School Libraries Transform Learning is a newly-released digital supplement of American Libraries.
The magazine features articles from prominent members of the profession, and is designed to open conversations on the multiple ways librarians can transform the learning in their schools.
The digital magazine is accompanied by a great infographic, shown below, complete with figures and quotes on the role school librarians have in making education better.
School libraries provide equitable physical and intellectual access to the resources and tools required for learning in a warm, stimulating, and safe environment.
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School Libraries Transform Learning
The school library-focused digital supplement of American Libraries contains articles and extras, including:
A guest editorial from ALA President Courtney Young, ALA Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels, AASL President Terri Grief and AASL Executive Director Sylvia Knight Norton titled “School Librarians: Leaders Transforming Teaching and Learning”;
“’I’m an Expert’: School Libraries Build Enthusiastic Learners” and “Reimagining Advocacy for School Libraries” written by Barbara Stripling an AASL and ALA past president and assistant professor in the school of information studies at Syracuse University;
“’Do Kids Even Use the Library Anymore?’ Parents Discover the Importance of School Libraries” written by Kay Wejrowski, school librarian at Swan Valley High School in Saginaw, Michigan, and 2013 recipient of AASL’s National School Library Program of the Year Award;
“Creating Coalitions: School Librarians Partner with Parents, Teachers to Forge New Path,” showcasing successful partnerships between school librarians, parents and teachers;
“Building Advocacy before a Crisis” written by AASL Past President Nancy Everhart, professor at Florida State University’s School of Information, and Marcia Mardis, associate professor at the same;
Quotes from notable authors Jeff Kinney, Jarrett Krosoczka, Carmen Agra Deedy, Laurie Halse Anderson, Caroline Kennedy and Mo Willems on why school libraries matter.
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