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  1. Welcome to Knowledge Quest

    Knowledge Quest (KQ) is the vehicle for school librarians to transform learning. On your quest to enhance your professional practice KQ offers breaking news, inspired blogs, and passionate conversations developing insightful professionals and stronger com ...

    MFEATHERINGHAM - 11/10/2014 - 14:51 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  2. The R.O.A.D. I Travel: A Program Model for School Libraries (archived)

    Creating a library program can be daunting regardless of an audience’s age. Developing a program for K-8 students— one that aligns with curriculum, stays on budget and keeps kids engaged — comes with a unique set of challenges. “The R.O.A.D. I Travel: A P ...

    SOSTMAN - 10/17/2014 - 10:07 - Online Learning

  3. From 0 to 60: Implement E-books in Your Library Program in 4 Weeks

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

    JHABLEY - 11/26/2014 - 08:58 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. 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 - 10/10/2014 - 12:00 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. Picturing America Programs for Children

    Join Wendy Lukehart, Youth Collections Coordinator at the District of Columbia Public Library and fellow recipients of the Picturing America collection, to learn more about how the DCPL staff has conducted successful Picturing America programs for childre ...

    brussell3 - 03/13/2014 - 15:24 - Online Learning

  6. AASL Seeks Bloggers for Knowledge Quest

    AASL is seeking bloggers for its newly expanded Knowledge Quest website. To apply, please visit www.ala.org/aasl/kq/bloggers. Responding individuals should demonstrate the ability to write a blog post of 250-500 words on a topic of interest to school libr ...

    MFEATHERINGHAM - 12/19/2014 - 10:28 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. 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 - 09/10/2014 - 12:31 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. AASL Seeks Standards and Guidelines Editorial Board Members

    AASL is looking for a dynamic group of school librarians to serve on an editorial board responsible for the evaluation and revision of the association’s learning standards and program guidelines. Members of all facets and levels of the profession are invi ...

    MFEATHERINGHAM - 12/05/2014 - 09:10 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. Explore Inquiry Process Models with the Nov/Dec 2014 Issue

    The theme for the November/December 2014 Knowledge Quest is Inquiry. Inquiry continues to play an important part in curriculum and standards in schools across the country. This issue outlines the different inquiry models currently available and how inquir ...

    MFEATHERINGHAM - 11/20/2014 - 13:58 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. Take a Closer Look at School Library Trends and Foundations with the Sept/Oct 2014 Issue

    The September/October 2014 Knowledge Quest theme is Trends and Foundations: A Closer Look. School librarians have a multitude of issues to deal with in their schools and in their school library programs. This issue examines those areas that the busy schoo ...

    MFEATHERINGHAM - 11/20/2014 - 13:57 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

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