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  1. What's the Big Idea? Science and Math at the Library for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners

    "What's the Big Idea?" emphasizes child-directed, hands-on exploration Parents reported that their children enjoyed the program Vermont Center for the Book has amassed an extensive, multifaceted bibliography “Kids love the programs, and lib ...

    admin - 12/10/2011 - 20:37 - Libraries Matter

  2. Libraries connect communities 3: public library funding & technology access study

    Public libraries create a bridge for teens across the digital divide Title Libraries connect communities 3: public library funding & technology access study Publication Type Book Year of Publication 2009 Authors Davis, D, Bertot, JC, McClure, CR, Clar ...

    admin - 12/10/2011 - 20:31 - Libraries Matter

  3. Haves, halves, and have-nots school libraries and student achievement in California

    Strength of the Association Between Library Media Specialists and Student Achievement. Library factor was a strong predictor of U.S. History scores Library program elements were significantly related to English Language Arts scores Significant positive co ...

    admin - 12/10/2011 - 20:45 - Libraries Matter

  4. Effective School Libraries: Evidence of Impact on Student Achievement

    Characteristics of 21st century education Libraries explained a positive variance in reading and language-arts Schools with the highest reading test scores have a full time librarian School library helps students' learning process Students saw the sc ...

    admin - 12/09/2011 - 20:29 - Libraries Matter

  5. Connecting British Columbia (Canada) School Libraries and Student Achievement: A Comparison of Higher and Lower Performing Schools with Similar Overall Funding

    Well-staffed school libraries are associated with high performance schools High performing school librarieshave more group visits and more circulation per week School libraries correlate to higher student achievement High performing schools have teacher-l ...

    admin - 12/09/2011 - 18:58 - Libraries Matter

  6. Information empowered: the school librarian as an agent of academic achievement in Alaska schools

    Schools spending time on cooperative planning were schools with higher-achieving students Schools which spent more time on cooperative planning had higher-achieving students Elementary schools with full-time librarians had higher test score Those elementa ...

    admin - 10/31/2011 - 10:05 - Libraries Matter

  7. An essential connection: how quality school library media programs improve student achievement in North Carolina

    Student achievement increases as the amount of money spent on print materials increases Libraries in high-performing schools spent more money on electronic access Title An essential connection: how quality school library media programs improve student ach ...

    admin - 10/24/2011 - 14:45 - Libraries Matter

  8. Check it out!: the results of the school library media program census. Final report

    Statistic Relationship Between High Reading Scores and School Media Center Budgets Schools with above average reading scores frequently have full-time media specialists Title Check it out!: the results of the school library media program census. Final rep ...

    admin - 10/24/2011 - 14:31 - Libraries Matter

  9. Library media program implementation and student achievement

    Staff-Based Library Development correlated with student achievement Library Networking correlated with student academic achievement Compliance-Related Activites Affect Student Academic Achievement Conditions for libraries to optimize the correlation with ...

    admin - 10/19/2011 - 11:19 - Libraries Matter

  10. Making the grade: the status of school library media centers in the sunshine state and how they contribute to student achievement

    High schools showed improved test scores where there was better library staffing FCAT scores are higher where: FCAT and ACT scores are significantly higher where there is increased library usage Test scores higher in elementary schools where library staff ...

    admin - 10/19/2011 - 10:06 - Libraries Matter