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  1. Critical Reading and Thinking: Finding Common Ground for Coteaching

      School librarians explore how they can rise to the challenge of teaching AASL learning standards through CCSS curricula. In focus groups participants analyze an exemplary ELA lesson to identify common ground for coteaching that integrates critical readi ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 12:32 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  2. AASL 2013 Best Apps for Teaching and Learning

      The integration of mobile technology into everyday life is rapidly changing the way people function and work in the world. Ultimately, this transformation is creating a dramatically larger digital divide. Educators must seize this moment as an opportuni ...

    admin - 02/25/2016 - 15:27 - 1 comment - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  3. Using Apps and C.R.A.P. Testing to Rise to the CCSS Challenge

      Apps and Web 2.0 technologies can be everyday classroom tools that facilitate conformance with the CCSS. In this session, digital citizenship and tools to evaluate Web resources will be aligned with anchor standards; this evaluation will be conducted th ...

    admin - 02/25/2016 - 15:19 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. PBS LearningMedia™ Launches Blended Literacy Lessons

      The literacy demands on middle school students are unique and often perplexing to their teachers:  “I want to teach science (or social studies, or math)…not reading!”  PBS offers turnkey tools for middle school that support literacy in the content areas ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 16:47 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. Join the Common Core Conversation

      In a profession of isolation where districts are fortunate to have even one certified librarian in each school, school librarians must create ways to connect with one another, their colleagues, their students, their parents, and even with other educator ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 12:28 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  6. Worlds of Learning with Inanimate Alice

      Transmedia storytelling exemplifies learning in the 21st century and is why Inanimate Alice was recognized as a Best Website for Teaching and Learning by AASL. In this webinar, the digital story of Inanimate Alice guides participants as they explore the ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 15:55 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. White Paper on Educational Technology in Schools

    Download as a PDF Introduction When used appropriately, educational technology is a tool to assist with implementation of the Common Core Standards, help raise graduation rates, and prepare students for life beyond K-12 education. Technology employed in i ...

    JHABLEY - 02/05/2016 - 15:34 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. Opening the Space: Libraries as a Site of Participatory Culture

      Participatory culture is grounded in low barriers to artistic expression and allows students to be creators of content as well as pass on their experiences and knowledge to others. The Barrow Media Center is a site of participatory culture through eleme ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 16:46 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. Common Core Carpe Diem: Seize the Day on Information Integration!

      With the adoption of the Common Core Learning Standards comes a paradigm shift in both content and pedagogy. The librarian, or cybrarian, can play a vital role to assist teachers in implementing the CCSS. Technology will no longer save your job-it will ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 11:48 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)