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Elementary LMS PD Feb 2014


Welcome Slide


  1. Curriculum Workshops:  Application deadline Friday, Feb 7th
    • K-5 Library Media Curriculum Revision |  K-12 ORMs/Slam-dunks  | K-12 Research Guide: Workshops run July 7-25.
  2. Collection Analysis & Collection Development: 
  3. BCPL Updates (see below)
  4. STAT Updates  (Summary Sheet)  S.T.A.T. Website
  5. Change 
  6. Change and US - Table talk around key questions
  7. Questions/Comments
  8. NewsELA    *Bottom of this page
  9. SURVEY:  Provide feedback for K-5 Library Media Curriculum revision; by Feb 14th please




  BCPL Updates   

Student SAIL Card Registration Form:

Marketing Resources: 

BCPL Teacher Features | Teacher Loan Card


S.T.A.T. FAQ's - What role will the Library Media Specialist play regarding S.T.A.T.? (scroll to bottom) 





7 tips for making your princpal your ally 
- from Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog





Leading In and Beyond the Library

This report from the Alliance for Excellent Education explains the key role that school librarians and libraries should play in state- and district-wide efforts to transition to digital learning, or the effective use of technology to improve teaching and learning. The report calls for district and school leaders, policymakers, and boards of education to support, encourage, and fund the evolving role of librarians and libraries as facilitators of content creation, personalized learning, and professional development. 



School Libraries: What's Now, What's Next, What's Yet to Come

crowd-sourced collection of over 100 essays from around the world about trends in school libraries, written by librarians, teachers, publishers, and library vendors. Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro and Buffy Hamilton. Foreword by R. David Lankes.  


"Reading Books is Fundamental" - a NY Times Op Ed in response to PEW poll findings on American reading habits.


The New School Library:  The Human Connection to Digital Resources and Academic Success

"Today, an intellectual “hum” is the new “quiet.” Librarians function as instructors, coaches, teachers, and cheerleaders — while all around them students and teachers engage in multiple forms of learning. To spend a day in a contemporary school library is to witness what all the research says about quality education for the 21st century — educators and students engaged in research, collaboration, communication, problem solving, creativity, and more."