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Vision of the Future

  1. 1. 21 st Century Library Vision of the Future Project Kathy Chmelyk
  2. 2. <ul><li>School Library 2.0 is about creating a participatory, social, user-centered environment rich with technology that is focused on interactivity and collaboration. This transformation must be based on one primary goal - student success. </li></ul><ul><li>SLJ Library Leadership Summit, 2006 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Library Image Technology Collaboration KEY ELEMENTS
  4. 4. Vision Statement <ul><li>The vision of the FLESS School Library is to be a place rich in resources, expertise and possibilities, where students are free to discover, ponder, and question. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Key Element #1: Collaboration
  6. 6. <ul><li>According to Mary J. Johnson, “The most effective collaborative relationships honor the library media specialist as a technologist, information intermediary, and instructional leader, and the teacher as a content and classroom management expert.” </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>My role as the Teacher-Librarian will be an effective one in which I work “closely with individual teachers in the critical areas of designing authentic learning tasks and assessments and integrating the information and communication abilities required to meet subject matters standards.” </li></ul><ul><li>Information Power: Building Partnerships for Learning American Library Association 2009 </li></ul>
  8. 8. What can I do for you? <ul><li>provide equal access to information </li></ul><ul><li>• teach how to find and analyze information from many sources </li></ul><ul><li>• train students to use library computers </li></ul><ul><li>• act as a link to other libraries </li></ul><ul><li>• assists in the research process </li></ul><ul><li>• prepare students to be lifelong learners </li></ul><ul><li>• locate current research information </li></ul><ul><li>• support the curriculum with additional </li></ul><ul><li>resources </li></ul><ul><li>• promote reading </li></ul><ul><li>• collaborate with teachers to plan, teach, </li></ul><ul><li>and evaluate instruction </li></ul>
  9. 9. Collaboration ideas <ul><li>Team teach lessons with teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Help with lesson planning. </li></ul><ul><li>Teach lessons while teachers observe and learn techniques. </li></ul><ul><li>Show teachers how to integrate Web 2.0 into classroom activities. </li></ul>
  10. 10. New Collaboration Tools <ul><li>GoogleDocs </li></ul><ul><li>Flikr </li></ul><ul><li>Voicethread </li></ul><ul><li>Animoto </li></ul>
  11. 11. Key Element #2 Technology
  12. 12. 21 st Century Librarian Librarians are also bloggers, IT professionals, database managers, technology mavens; 100 Awesome UTube Videos for Librarians
  13. 13. Web 2.0 in the Library <ul><li>Market books using Library Thing </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Library Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Create a book club wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Start a Digital Library using sites such as Google Books, International Children’s Digital Library </li></ul><ul><li>Consider purchasing ebook readers such as Sony Reader and Kindle </li></ul><ul><li>Create digital booktalks or book trailers </li></ul><ul><li>Screen savers promote great reads </li></ul>
  14. 14. Key Element #3 Library Image The library is not just a place to get stuff, it is also a place to get and share stuff. Valenza
  15. 15. In order to stake its claim as the “Intel Inside” of the school, the digitally re-shifted library must keep moving into new curriculum areas, as we have done or at the very least forge new ground in math and science, all while continuing to support our traditional programs. Christopher Harris
  16. 16. Rethinking the Collection <ul><li>Audio books </li></ul><ul><li>E books </li></ul><ul><li>Playaways </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Access from multiple locations </li></ul>
  17. 17. Lending <ul><li>Flash drives </li></ul><ul><li>Microphones </li></ul><ul><li>Flip cameras </li></ul><ul><li>E book readers </li></ul><ul><li>I Pods/MP3 players </li></ul><ul><li>Laptops </li></ul>
  18. 18. Hosting Telecommunication Events <ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Video Production </li></ul><ul><li>Storytelling- producing and presenting </li></ul>
  19. 19. Copyright/Information Ethics <ul><li>Creative commons licensing </li></ul><ul><li>Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education </li></ul>
  20. 20. Resources <ul><li>AASL. (2009). Standards for the 21st century learner. </li></ul><ul><li>Asselin, M, and R Doiron. &quot;Towards a Transformative Pedagogy for School Libraries.&quot; School Libraries Worldwide . 14.2. 9 Apr 2010 <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Besser, Howard. “ The Shape of the 21Century Library”. March 18 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Harris, C. “School Library 2.0: Say good-bye to your mother’s school library.” 17 March 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Johonson, J. Mary Library Media Connection, v27 n4 p26, 28-30 Jan-Feb 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Valenza, Joyce Kasman. “Manifesto for 21st Century Teacher Librarians.” Informationfluency. 17Mar 2010. Web. 10 Apr 2010. <'re+a+21st+century+librarian+if+.+.+. </li></ul><ul><li>Valenza, Joyce Kasman, . “12 ways K-12 Librarians Can Teach Social Media.&quot; School Library Journal (2009): n. pag. Web. 10 Apr 9 2010. < >. </li></ul>