School Library Media Month 2009
"Worlds Connect @ your library"
School Library Media Month 2009 spokesperson
"To school library media specialists everywhere: thank you for your dedication to picking the right books for the right kids. Your expertise is critical – you are the front line. Your passion is my passion and I salute the work you do to get more and more kids loving books and reading."
Connect to JAMES PATTERSON
Public Service Announcements (PSAs) by James Patterson
Idea: make the public service announcement a part of your school's broadcast system every day in April!
Worlds Connect @ your library: Activities and Resources
Connect the students and teachers at your school to a world of resources to celebrate School Library Media Month! A world of virtual connections including literature, professional organizations, technology, and community toolkits await you.
- Songs by Jim Cosgrove are a musical way to celebrate the work of school library media specialists:
Worlds Connect @ your library: Advocacy
Invite legislators to your school library during School Library Media Month.
Worlds Connect @ your library: Professional Development
Learning4Life webinars available during School Library Media Month
On Wednesdays during School Library Media Month, AASL offered webinars on the four strands of the Standards for the 21st-Century Learner - skills, responsibilities, dispositions, and self-assessment strategies. The objective of these webinars is to help school library media specialists implement and integrate the standards into their school's programs.
School Library Media Month 2009 Committee
Melissa Johnston, Chair
Charmaine V. Walker
Melissa Jacobsen, Staff Liaison