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  1. School Library Ebook Business Models

    Creating licensing partnerships that work By Christopher Harris, Ric Hasenyager, and Carrie Russell Much attention has been paid to library lending, the availability of ebook titles that public libraries can purchase, and the business models associated wi ...

    ssinharoy - 06/10/2014 - 20:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Knowing What Readers Need

    Done right, Common Core teaches texts, not tests By Ernie Cox The era of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in American education carries both promise and peril. Pundits readily discuss varied perspectives about CCSS in everything from traditional journal ...

    bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:13 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Get Thinking! Making the Most of Your Library Time

      See How to Challenge and Engage Learners, Expect More, and Support Academic Achievement This generation will grow up and run the world, so let's get them thinking! The educational paradigm is shifting requiring us to move from rote and recall to ri ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 15:39 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. Strike Gold! Support CCSS by Mining Free Nonfiction Resources at the NEH and the National Archives

      In response to the CCSS, educators across subject disciplines are being asked to increase access to selections of literary nonfiction and informational texts. Resources from the National Endowment for the Humanities and from the National Archives and Re ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 12:38 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. Solving for X: Using Technology to Enhance School Librarians’ Collaboration with Math Teachers in the Era of CCSS

      The CCSS for Mathematics (CCSS-M) value inquiry, interdisciplinary connections, and integrating technology—positioning school librarians as critical collaborators for mathematics teachers. However, such collaborations are rare and challenging. By triang ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 12:33 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  6. School Librarians as Rigor Raisers: Practical Approaches to Rigorous Learning

      Raise some rigor! School librarians are key components of efforts to propel students to achieve at high levels. This session addresses the school librarian’s role as it relates to rigor and provides practical approaches to creating more rigorous learnin ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 11:38 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. Nothing Like the Real Thing: Answering the Call for Primary Sources in K-12 Classrooms

      School librarians play a critical role in implementing the CCSS; this presentation underscores the librarian’s role as valued collaborative partner in this endeavor. Participants explore the use of primary-source material in instruction to support the g ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 11:19 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. How Did Pluto Get Demoted? Transliterate Reading and Writing Push Students to Analytic Opinions

      This session is designed to help educators learn to incorporate transliteracy into the way they teach. How can students begin to analyze resources more deeply as they work to understand some of the really big questions about our fast-changing knowledge ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 16:53 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. Principal-Librarian-Teacher Teams Who REALLY DO Collaborate to Meet Standards!

      A school team demonstrates how to successfully developing and delivering collaborative classroom instruction integrating the Partnership for 21st Century Skills’ framework, AASL’s learning standards, and the CCSS. Participants learn about the model deve ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 16:33 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. It's True! Excellent Nonfiction for Children

      In this era of CCSS, school and public librarians need to develop a repertoire of new, appealing nonfiction titles. The presenters, school librarians and cochairs of Connecticut's new Elementary Nutmeg Book Award for grades 2 to 4, inform attendees ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 16:03 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)