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Library Media And Technology Services



Describes role of modern school librarian.

Describes role of modern school librarian.



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Library Media And Technology Services Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Library Media and Technology Services Working to Help You!
  • 2. What does today’s library look like?
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  • 3. What do library media and technology specialists do?
    • Teach Information Literacy and Technology standards
    • Collaborate with teachers
    • Serve as a resource for students and teachers
    • Administer library media programs
  • 4. Why it’s A MUST to teach Information Literacy!!!!
    • Information overload
    • Students are not savvy searchers!!!
    • World Wide Web DOES NOT usually lead to best research resources
    • We must teach students how to properly search
    • Wisconsin Library Impact Study (2006)- WKCE scores were higher in schools where LMS spent more time in instruction
  • 5. We are teachers too! Here are some topics we will teach:
    • Internet searching
    • Website evaluation
    • Research process and citing sources
    • Finding sources online and in library
    • Using online databases
    • Searching the online catalog
    • Internet safety
    • Using specific software
  • 6. How else can we help?
    • Give booktalks
    • Preparing resource lists and pathfinders
    • Order print and AV materials to supplement curriculum
    • Provide readers’ advisory
    • Loan AV equipment
    • Provide teacher inservices
    • Gather materials from other libraries
    • Tape programs from instructional television
    • Troubleshoot technology issues
    • Help you find lesson plans online
    • Offer project ideas and ways to collaborate
  • 7. We are technology specialists too! Want to try using new technologies? We have lots of ideas for incorporating the following….
  • 8.
    • Blogs
    • Wikis
    • Digital storytelling
    • Podcasts
    • Digital video
    • Collaborative online projects (Work on a project with a school in another country!)
  • 9.
    • Virtual myths-
    • Voki booktalks and advice-
    • Choosing the BEST source and how to use them-
    Project Examples:
  • 10. More Ideas….
    • Lessons on how to create bibliographies/works cited pages
    • Navigating the Internet safely and quickly
    • New student library orientations
    • How to evaluate a website
    • Plagiarism
  • 11.
    • Let us help you! Working with you and your students is the BEST part of our jobs!
  • 12. Your Library Media and Technology Team:
    • Middle School- Donna Young
    • High School- Pat Peters
    • Elementary Schools- Michele Green