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  1. Student Achievement

        Finding Our Place: Librarians and Response to Intervention Does Response to Intervention (RTI) shut out school librarians or provide opportunities for them to become indispensable? This workshop invites school librarians and others to discover what RT ...

    JHABLEY - 04/24/2014 - 16:50 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  2. School Library Ebook Business Models

    Creating licensing partnerships that work By Christopher Harris, Ric Hasenyager, and Carrie Russell Much attention has been paid to library lending, the availability of ebook titles that public libraries can purchase, and the business models associated wi ...

    ssinharoy - 06/10/2014 - 20:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Knowing What Readers Need

    Done right, Common Core teaches texts, not tests By Ernie Cox The era of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in American education carries both promise and peril. Pundits readily discuss varied perspectives about CCSS in everything from traditional journal ...

    bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:13 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. It’s Time to Act

    Let’s focus on the well-being of African-American male youth By Sandra Hughes-Hassell and Casey Rawson Often statistics tell a story that spurs us to action. Consider: Only 13% of African-American male 4th graders and 11% of African-American male 8th grad ...

    bgoldberg - 02/04/2014 - 15:37 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Connected Learning and Libraries: Three Case Studies

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Lindsey Halsell Libraries are at the center of a new education methodology: connected learning. Kylie Peppler, assistant professor of learning sciences at Indiana University, Bloomington, presented the program “Connected ...

    bgoldberg - 06/29/2014 - 20:01 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Iowa Restores School Librarians’ Value

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Beverly Goldberg The Iowa Association of School Librarians (IASL) righted a legislative wrong this session by persuading state lawmakers to reverse a provision in a 2013 law that increased the per-pupil funding formula f ...

    bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:20 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. School Library Month Victory: Vermont Librarians Win Standards Battle

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Beverly Goldberg School librarians in Vermont won a standards victory early this month when the Secretary of State’s Office approved Education Quality Standards that emphasize the essential role of school librarians and ...

    bgoldberg - 05/29/2014 - 15:24 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. The Price Is Right at Unite for Literacy

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue How would you like 100 free ebooks for children, ready for immediate MARC upload to your catalog? Librarians have long known our extraordinary contribution to early literacy. And research from 2010 tells us t ...

    bgoldberg - 04/02/2014 - 10:42 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Underfunded School Libraries Fight Back

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Beverly Goldberg Advocating for school library services is a year-round necessity that becomes particularly pressing as spring approaches. That’s the season when school-district officials make their budget projections fo ...

    bgoldberg - 03/05/2014 - 16:26 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. An Original Minecraft Game in Six Weeks

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By T. J. Szafranski Valerie Hill’s students can make a polished puppet show in minutes with an iPad app. When they’re finished, they say “Now what?” In the past, students might have spent an entire day making the actual pup ...

    bgoldberg - 01/25/2014 - 16:08 - American Libraries Magazine

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