The beginning of the school year is a great time to think about collaborating with others to enhance the educational experience of your students and the resources offered through your school library. Below are just a few ideas on how to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders both in and outside of your building. Who do you collaborate with? Help us add to our list of ideas by sending your suggestion to firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out this post on The Elementary Librarian Community
on The Power of Collaboration!
We hear a lot about collaboration in the school library. Collaboration really is the key to creating a dynamic library program at your school. You may be asking yourself: how can I find time to collaborate with teachers when I have a fixed schedule? I'll let you in on a little secret. It's not as hard as it seems.
Full article: https://elementarylibrarian.com/the-power-of-collaboration/
Why Teachers and School Librarians Should Unite by Rachel Grover, a secondary librarian, on MiddleWeb
The skills librarians teach can enhance students’ understanding of topics already covered in the classroom. Librarians can also teach students critical skills important in every content area, such as asking good research questions, determining credible sources, searching the internet more effectively, and avoiding plagiarism when creating a project, presentation, or research paper.
In addition to teaching, there are so many additional ways librarians can enhance instruction in all content areas. For example, librarians can provide books and other resources for a unit, so if students finish their work early, they can choose one of these resources to continue learning about the topic.
Full article: https://www.middleweb.com/34240/why-teachers-school-librarians-should-unite/
This blog is a joint effort by members of the NSLA Executive Board. We hope to provide relevant information, tips and tools to help you in your journey.