What value statements guide school librarians as we meet challenges such as equitable access and opportunity gaps?
Although school librarians and classroom educators share values such as collaboration, innovation, and literacy as a path to school success and lifelong learning, we have a unique set of values that positively impact the entire learning community: equity, diversity, inclusion, and intellectual freedom. It takes commitment and leadership to enact school librarian core values. It also takes courage to stand up for social justice in our school communities.
SLC’s Educator Guides bring you a go-to set of curated resources, lesson plans, and author insights to help you introduce and share quality literature with
During the school year, the librarian’s role as literacy champion is well-recognized, but once the summer begins, it can be harder to make sure students have the resources and support they need to keep reading all summer long. After teacher librarian Melissa Thom witnessed this in her school community, she knew action was necessary. Melissa’s Toolkit for Joyful Summer Reading builds on her experiences and literacy expertise to help you help your students read more and stay connected this summer.
The Light of Days by Judy Batalion brings to life the incredible efforts of Jewish girls and young women who formed a resistance front in
In order to equitably serve all students, school libraries depend on a culture of inclusivity. In this article, Meg Boisseau Allison describes how the library