandra Hughes-Hassell Mapping the Curriculum Librarian Morphs into Curriculum Developer by Charlotte C. Vlasis Curriculum Mapping & Collection Mapping: Otherwise Known as the Camel with Two Humps by Jo Ann Everett Teaching and Assessing Modeling Recursion in Research Process Instruction by Sandy L. Guild Assessment for Learning by Sharon Coatney Creating Collaborative Learning Communities Building Learning Communities Using Technology by Frances Jacobson Harris Role of Libraries in Learning Communities by Rebecca J. Pasco Collaboration and Leadership by Joy McGregor
"The authors of this book believe that school librarians, in collaboration with other educators, play a pivotal role in creating independent learners. They have chosen numerous, thought-provoking essays that sample existing scholarship and direct professionals in ways to affect the curriculum, collections, and collaboration across disciplines and to aid students who must perform under the scrutiny of the national standards movement....A stimulating choice for practicing librarians and students of library science."-School Library Journal "For library and education schools, and for practitioners as well."-Kliatt "Imagine having your own private coach to furnish you with a game plan and the plays for producing a winning school library program. Those contributing to this important work include some of the library world's brightest luminaries who have pooled their collection wisdom to provide sage advice and support for incorporating inquiry-based learning into all disciplines....Bottom Line: Important counsel from a cadre of experts."-Teacher Librarian "It is easy to get so caught up in the necessary details of running a busy library as to lose sight of the basic educational mission of developing independent learners. This book helps return the focus to this goal by highlighting research that shows how effective practices can give students the skills they need....The many thoughtful articles and practical examples make this a useful book for new and seasoned library media specialists. Recommended."-Library Media Connection ?For library and education schools, and for practitioners as well.?-Kliatt ?Imagine having your own private coach to furnish you with a game plan and the plays for producing a winning school library program. Those contributing to this important work include some of the library world's brightest luminaries who have pooled their collection wisdom to provide sage advice and support for incorporating inquiry-based learning into all disciplines....Bottom Line: Important counsel from a cadre of experts.?-Teacher Librarian ?It is easy to get so caught up in the necessary details of running a busy library as to lose sight of the basic educational mission of developing independent learners. This book helps return the focus to this goal by highlighting research that shows how effective practices can give students the skills they need....The many thoughtful articles and practical examples make this a useful book for new and seasoned library media specialists. Recommended.?-Library Media Connection ?The authors of this book believe that school librarians, in collaboration with other educators, play a pivotal role in creating independent learners. They have chosen numerous, thought-provoking essays that sample existing scholarship and direct professionals in ways to affect the curriculum, collections, and collaboration across disciplines and to aid students who must perform under the scrutiny of the national standards movement....A stimulating choice for practicing librarians and students of library science.?-School Library Journal

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