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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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