School Libraries are Nurturing Environments
Ford, Anne. "Front-Loading Literacy: Laundromat Reading Initiatives Bring Together Books, Bubbles." American Libraries, 1 May 2019.
Jones, Jami, Editor. “Caring Is Essential.” Knowledge Quest, vol. 40, no. 5, May/June 2012.
Jones, Jami. Dropout Prevention through the School Library: Dispositions, Relationships, and Instructional Practices. School Libraries Worldwide, 15. 2(200): 77-90.
LaGarde, Jennifer. "Where Are The 'Normal' Books?" Adventures of Library Girl, 30 May 2019. Recently, a friend of mine (who I won’t name here, but who is a librarian I greatly admire) shared her frustration related to a request she received from a teacher who was looking for some book recommendations.
Pine Grove Middle School at ESM. [East Syracuse Minoa] "It's National Library Week! Pine Grove Librarian Sue Kowalski and Associate Principal Ashleigh Wilson appeared on News Channel 9's Bridge Street Live to talk about school libraries and how they support learning in the classroom. Libraries help students safely and effectively get the information they need in a time when they have technology at their fingertips! Check out the interview. [citation below]." Facebook, 11 Apr. 2019.
VIDEO Jadran, Farah. "Pine Grove Middle School Focusing on Anti-Bullying, Putting End to Cyberbullying.LocalSyr.com, WSYR Channel 9, 6 Mar. 2018.
Plemmons, Andy. "Power of Student Voice." School Library Connection August 2016.
Public Library Association (PLA). "Family Engagement." ALA, 2018.
Stivers, Julie. "Building Inclusive Libraries Youth-driven Frameworks and Initiatives Are Key to Welcoming All Students." American Libraries, 3 June 2019.
Terada, Youki. "The Science Behind Student Stress." Edutopia, 24 Aug. 2018. A new study shows how a growth mindset helps students cope with academic setbacks.
Turek, Tanya. "This Is What Being an Elementary School Librarian Means to Me Today." Brightly: Raise Kids Who Love to Read, Penguin Random House. “Building a culture of literacy by way of creating a space where books and reading partner with collaborative play and community is what being a librarian — and book lover — means to me today.”
Whaley, Monte. "Letting Boys Read What They Want Can Help Boost Lagging Language Scores, Colorado Educators Say." Denver Post [Denver CO], 31 Aug. 2018. Education sec.