This guide is intended to introduce the students in Professor Apfelbeck's Education 201 course to the role and responsibilities of school librarians to the larger educational programs in K-12 schools.
Role of the School Librarian/Media Specialist
Smith, E.G. (2006, Jan.). Student Learning Through Wisconsin School Library Media Centers Case Study Report. Prepared for: Division for Libraries, Technology and Community Learning. Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
A study of five high-performing school library media centers in Wisconsin public schools. Information gathered from interviews/questionnaires given to students, principals, and teaching staff. Results used to identify best-practices.
"Information literacy has progressed from the simple definition of using reference resources to find information. Multiple literacies, including digital, visual, textual, and technological, have now joined information literacy as crucial skills for this century." The booklet provides instructional standards for these multiple literacies, usually taught by school librarians.
A list of links on the AASL wiki about the career of school librarianship.