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.
Do the words “permission” and “copyright” make you squirm? As educators and content creators, we often rely on the images, soundbites, and written words of
In this timely webinar, veteran educators Peter Adams and Jacquelyn Whiting offer practical, up-to-the-minute strategies for meeting young news consumers where they are and nudging them toward more critical
Many libraries use makerspaces to teach and engage, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, buildings have been closed and people have been distanced. So libraries did
During times of change, when learning can flux from in-person, to virtual, to hybrid, students who need the most support are usually the most vulnerable.
Problem-solving skills are required by most standards, but often they are elusive in practice. Problem-Based Learning (PBL) offers an exciting, student-centered method of developing this
Graphic novels are powerful! In a learning community, they can light up engagement while integrating and developing a variety of literacies—not to mention presenting a
By bringing together the power of the library and the social studies classroom, Jacquelyn Whiting and Drew Colati built an inquiry project that met district
by Tom Bober Compelling primary sources often have a bit of mystery and wonder about them. That makes them a perfect tool for middle and