By Gail K. Dickinson
To accomplish the excellence of nationwide Board Certification, college library media experts face daunting demanding situations requiring exertions, educating wisdom, collaborative abilities, organizational skill, and braveness. placed a pleasant mentor on your nook! This research advisor coaches university library media experts via examination specifics. writer, librarian and educator Gail Dickinson has been at the entrance strains because the nationwide Board for pro educating criteria (NBPTS) brought library media criteria in 2000. Her paintings has helped convey the rigorous certification procedure into standpoint, resolution questions, and allay issues of these going for certification or contemplating it. even if you're contemplating nationwide Board certification, within the means of reaching certification, or are looking to remain present at the most sensible practices in instructing, this booklet is for you. during this hands-on source, Dickinson breaks down a posh and intimidating technique into pleasant, bite-sized items, and: indicates tips to start, be prepared, and remain on target with checklists, information, and routines; outlines confirmed techniques to collaborative guideline, literature appreciation, and integrating know-how; and highlights functional how you can record accomplishments, a serious requirement. even if used as a workshop advisor, for reference or self-study, this available consultant prepares present applicants (and these within the technique) to stand the Board overview adventure. it really is choked with inspiring examples and recommendation from those who were via it and will cheer you directly to good fortune.
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Org/ala/aasl/aboutaasl. 28 NBPTS and School Library Media 3 The ECYA/ Library Media Standards The NBPTS library media standards follow ▼ ▼ ▼ Print out a copy of the standards, and follow along in the text as you read this chapter. You might highlight sections of the standards in different colors. Use one color for areas in which you are confident of your knowledge and skills, and another for areas that you may need to investigate further. the same format as the standards for other subject areas.
Information skills must be integrated into instruction. There are three parts to this integration: co-planning, co-teaching, and co-assessment. CO-PLANNING Co-planning means merging the library media curriculum with subject curricula. It means serving on curriculum committees and establishing a media advisory committee to advocate for collaborative information skills instruction and the integration of the library program into all facets of the school. Co-planning happens at the curriculum development stage as well as at the point of instruction.
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