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  1. The Idaho school library impact study, 2009: How Idaho librarians, teachers. and administrators collaborate for student success

    Middle Schools With Librarian-Teacher Collaboration Obtained Higher Reading Scores Students scored highly on reading and language arts if administrators highly assessed ICT standards Scores averaged higher, if principals considered it essential for: Title ...

    admin - 12/09/2011 - 20:28 - Libraries Matter

  2. Achieving school readiness: Public libraries and national education goal no. 1

    librarians who serve preschoolers in child care promote secure emotional growth Librarians appreciate children's emotional development as reading and learning motivation Libraries become service outposts for nurturing families and children’s positive ...

    admin - 12/09/2011 - 18:46 - Libraries Matter

  3. Beginning to Read: thinking and learning about print

    Title Beginning to Read: thinking and learning about print Publication Type Book Year of Publication 1990 Authors Adams, MJ Publisher MIT Press City Cambridge, Mass. ISBN 9780262011129 ISBN Number 0262011123 URL http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/20797612 ...

    admin - 12/20/2011 - 10:29 - Libraries Matter

  4. Parental Involvement in Emergent Literacy Skills of Urban Head Start Children

    Title Parental Involvement in Emergent Literacy Skills of Urban Head Start Children Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 1995 Authors Nespeca, SMC Journal Early Child Development and Care Volume 111 Pagination 153- 80 Date Published 07/199 ...

    admin - 12/20/2011 - 09:34 - Libraries Matter

  5. Eager to learn: educating our preschoolers: executive summary

    Title Eager to learn: educating our preschoolers: executive summary Publication Type Book Year of Publication 2000 Authors Bowman, BT, Donovan, S, Burns, SM Corporate Authors National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Early Childhood Pedagogy Publishe ...

    admin - 12/13/2011 - 11:21 - Libraries Matter

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. In the middle schools, FCAT scores are higher where:

    In the middle schools, FCAT scores are higher where: There are more certified, university-trained school library media specialists and the library media center is staffed more hours per week. More materials are circulated. There are more videos in the col ...

    admin - 11/07/2011 - 15:17 - Libraries Matter

  10. FCAT and ACT scores are significantly higher where there is increased library usage

    Both high school FCAT [Florida's Comprehensive Assessment Test] and ACT scores are significantly higher where there is increased library usage (visits by individuals to the library media center). Making the grade: the status of school library media c ...

    admin - 11/07/2011 - 15:20 - Libraries Matter