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General Resources for Teachers
Resources older than 2017 appear on a separate page.
AASL. "National School Library Standards Crosswalk with ISTE Standards for Students and Educators." standards.aasl.org, AASL, 2018.
AASL. "Your School Library in the Learning Community." standards.aasl.org, AASL, 2018.
Alexander, Patricia A., and Lauren M. Singer Trakhman. "The enduring power of print for learning in a digital world." Conversation, 3 Oct. 2017.
Bailey, Nancy. "Poverty & Reading: The Sad and Troubling Loss of School Libraries and Real Librarians." Nancy Bailey's Education Website, 21 Apr. 2018.
Burns, Tom. "The Difference a School Librarian Can Make, According to One Dad." Brightly: Raise Kids Who Love to Read, Penguin Random House.
Cleaver, Samantha. "The Loss of School Librarians Is Hurting Kids (and Teachers)." We Are Teachers, 11 July 2019.
Ferlazzo, Larry. “Response: ‘Just as School Libraries Have Changed, So Have School Librarians.’” Q&A with Larry Ferlazzo in Edweek.org, 11 Aug 2020. “What are some “best practices” for school librarians and/or for how teachers work with school librarians?”
Ford, Anne. "Front-Loading Literacy: Laundromat Reading Initiatives Bring Together Books, Bubbles." American Libraries, 1 May 2019.
Frenette, Liza. "Librarians Play Pivotal Role In Keeping Students on Track, Helping Avoid the 'Summer Slide.'" NYSUT News, New York State United Teachers, 22 June 2018.
Gregory, Jamie. "Collaborating With Your School Librarian: Ten ways to work with your highly trained colleagues in the library to enhance literacy instruction." Edutopia, 30 July 2018.
Gurdon, Meghan Cox. "The Secret Power of the Children's Picture Book: Even Infants get Profound Cognitive and Behavioral Benefits from Sharing a Vivid Story." Wall Street Journal [New York City], 18 Jan. 2019.
Hand, Dorcas. "10 Reasons to Know and Use Your Child's Texas School Library." TASLTalks, Texas Association of School Librarians, Feb. 2019.
Hand, Dorcas. "Stronger Together: School Librarians and Teachers." ATPE Blog, Association of Texas Professional Teachers, 12 Apr. 2018.
Harper, Amelia. "The benefits of collaborating with school librarians." Education Dive, Industry Dive, 26 Sept. 2018.
Heath, Chip, and Dan Heath. "10 Big Ideas: The Secret to Student Engagement." EdWeek, 10 Jan. 2018.
Hunt, Jonathan. "Advocate This, Not That!" School Library Journal, 2 Jan. 2018, . Equity and access, not reading. Curriculum and instruction, not information literacy. College and career readiness, not ed tech. Universal Design for Learning, not collection development.
Hutchinson, Elizabeth. "Why Do Teachers Need School Librarians? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself." Libraries, Schools, Social Media and Lots More..., 7 Nov. 2017.
ISD Editorial Board. "Editorial: Support Our K-12 School Librarians." Iowa State Daily [Ames], 6 Apr. 2017.
Kachel, Debra. "Who should teach our kids the difference between real and fake news? Our librarians." Penn Live, PA Media Group, 10 Feb. 2017.
Kagan, Oleg. "7 Insidious Myths About Libraries and Reading (the first two kill me)." Medium, EveryLibrary, 19 Oct. 2018.
Kebede, Laura Faith. "Why One Memphis Principal Reads Bedtime Stories to Students via Facebook Live." Chalkbeat, 15 July 2019.
Lamonico, Melissa. "I also think it is time to stop pretending schools are worried about their student's reading skills if they do not make a full time certified librarian with a budget and support a priority #ReadingSummit." Twitter, 18 July 2019, 8:57 AM. Image quote: “Access to a full-time, degreed school librarian increases students’ test scores, closes the achievement gap, and improves writing skills.” (Lance, 2012).
Long, Cindy. "Not Your Grandfather’s School Library." NEA Today, National Education Association, 6 Dec. 2017.
McDonald, Melissa, and Melanie Roy. "Why the School Nurse's Office Should Have a Well-Stocked Library." Nerdy Book Club, 10 June 2019.
Meyer, Susan. "School Libraries – More Important than Ever." Tech Notes, TCEA, 12 Apr. 2017
Mills, Jill. "NJ State Teacher of the Year Advocates for School Libraries." TAP into Denville (NJ), 4 May 2019.
Moran, Mark. "A “To Be” List for School Librarians." Blog, SweetSearch, 9 Nov. 2017.
Moreillon, Judi. " Literacy Matters Every Day." Tucson.com. Arizona Daily Star, 6 March 2019.
Morgan, Jonathan. "How Do Librarians in Schools Support Struggling Readers?" National Assn for the Teaching of English (UK), 7 July 2019.
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