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School reform and the school library media specialist

Author: Sandra Hughes-Hassell; Violet H Harada
Publisher: Westport, CT : Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
Series: Principles and practice series (Englewood, Colo.)
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This third entry in the Principles and Practice series focuses on the role of the library media specialist as a change agent in the school. The purpose of this book is twofold: to provide insight into the role of the school librarian as change agent and to demonstrate strategies for being an effective change agent using a subset of current reform initiatives. The authors are educators, library media specialists, and  Read more...
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Hughes-Hassell, Sandra.
School reform and the school library media specialist.
Westport, CT : Libraries Unlimited, 2007
(OCoLC)676867771
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Hughes-Hassell; Violet H Harada
ISBN: 9781591584278 1591584272
OCLC Number: 123818242
Description: xxiii, 204 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: I. Librarian as change agent --
1. Change agentry : an essential role for school library media specialists / Sandra Hughes-Hassell and Violet H. Harada --
II. Partners in student achievement --
2. impact of standards-based education on school library media programs / Marjorie Pappas --
3. Teaching for understanding / Barbara K. Stripling --
4. Evidence-based practice and school libraries : from advocacy to action / Ross J. Todd --
III. Developing literacy in the twenty-first century --
5. Family literacy : the dynamic roles school librarians can play / Bonnie Mackey and Sharon Pitcher --
6. Reading the Web : the merging of literacy and technology / Elizabeth Dobler --
7. Literacy and learning in a digital world / Pam Berger --
IV. Serving diverse student populations --
8. Special education and inclusion : opportunities for collaboration / Mary Jo Noonan and Violet H. Harada --
9. Language, culture, and the school library / Denise E. Agosto and Sandra Hughes-Hassell --
V. Building professionalism --
10. real thing : authentic teaching through action research / Carol A. Gordon --
11. Professional development in communities of practice / Joyce Yukawa, Violet H. Harada and Daniel Suthers.
Series Title: Principles and practice series (Englewood, Colo.)
Responsibility: Sandra Hughes-Hassell and Violet H. Harada.
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This third entry in the Principles and Practice series focuses on the role of the library media specialist as a "change agent" in the school. Grades K-12.  Read more...

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