21st-Century Learning in School Libraries

21st-Century Learning in School Libraries

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Ever since the initial release of the AASL's Standards for the 21st-Century Learner, School Library Monthly magazine has consistently focused on providing librarians with the information and strategies they need to help students achieve those standards. Now from the pages of that magazine comes a collection that no school library or librarian should be without. 21st-Century Learning in School Libraries: Putting the AASL Standards To Work brings together the ideas and methods of leading school librarians and educators across the nation, all focused on meeting the new standards. The book begins with a survey of 21st-century learning documents and an examination of how learning has changed for today's student. It offers a wide range of articles--over 90 in all--in a series of chapters on key themes, a vision for successful school libraries, inquiry, collaboration, assessment, reading, and pedagogical strategies. Each chapter has an introduction, discussion questions, and promotional and advocacy strategies.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 375 pages
  • 213.36 x 281.94 x 25.4mm | 1,247.37g
  • Libraries Unlimited
  • Santa Barbara, CA, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1591588952
  • 9781591588955
  • 1,118,626

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"Eleven thematic chapters cover 21st-century learning standards, 21st-century learners, envisioning a vibrant library media program, the 21st-century school library media specialist, reading, inquiry-based teaching and learning, assessment, collaboration between library media specialists and classroom teachers, creating a toolkit of instructions strategies, and sample elementary and secondary lesson plans. Suitable for use in preservice classes, in practitioner study groups, or as a reference for individuals." - Reference & Research Book Newsshow more

About Kristin Fontichiaro

Kristin Fontichiaro is clinical assistant professor at the University of Michigan's School of Information, Ann Arbor.show more

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