I worked in an Elem library for 5 years before moving to HS. To prepare for the interview I suggest you address 21st century tools/skills, research, databases, non-confrontational management styles. YA books and lit promotion is a…"
"Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld. It's a steam punk novel set at the beginning of WWI. Imagine if the Allies had amazing genetically modified beasts and the Axis had futuristic technology. There's a lot of politics mixed in here, too. This…"
"Thank you Andrew,
I have both of these titles in my library and the kids do seem to love them. I haven't read them myself, but I will pass along your recommendation to my English teachers.
Thank you for your help.
We use the classics for teaching literary elements but would like a few suggestions for currently published (last 10 years) titles that our English teachers can use with 11th grade students. The goal is to analyze for literary elements with "off the beaten path" books. Any suggestions?See More
Our district has distance learning carts in all of our building libraries: elem, middle and high schools. We are looking for ideas and specific "places/contacts" that we can visit. Your feedback is most appreciated. See More
I'm a teacher librarian & recently started a community based blog for getting boys to read - http://GettingBoysToRead.com. Please send me a friend request if you'd like to network, share ideas, and learn more about getting boys to read.
Mansfield University Scholarship Program – Begin in January 2012
In an ongoing effort to recruit a new generation of school library leaders, Mansfield University recently received a fifth Institute of Library and Museum Services (IMLS) grant to fund scholarships for its totally online School Library & Information Technologies Master of Education degree program with school library certification. If you know of an educator or non-certified librarian seeking school library certification, please pass along the news that we are still accepting applications for the spring 2012 semester.
The Master of Education program, ideally suited for working educators
with no time to drive to a university, offers a convenient and effective path to school library certification. For detailed information and contacts please refer to the Fulfilling the Promise homepage, at http://libweb.mansfield.edu/promise/, or contact Cynthia Keller, Department Chair firstname.lastname@example.org