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The Guide
Carl A. Harvey II
Over the course of three summers, I had the chance to travel abroad with a group of educators. Each trip I learned something from the other educators on the trip. But, the most important person with us on each of those trips was our local guide. Read More
Management Matters
As librarians it is vital for us play our part to assure that underrepresented voices are seen and heard by our students; to seek out and promote books that shine a light on what life is like for young people in our schools and around the world. Here are five ways you can encourage your students to engage with diverse books.
Setting the Standard
Teaching learners how to locate, access, and use information ethically and responsibly can feel like an arduous task. Using the "AASL Standards Framework for Learners" provides the structure for adding the necessary road signs to the information superhighway.
All Access
Having the books is not enough. We must embrace our entire collections and make sure that everyone who comes in can find the books that represent them. Inclusive book talks and displays are a huge first step. Building relationships with our readers is essential.
Using Online Resources to Teach Information Literacy
Online resources are not just for conducting research. They are also excellent instructional tools for teaching information literacy skills. Read More
Moving beyond Computerized Reading Promotion
This is the story of how nearly two hundred students read more than six thousand titles in seven months, voluntarily and without ever having to take a quiz. Read More
Surveying Genrification and the Results
My research study looked at whether there was a correlation between genrefication and book circulation. Did circulation increase because the library was genrefied? What are the advantages of genrefication? Read More
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