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  1. School libraries and MCAS scores

    Schools With Automated Collections Have Higher Average MCAS Scores School library is for disadvantaged children a major source of exposure to books, magazines, and the newer media These Library Variables Affect MCAS Scores Title School libraries and MCAS ...

    admin - 12/13/2011 - 11:28 - Libraries Matter

  2. Meeting the Early Literacy Needs of Children through Preschool Outreach Storytime Programs

    Libraries Improve Chidlren's Comprehension Skills, Language Development, and Creativity Readiness for Academic Tasks has Become a High Priority for Public Schools To Enhance Literacy Development, it is Imperative that Children Interact with a Rich Va ...

    admin - 12/13/2011 - 09:29 - Libraries Matter

  3. Are they really ready to work?: Employers' perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce

    Students gain important critical thinking and career-building skills at the public library Public libraries can help high schools prepare students for college or 21st century careers Title Are they really ready to work?: Employers' perspectives on th ...

    admin - 12/13/2011 - 09:21 - Libraries Matter

  4. What Does 'Ready' Mean?

    Students gain important critical thinking and career-building skills at the public library Title What Does 'Ready' Mean? Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2007 Authors Olson, L Journal Education Week Volume 26 Issue 40 Paginat ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 11:57 - Libraries Matter

  5. The state of America's libraries

    Public libraries create a bridge for teens across the digital divide Teens are regular and enthusiastic patrons Title The state of America's libraries Publication Type Book Year of Publication 2008 Authors American Library Association (ALA) Publisher ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 11:53 - Libraries Matter

  6. Storytime Model for Large Groups: Implications for Early Literacy.

    Children's Librarians Provide Meaningful Interactions Between Young Children and Literature Library's Storytime Programs Help Families Explore Children's Material Title Storytime Model for Large Groups: Implications for Early Literacy. Publ ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 10:24 - Libraries Matter

  7. Skill levels of U.S. grads leave employers cold

    Public libraries can help high schools prepare students for college or 21st century careers Title Skill levels of U.S. grads leave employers cold Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2007 Authors Schoeff, Jr., M Journal Workforce Managemen ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 10:23 - Libraries Matter

  8. Every child ready to read @ your library

    Four elements generate excitement about the public library Libraries have helped many generations of children develop reading skills. Libraries have Opportunity to Provide Early Literacy and Learning Experiences Public libraries could have a greater impac ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 10:26 - Libraries Matter

  9. School Librarians Rock! Librarians' Powerful Impact on Literacy Development: Reflections of Teacher Candidates.

    Library-media specialists are partners with classroom teachers The librarian has helped to develop the love of books Title School Librarians Rock! Librarians' Powerful Impact on Literacy Development: Reflections of Teacher Candidates. Publication Typ ...

    admin - 12/11/2011 - 16:42 - Libraries Matter

  10. First Day of Class: The Public Library's Role in "School Readiness"

    public libraries offer positive literacy environments to children Public libraries offer positive literacy environments for young children Librarians help build the preliteracy skills underlying school readiness Libraries are an ideal place to take on def ...

    admin - 12/11/2011 - 14:26 - Libraries Matter