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  1. LAUSD Doubts that Seasoned Teacher-Librarians Can Teach

    By Beverly Goldberg “There’s no better use of limited funds than paying attorneys to harass educators who’ve devoted their lives to helping our children,” Bennett Tramer of Santa Monica, California, said in a letter published May 17 in the Los Angeles Tim ...

    admin - 04/25/2013 - 10:48 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Fundamentals of Collection Assessment

    This six-week online course introduces the fundamental aspects of collection assessment in libraries. The course is designed for those who are responsible for or interested in collection assessment in all types and sizes of libraries. The course will intr ...

    admin - 07/15/2014 - 12:30 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. The Accidental Public Library Technology Trainer

    Accidental technology trainers find themselves unexpectedly responsible for technology training—in labs, classrooms, or one-on-one with users or staff. Every library is providing some kind of technology training these days. Even if you are just answering ...

    admin - 05/30/2014 - 11:23 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  4. From 0 to 60: Implement eBooks in Your Library Program in 4 Weeks

    Navigating the world of eBooks has been a difficult but rewarding journey for the North East Independent School District. There are many eBook vendors looking to provide content to school libraries, but how do you know which one is best for you? This cour ...

    JHABLEY - 04/17/2014 - 09:09 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. Design for Understanding Meets the 21st Century School Librarian

    The course is designed to introduce participants to the Understanding by Design Curriculum framework. Known as the Backward Design model, this framework is unique in that it begins with the end in mind. Rather than planning from an activity-centered focus ...

    JHABLEY - 04/17/2014 - 09:05 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  6. Making a Place, Making a Case for Read-Alouds: A Powerful Teaching Tool for Literacy

    When is a read-aloud more than a great story? When it also ties in critical thinking skills. In this 4-week e-course, participants will learn how to infuse literacy skills while continuing to share the passion and power of a great read-aloud. The culminat ...

    admin - 04/17/2014 - 09:08 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. Inquiring Minds Want to Know: Infusing Literacy Skills into the Inquiry Process

    Inquiry and literacy – are they one and the same or complementary processes?  Participants explore different inquiry models and how literacy can be instilled throughout. Course Objectives Understanding the purpose of an inquiry model. Evaluate inquiry mod ...

    admin - 04/17/2014 - 09:09 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. The Path to Collaboration: Making It Happen

    This course is designed to help school librarians identify and analyze the factors that contribute to successful collaboration with teachers. Topics covered include: the culture of the school, the role of the school librarian, qualities of successful lead ...

    admin - 04/17/2014 - 09:07 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. Secrets of the Seal: The Michael L. Printz Award

    For the past decade, YALSA has honored excellence in Young Adult Literature through its Michael L. Printz Award. Each year a committee of YALSA members scours the publishing world, seeking out the latest YA books that exemplify literary excellence. Join Y ...

    admin - 04/16/2014 - 17:09 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  10. Navigating the Divide between Teens and Tweens

    The role of the young adult services librarian and the school librarian is constantly changing and evolving. Increasingly, young adult and school librarians are being called upon to serve both teens and tweens. How can librarians navigate the divide betwe ...

    admin - 04/16/2014 - 17:01 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

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