a prescription for healthier school librarianship:  transforming our practice for the 21st century<br />presented by buffy...
challenges that threaten to reroute our mission<br />
Image used under a  CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/sis/131202143/sizes/l/in/faves-10557450@N04/<br />
lack of full funding and budget cuts<br />
a climate that values standardized test scores over inquiry<br />
filtering fears are debilitating to our growth<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/sziszo...
A shift in who counts as experts and the decision making model has met some hostile environments<br />
we can decide which approach we will take to these challenges<br />
we can choose to accept the lemons we’ve been handed<br />
or we can make lemonade <br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/lara604/4563393579/sizes/l/<...
“innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity - not a threat”  william pollard<br />Image used under a CC lic...
1<br />Make our practice transparent to the world<br />Image used under a CC license from http:/www.flickr.com/photos/alla...
web-based mindmap<br />
flickr<br />
youtube<br />
twitter<br />
facebook<br />
blog<br />
transparency and data<br />
transparency and data<br />
share your practice via social media<br />
embrace instructional leadership<br />
2<br />Create and nurture a participatory culture that invites conversations for learning, multiple forms of literacy, and...
inviting and engaging participation<br />cc licensed flickr photo by domesticat: http://flickr.com/photos/domesticat/25383...
sparking conversations<br />cc licensed flickr photo by Laenulfean: http://flickr.com/photos/laenulfean/2913482048/<br />
knowledge construction and creation<br />cc licensed flickr photo by Ian Muttoo: http://flickr.com/photos/imuttoo/26314669...
libraries are in the change business<br />
rethinking what “collection” means<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/hams-caserotti/343...
ebooks and mobile readers<br />
mobile computing<br />
gaming<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/sanjoselibrary/3663348736/sizes/l/<br />
digital equipment<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/skokiepl/3521970447/sizes/l/<br />
information evaluation and social scholarship via research pathfinders<br />
inquiry, engagement, and collective intelligence<br />
1.2.5 Demonstrate adaptability by changing the inquiry focus, questions, resources, or strategies when necessary to achiev...
digital citizenship and ethical use of information <br />
scaffold alternate ways of representing learning and knowledge <br />
research portfolio with Google Sites<br />
multigenre elements<br />
multigenre elements<br />
netvibes   personal learning environments and learning artifacts<br />
collaboration, leadership, and social responsibility for shared knowledge construction<br />
cloud computing:  google docs<br />
diigo:  group bookmarks<br />
evernote<br />
blog comments<br />
3<br />Build your collaborative tribe through listening, sharing, and risk-taking<br />cc licensed photo from http://www.f...
planting seedstakes bothfaithand action<br />
making space for the unorthodox <br />
physical space<br />
going against the grain<br />
expanding our concept of collection and the containers for it<br />
give students a voice and ownership<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/larimdame/2575986...
4<br />Energize your mind and spirit by plugging into the wisdom of the crowd and growing your personal learning network<b...
youtube rss<br />
youtube<br />
slideshare rss<br />
delicious rss<br />
diigo rss<br />
citation 2.0 rss<br />
organize and manage with google reader<br />
organize and manage with iGoogle<br />
organize and manage with netvibes<br />
virtual conferences and webinars<br />
virtual conferences and webinars<br />
virtual conferences and webinars<br />
face to face conferences<br />
skype<br />
face to face informal gatherings<br />
virtual and f2f friendships strengthen us<br />
Embrace your role as a fearless advocate for intellectual freedom and equitable access to all forms of information<br />5<...
Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/blackbullfc/3442162799/sizes/l/<br />
make the argument for access to a specific resource or tool by collecting examples of effective instructional practice<br ...
develop and present a concrete plan for use of the resource and how you will implement its use<br />
remind decision makers that students need guided instruction and opportunities to learn how to use social media thoughtful...
tie your requests to performance standards<br />
if our goal is for students to be information fluent learners, we must have access to the tools so that students can ultim...
6<br />help our students learn multiple ways of reading and writing today’s world by acting as sponsors of transliteracy<b...
transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and ora...
a sponsor of literacy includes any agent who enables, supports, teaches, and models, as well as recruits, regulates, suppr...
“literacy is the energy supply of the information age.” <br />deborah brandt<br />
“as new and powerful forms of literacy emerge, they diminish the reach and possibilities of receding ones”deborah brandt<b...
the idea that literacy is only about print materials is slowly disappearing<br />
we're on the cusp of profound changes in what counts as a “text” and literacy<br />
helping patrons and stakeholders understand the expanding definition of literacy is a muddy but playful endeavor <br />cc ...
“we have to make sure schools and libraries invite critical and active uses of media that strengthen our democratic potent...
knight foundation recommendation 6:  integrate digital and media literacy as critical elements for education at all levels...
as sponsors of transliteracy, libraries can close the participation gap<br />
what does transliteracy look like in a school library?<br />
privilege and support multiple containers and pathways to information<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.f...
teach students multiple and dynamic ways of connecting with real world experts to help answer their questions<br />
teach students  collaborative tools for creating and sharing knowledge<br />
skype<br />
blogging<br />
wikis<br />
social bookmarking<br />Image Attribution:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/dav/104349246/sizes/l/<br />
diigo<br />
evernote<br />
evernote<br />
teach students how to harness the power of cloud computing and social media tools to create personal learning environments...
student created netvibes portal<br />
student created netvibes portal<br />
student created netvibes portal<br />
student created netvibes portal<br />
student created netvibes portal<br />
student created netvibes portal<br />
cc licensed photo by The Shifted Librarian: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shifted/3360687295/<br />
“Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be suffici...
transparency<br />Image used under a  CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/fred_dela/2285253737/sizes/o/<br />
participatory culture<br />cc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/dvids/3491286687/sizes/l/<br />
your school needs you to embrace leadership:  build your tribe<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.c...
discover and share ideas through your personal learning network<br />
chip away at filtering policies<br />cc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/julien_harneis/2301841773/sizes/l...
disrupt limited perceptions of literacy and open up conversations about the possibilities of transliteracy<br />Image used...
view failure as an essential part of the learning process and keep trying<br />Image used under a cc license from http://w...
be bold and fearless<br />
leave it all on the road<br />
fight the machinery for our students<br />Cc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/amagill/3268315787/sizes/l/<...
http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com<br />
contact information<br />buffy.hamilton@gmail.com<br />http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com<br />http://theunquietlibr...
works cited<br />Brandt, Deborah. “In Their Own Words: Students Provide a Video Tour of Their Netvibes Learning   <br />  ...
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    1. 1. a prescription for healthier school librarianship: transforming our practice for the 21st century<br />presented by buffy j. hamiltonhall county media specialists’ luncheonmay 2010<br />
    2. 2. challenges that threaten to reroute our mission<br />
    3. 3. Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/sis/131202143/sizes/l/in/faves-10557450@N04/<br />
    4. 4. lack of full funding and budget cuts<br />
    5. 5. a climate that values standardized test scores over inquiry<br />
    6. 6. filtering fears are debilitating to our growth<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/sziszo/2592916753/sizes/o/<br />
    7. 7. A shift in who counts as experts and the decision making model has met some hostile environments<br />
    8. 8. we can decide which approach we will take to these challenges<br />
    9. 9. we can choose to accept the lemons we’ve been handed<br />
    10. 10. or we can make lemonade <br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/lara604/4563393579/sizes/l/<br />
    11. 11. “innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity - not a threat” william pollard<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/star-dust/709945164/sizes/o/<br />
    12. 12. 1<br />Make our practice transparent to the world<br />Image used under a CC license from http:/www.flickr.com/photos/allaboutgeorge/2361633049/sizes/o/<br />
    13. 13. web-based mindmap<br />
    14. 14. flickr<br />
    15. 15. youtube<br />
    16. 16. twitter<br />
    17. 17. facebook<br />
    18. 18. blog<br />
    19. 19. transparency and data<br />
    20. 20. transparency and data<br />
    21. 21. share your practice via social media<br />
    22. 22. embrace instructional leadership<br />
    23. 23. 2<br />Create and nurture a participatory culture that invites conversations for learning, multiple forms of literacy, and multiple modes of learning<br />cc licensed flickr photo by Suttonhoo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/suttonhoo22/2512983749/<br />
    24. 24. inviting and engaging participation<br />cc licensed flickr photo by domesticat: http://flickr.com/photos/domesticat/2538309841/<br />
    25. 25. sparking conversations<br />cc licensed flickr photo by Laenulfean: http://flickr.com/photos/laenulfean/2913482048/<br />
    26. 26. knowledge construction and creation<br />cc licensed flickr photo by Ian Muttoo: http://flickr.com/photos/imuttoo/2631466945/<br />
    27. 27. libraries are in the change business<br />
    28. 28. rethinking what “collection” means<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/hams-caserotti/3432780140/<br />
    29. 29. ebooks and mobile readers<br />
    30. 30. mobile computing<br />
    31. 31. gaming<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/sanjoselibrary/3663348736/sizes/l/<br />
    32. 32. digital equipment<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/skokiepl/3521970447/sizes/l/<br />
    33. 33. information evaluation and social scholarship via research pathfinders<br />
    34. 34. inquiry, engagement, and collective intelligence<br />
    35. 35.
    36. 36.
    37. 37. 1.2.5 Demonstrate adaptability by changing the inquiry focus, questions, resources, or strategies when necessary to achieve success. <br />1.1.9 Collaborate with others to broaden and deepen understanding. <br />active reflection and metacognition<br />
    38. 38. digital citizenship and ethical use of information <br />
    39. 39.
    40. 40.
    41. 41. scaffold alternate ways of representing learning and knowledge <br />
    42. 42. research portfolio with Google Sites<br />
    43. 43.
    44. 44. multigenre elements<br />
    45. 45. multigenre elements<br />
    46. 46. netvibes personal learning environments and learning artifacts<br />
    47. 47. collaboration, leadership, and social responsibility for shared knowledge construction<br />
    48. 48. cloud computing: google docs<br />
    49. 49. diigo: group bookmarks<br />
    50. 50. evernote<br />
    51. 51. blog comments<br />
    52. 52. 3<br />Build your collaborative tribe through listening, sharing, and risk-taking<br />cc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/brandoncripps/3156373103/sizes/o/<br />
    53. 53. planting seedstakes bothfaithand action<br />
    54. 54.
    55. 55.
    56. 56.
    57. 57.
    58. 58.
    59. 59. making space for the unorthodox <br />
    60. 60. physical space<br />
    61. 61. going against the grain<br />
    62. 62.
    63. 63. expanding our concept of collection and the containers for it<br />
    64. 64. give students a voice and ownership<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/larimdame/2575986601/sizes/l/<br />
    65. 65.
    66. 66.
    67. 67.
    68. 68.
    69. 69.
    70. 70.
    71. 71. 4<br />Energize your mind and spirit by plugging into the wisdom of the crowd and growing your personal learning network<br />Image used under a CC license http://www.flickr.com/photos/sookie/101363593/sizes/l/in/faves-10557450@N04/<br />
    72. 72.
    73. 73.
    74. 74.
    75. 75.
    76. 76.
    77. 77. youtube rss<br />
    78. 78. youtube<br />
    79. 79. slideshare rss<br />
    80. 80. delicious rss<br />
    81. 81. diigo rss<br />
    82. 82. citation 2.0 rss<br />
    83. 83. organize and manage with google reader<br />
    84. 84. organize and manage with iGoogle<br />
    85. 85. organize and manage with netvibes<br />
    86. 86. virtual conferences and webinars<br />
    87. 87. virtual conferences and webinars<br />
    88. 88. virtual conferences and webinars<br />
    89. 89. face to face conferences<br />
    90. 90. skype<br />
    91. 91. face to face informal gatherings<br />
    92. 92. virtual and f2f friendships strengthen us<br />
    93. 93. Embrace your role as a fearless advocate for intellectual freedom and equitable access to all forms of information<br />5<br />
    94. 94. Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/blackbullfc/3442162799/sizes/l/<br />
    95. 95. make the argument for access to a specific resource or tool by collecting examples of effective instructional practice<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/mymollypop/2646559132/sizes/l/<br />
    96. 96. develop and present a concrete plan for use of the resource and how you will implement its use<br />
    97. 97. remind decision makers that students need guided instruction and opportunities to learn how to use social media thoughtfully and wisely<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/imbat/3869056371/sizes/l/<br />
    98. 98. tie your requests to performance standards<br />
    99. 99. if our goal is for students to be information fluent learners, we must have access to the tools so that students can ultimately act as their own filter<br />cc licensed photo http://www.flickr.com/photos/verbeeldingskr8/3638834128/sizes/o/ /<br />
    100. 100. 6<br />help our students learn multiple ways of reading and writing today’s world by acting as sponsors of transliteracy<br />
    101. 101. transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks.<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/somegeekintn/3368983089/sizes/l/<br />
    102. 102. a sponsor of literacy includes any agent who enables, supports, teaches, and models, as well as recruits, regulates, suppresses, or withholds literacy—and gains advantage by it in some way<br />
    103. 103. “literacy is the energy supply of the information age.” <br />deborah brandt<br />
    104. 104. “as new and powerful forms of literacy emerge, they diminish the reach and possibilities of receding ones”deborah brandt<br />
    105. 105. the idea that literacy is only about print materials is slowly disappearing<br />
    106. 106. we're on the cusp of profound changes in what counts as a “text” and literacy<br />
    107. 107. helping patrons and stakeholders understand the expanding definition of literacy is a muddy but playful endeavor <br />cc licensed flickr photo by harold.lloyd (won't somebody think of the bokeh?): http://flickr.com/photos/safetylast/4068790874/<br />
    108. 108. “we have to make sure schools and libraries invite critical and active uses of media that strengthen our democratic potential.” Deborah Brandt<br />
    109. 109. knight foundation recommendation 6: integrate digital and media literacy as critical elements for education at all levels through collaboration among federal, state, and local education officials<br />
    110. 110. as sponsors of transliteracy, libraries can close the participation gap<br />
    111. 111. what does transliteracy look like in a school library?<br />
    112. 112. privilege and support multiple containers and pathways to information<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/grumbler/331346446/sizes/l/<br />
    113. 113. teach students multiple and dynamic ways of connecting with real world experts to help answer their questions<br />
    114. 114. teach students collaborative tools for creating and sharing knowledge<br />
    115. 115. skype<br />
    116. 116. blogging<br />
    117. 117. wikis<br />
    118. 118. social bookmarking<br />Image Attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dav/104349246/sizes/l/<br />
    119. 119. diigo<br />
    120. 120. evernote<br />
    121. 121. evernote<br />
    122. 122. teach students how to harness the power of cloud computing and social media tools to create personal learning environments and information dashboards<br />
    123. 123. student created netvibes portal<br />
    124. 124. student created netvibes portal<br />
    125. 125. student created netvibes portal<br />
    126. 126. student created netvibes portal<br />
    127. 127. student created netvibes portal<br />
    128. 128. student created netvibes portal<br />
    129. 129. cc licensed photo by The Shifted Librarian: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shifted/3360687295/<br />
    130. 130. “Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.”<br />william pollard<br />
    131. 131. transparency<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/fred_dela/2285253737/sizes/o/<br />
    132. 132. participatory culture<br />cc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/dvids/3491286687/sizes/l/<br />
    133. 133. your school needs you to embrace leadership: build your tribe<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/alesk/356136498/sizes/l/<br />
    134. 134. discover and share ideas through your personal learning network<br />
    135. 135. chip away at filtering policies<br />cc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/julien_harneis/2301841773/sizes/l/<br />
    136. 136. disrupt limited perceptions of literacy and open up conversations about the possibilities of transliteracy<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/4034124468/sizes/l/<br />
    137. 137. view failure as an essential part of the learning process and keep trying<br />Image used under a cc license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/skeels/141145758/sizes/l/<br />
    138. 138. be bold and fearless<br />
    139. 139. leave it all on the road<br />
    140. 140. fight the machinery for our students<br />Cc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/amagill/3268315787/sizes/l/<br />
    141. 141. http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com<br />
    142. 142. contact information<br />buffy.hamilton@gmail.com<br />http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com<br />http://theunquietlibrarian.wikispaces.com<br />
    143. 143. works cited<br />Brandt, Deborah. “In Their Own Words: Students Provide a Video Tour of Their Netvibes Learning <br /> Portals .” Interview by Buffy Hamilton. The Unquiet Librarian. N.p., 25 Mar. 2010. Web. 8 Apr.<br /> 2010. <http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/‌2010/‌03/‌25/‌sponsors-of-literacy-in- <br /> contemporary-culture-an-e-interview-with-dr-deborah-brandt/>.<br />Brandt, D. (2001).  Literacy in American Lives.  New York:  Cambridge University Press.<br />Hamilton, Buffy. “In Their Own Words: Students Provide a Video Tour of Their Netvibes Learning <br /> Portals .” The Unquiet Librarian. N.p., 26 Mar. 2010. Web. 8 Apr. 2010. <br /> <http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/‌2010/‌03/‌26/‌in-their-own-words-students-provide- <br /> a-video-tour-of-their-netvibes-learning-portals/>.<br />The Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy. <br /> “Recommendation 7.” The Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a <br /> Democracy. Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, 2 Oct. 2009. Web. 8 Apr. <br /> 2010. <http://www.knightcomm.org/‌recommendation7/>.<br /><ul><li>- -. “Recommendation 6.” The Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a </li></ul> Democracy. Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, 2 Oct. 2009. Web. 8 Apr. <br /> 2010. <http://www.knightcomm.org/‌recommendation6/>.<br />Lankes, R. David. “Introduction.” The Participatory Librarianship Starter Kit. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Apr. <br /> 2010. <http://ptbed.org/‌intro.php>.<br />

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