Category Archives: School Libraries, LIBR 233

LIBR 233 Semester Reflections on School Libraries and Challenges


LIBR 233 due Nov. 28.- Dec. 4 Reflect on the semester readings, discussions, assignments, etc. Has your vision changed? What are you looking forward to implementing in your school library program? What worries you about the profession? (Jobs, isolation). What … Continue reading

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Advocacy for the School Library


    What is the role of advocacy in the school library? To whom should you apply advocacy efforts? Why? In investigating advocacy efforts, what do you see that you like? What challenges are facing school libraries?     One role of … Continue reading

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Reflection: What is the mission of the modern school library?


3. What is the mission of the modern school library and how do the mission’s relate to the common beliefs?  After class discussion, and your thoughts last week how have your reactions to the common beliefs changed (maybe they haven’t).  … Continue reading

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Reflections on Library Censorship


5. Discuss the issues surrounding intellectual freedom, censorship, selection, and in loco parentis in school libraries.  Do not restrict your comments to print format only, and consider how long standing programs (such as AR, or highly restrictive filtering) may play … Continue reading

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Reflections on The New School Librarian, LIBR 233


“What is in a name? Over the last 25 years (probably longer) the title of School Librarian has morphed from school librarian to media specialist to teacher librarian. In Canada and California, and maybe other places we are officially teacher … Continue reading

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Reflections on the AASL’s Standards for 21st Century Learners


for LIBR 233, due September 18, 2010 Here is the link to the Standards so that you can read them yourself. There is far too much fodder here to comment on everything. Some of my reflections on the first major … Continue reading

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Memories of School Libraries Past due 9/4, LIBR 233


Describe your current understanding of the role and mission of school libraries.  What are/have been your experiences with school libraries and how has this colored your understandings of what a school library is and should be?  My understanding of school … Continue reading

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