South East Junior High Library2012-2013 Annual ReportElizabeth Schau & Chelsea Sims
Iowa’s best schoolshave library programsthat engage the entireschool community to elevatethe learning experiencefor all.QUALITY LIBRARIESQUALITY SCHOOLS
TEACHER LIBRARIANS ARESTRATEGICALLY POSITIONEDteach students to think criticallyand independently to constructnew understanding and insightsfrom varied information sourceslead and embrace the integrationof technology to enhance learningto
connect communities of learners invirtual and physical spacescollaborate with the schoolcommunity to design and enactrigorous learning experiences andparticipate as positive digitalcitizenstoTEACHER LIBRARIANS ARESTRATEGICALLY POSITIONED
maximize access to quality printand digital resourceschampion and support the readinglife of studentsnurture curiosity to develop instudents a passion for learning forlifetoTEACHER LIBRARIANS ARESTRATEGICALLY POSITIONED
ROLES OF THETEACHER LIBRARIANTEACHER LEADER INSTRUCTIONALPARTNERPROGRAMADMINISTRATORINFORMATIONSPECIALIST
LITERATUREINFORMATIONLITERACYDIGITAL LITERACY• Research skills• Recognizing bias• Ethical use• Evaluating sources• Using technology to learn, tocreate and to share• Elements• Genres• EnjoymentTEACHERteach students to thinkCRITICALLY AND INDEPENDENTLY
understanding and insights fromVARIED INFORMATION SOURCESTEACHER Iowa Library Guideline 1.7:The teacher librarian provides instruction in the use of information resources includingonline databases and the internet in collaboration with classroom teachers.Cross-CurricularBibliographyorganizerProject SpecificResource ListsCreativeCommonsImages
champion and support theREADING LIFE OF STUDENTSTEACHERIowa Library Guideline 1.6The teacher librarian is a catalyst for a culture of literacy in the school.
LEADERLead and embrace the implementation ofTECHNOLOGYDocument CameraTrainingSMART NotebookCertified TrainersTroubleshoot
connectCOMMUNITIES OF LEARNERSin virtual and physical spaces
COMMUNICATIONIowa Library Guideline 1.7:The teacher librarian provides regular reports of school library program accomplishments and concerns tothe students, teachers, principal and community. The library website is used to communicate libraryprograms and curriculum ties.