Run the Race!     Librarian-Teacher       Collaboration   Presented by Terry Lambert, Amber Baumann, and Erin Segreto     ...
COLLABORATION     WordleWhat words come to mind when youhear the word "collaboration"?Text words to: 281-940-4118
Teacher Hurdles to Collaboration•Time                        •Teacher duties•No need                     •Good intentions ...
Jumping the  HurdlesText questions to 281-940-4118
BEFORE…
I did not have time for trivialfluff. We had TEKS to cover,   labs to do, facts to learn.               Text questions to ...
Paperwork........         .............Grading                Communication with:                • Parents                ...
I was climbing this obstacle the hard          way, the old way.  I thought the library was only forEnglish research paper...
Grad School Project Opened My Eyes • Included technology • Students had fun   learning • No boring notes on   lesson taugh...
Assessment IncreasesAFTER...Critical Thinking Up                      Engaged                                          Lea...
You can have a little peace by         yourself...
...or you can collaborate and be a              STAR!
Use the Right Net        Text questions to 281-940-4118
There is no "I" in TEAM!CULTURE of TEACHING says DONT COLLABORATE.Teacher is in his cell all day. Has less contact with ot...
Recruiting Teachers to Your TeamMotivation to collaborate must be:Get results in less time, or get better results in same ...
Proving Youre a Good Teammate                 Advocacy is essential!Don’t be afraid to engage in unsolicited sharing and s...
Proving Youre a Good Teammate   YoureInstructional                Text questions to 281-940-4118
Proving Youre a Good Teammate Communicate the Librarians Role Get on the BOY School Agenda If they only give you a few min...
Learn to walk before you run!One teacher at a time:    New teachers who are excited    Innovative teachers    Teachers who...
Time for another Wordle...Ok, fess up - why dont YOU want tocollaborate?Text words to: 281-940-4118
Become EmbeddedUsing the embedded librarian model,“librarians become valuable collaborators,trusted instructors, and partn...
Librarian Resistance to Collaboration• Abundance of  administrative tasks• Lack of support from  campus leadership• Budget...
Dont run in circles!• READ Posters• Library PR videos• Read It Forward• Library flyers,  advertisements• Book Trailers For...
Collaboration is a team sport!Be proactive with administrators:• Discuss with your principal his/her goals.• Familiarize y...
Collaboration is a team sport!    The "blurb."    "We experienced a 17% increase in sales    of our required reading mater...
Get off the bench and set some goals!                      Set SMART Goals. (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Results-cen...
Budget BuildersRe-evaluate your library policies:  Printing charges  Copying  Late fees or finesFundraisers and book sales...
Be willing to learn from students, teachers, and other librarians.            Attend technology training, seminars,       ...
"If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our                children of tomorrow."                           --Jo...
Vulcan Stevs Database: http://vulcanstev.wordpress.com/2010/12/16/demotivational-poster-teamwork/
Save Time with Technology    BUT...add value!Text questions to 281-940-4118
Does your workspace look like this?
"According to the 2009 Parent-Teen Cell Phone Survey, American children now spend 7.5 hours a day absorbing and creating m...
Social NetworkingValue - creates relationships; interactive and fun                        Text questions to 281-940-4118
Hot Bloggin It!Edublogs - http://edublogs.orgFree educational blogging software.         Example: Maverick Library Blog   ...
Tweet Your LibraryTwitter - http://twitter.com/Instantly update your librarys status; spread the word aboutlibrary events,...
Shelfari                 Social Networking for Bookwormshttp://www.shelfari.com/Create a virtual bookshelf, communicate wi...
Ping.fmhttp://ping.fm/Free web-based service that allows you to update all yoursocial networks with one click.
Google Formshttp://docs.google.comGet feedback in a flash.Paperless, fast, and easy.Post form on web/email.Creative uses:F...
Crossing the    Finish LineText questions to 281-940-4118
Winning StoriesREAD Posters/Library Videos
Winning StoriesYouTube Math Videohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZTVE4uFmHITerrys Prezi  http://prezi.com/yvtwqw8hvn5p/cop...
Winning StoriesTwilight Festival
Winning Stories
Winning StoriesGoal: Increase use of NoveList database by 10%.Method: Show 10 patrons/week how to use it.Collect 15 testim...
Winning Stories          Bluebonnet Programs             Audience Share:Tell us YOUR success story in 60-seconds or       ...
•                                 Photo Credits    _MG_9374 by Marquis Lewis; Flickr Creative Commons; http://www.flickr.c...
Works CitedBarber, Peggy & Linda Wallace. Building a Buzz: Libraries & Word-of-Mouth Marketing. Chicago:          American...
In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“I worked with the librarians in many differentw...
In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“They have helped us create interactivelessons a...
In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“Any time I need some extra help developinga les...
In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“...research, relevant sources, high-interestrea...
In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“They have assisted in adjusting my lessonto fit...
In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“The librarians have been instrumental in thedev...
In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“Our librarians are a wealth of information onth...
In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“We collaborate on all sorts of lesson ideas and...
If you didn’t, what prevented you from  collaborating with your librarian(s)?• Time• Lack of prior planning• No need• ―(I)...
Needed for handouts:SMART goal template.List of websites shared with one-sentence blurb.Print out hard copies of teacher q...
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  1. 1. Run the Race! Librarian-Teacher Collaboration Presented by Terry Lambert, Amber Baumann, and Erin Segreto Katy ISD
  2. 2. COLLABORATION WordleWhat words come to mind when youhear the word "collaboration"?Text words to: 281-940-4118
  3. 3. Teacher Hurdles to Collaboration•Time •Teacher duties•No need •Good intentions but get lost in•Not enough planning ahead day-to-day Text questions to 281-940-4118
  4. 4. Jumping the HurdlesText questions to 281-940-4118
  5. 5. BEFORE…
  6. 6. I did not have time for trivialfluff. We had TEKS to cover, labs to do, facts to learn. Text questions to 281-940-4118
  7. 7. Paperwork........ .............Grading Communication with: • Parents • Administrators • PLC • Curriculum supportOne more meeting was NOT on my radar.
  8. 8. I was climbing this obstacle the hard way, the old way. I thought the library was only forEnglish research papers, not science.
  9. 9. Grad School Project Opened My Eyes • Included technology • Students had fun learning • No boring notes on lesson taught • Hands-on learning • Librarian helped teach lesson • Win/Win Text questions to 281-940-4118
  10. 10. Assessment IncreasesAFTER...Critical Thinking Up Engaged Learning
  11. 11. You can have a little peace by yourself...
  12. 12. ...or you can collaborate and be a STAR!
  13. 13. Use the Right Net Text questions to 281-940-4118
  14. 14. There is no "I" in TEAM!CULTURE of TEACHING says DONT COLLABORATE.Teacher is in his cell all day. Has less contact with other adultsthan any other profession.Isolation: 1 teacher in 1 room with 1 group of students for 1 periodof time. Develop "my room," "my students" vocabulary. Autonomy.Increased collaboration violates autonomy and exposes teacherinteraction with kids. Teacher gets more scrutiny, less autonomy.A "teacher" does what I do. You dont do what I do. You are not ateacher. You are not one of "us."Hartzell, Gary. "Invigorate Collaboration." University of Nebraska at Omaha: TLA Conference Session, 2007. Text questions to 281-940-4118
  15. 15. Recruiting Teachers to Your TeamMotivation to collaborate must be:Get results in less time, or get better results in same time.Choose your collaborators - work with top people.Flexibility is rule #1! Accommodate each teachers style.Successful collaborators: competent, trustworthy, likable, experts, loyal,kind, supportive, committed, visible on campus.Stress shared concerns. Dont chit-chat about cataloging, shelfarrangement, etc. Nobody cares!Hartzell, Gary. "Invigorate Collaboration." University of Nebraska at Omaha: TLA Conference Session, 2007. Text questions to 281-940-4118
  16. 16. Proving Youre a Good Teammate Advocacy is essential!Don’t be afraid to engage in unsolicited sharing and self- promotion! Google Form Survey Example Text questions to 281-940-4118
  17. 17. Proving Youre a Good Teammate YoureInstructional Text questions to 281-940-4118
  18. 18. Proving Youre a Good Teammate Communicate the Librarians Role Get on the BOY School Agenda If they only give you a few minutes, it can be a great time for your "Elevator Pitch."Text questions to 281-940-4118
  19. 19. Learn to walk before you run!One teacher at a time: New teachers who are excited Innovative teachers Teachers who are natural campus leadersOne department at a time: Focus on a different department each year Invite department team leaders to PLC in the library Have library resources ready Listen to their needs FEED them! Text questions to 281-940-4118
  20. 20. Time for another Wordle...Ok, fess up - why dont YOU want tocollaborate?Text words to: 281-940-4118
  21. 21. Become EmbeddedUsing the embedded librarian model,“librarians become valuable collaborators,trusted instructors, and partners in shapingthe curriculum and broad institutional goalsbeyond the boundaries of the library.” Kvenild, C. & K. Calkins. Embedded librarians: Moving beyond one-shot instruction. Association of College and Research Libraries: Chicago, 2011. Text questions to 281-940-4118
  22. 22. Librarian Resistance to Collaboration• Abundance of administrative tasks• Lack of support from campus leadership• Budget• Lack of confidence in current technologies• Personality conflicts• Time Text questions to 281-940-4118
  23. 23. Dont run in circles!• READ Posters• Library PR videos• Read It Forward• Library flyers, advertisements• Book Trailers For All• Train student aides, if available Text questions to 281-940-4118
  24. 24. Collaboration is a team sport!Be proactive with administrators:• Discuss with your principal his/her goals.• Familiarize yourself with campus/district goals. Text questions to 281-940-4118
  25. 25. Collaboration is a team sport! The "blurb." "We experienced a 17% increase in sales of our required reading material and the campus had the highest number of students take AP exams this year." "We served over 4,000 patrons this week alone!" "Forty classes utilized the library for research this month." "We increased our book club participation this year by 20%."
  26. 26. Get off the bench and set some goals! Set SMART Goals. (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Results-centered, Time bound) Compile a yearly "goals" portfolio. Invite your principal to everything. Text questions to 281-940-4118
  27. 27. Budget BuildersRe-evaluate your library policies: Printing charges Copying Late fees or finesFundraisers and book salesBook-swap: Extends accessDonations, business partners,sponsors, PTA Text questions to 281-940-4118
  28. 28. Be willing to learn from students, teachers, and other librarians. Attend technology training, seminars, professional development sessions, or webinars. Share what you know. Collaboration is not a spectator sport! Text questions to 281-940-4118
  29. 29. "If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow." --John Dewey
  30. 30. Vulcan Stevs Database: http://vulcanstev.wordpress.com/2010/12/16/demotivational-poster-teamwork/
  31. 31. Save Time with Technology BUT...add value!Text questions to 281-940-4118
  32. 32. Does your workspace look like this?
  33. 33. "According to the 2009 Parent-Teen Cell Phone Survey, American children now spend 7.5 hours a day absorbing and creating media — as much time as they spend in school...more and more of these activities are happening on smartphones equipped with audio, video, SMS, and hundreds of thousands of apps."2009 Parent-Teen Cell Phone Survey, conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International.
  34. 34. Social NetworkingValue - creates relationships; interactive and fun Text questions to 281-940-4118
  35. 35. Hot Bloggin It!Edublogs - http://edublogs.orgFree educational blogging software. Example: Maverick Library Blog http://mrhslibrary.edublogs.orgThings to include: Things to exclude:Location Excessive graphicsHours Long articlesResources available Anything that takes more thanLibrary fees 3 clicks to findEvents Large files/downloadsReading programsTeacher resourcesTechnology tips Dushinski, K. The mobile marketing handbook: A step-by-step guide to creating dynamic mobile marketing campaigns. Medford, N.J: CyberAge Books/Information Today, 2009.
  36. 36. Tweet Your LibraryTwitter - http://twitter.com/Instantly update your librarys status; spread the word aboutlibrary events, new materials, book club announcements,important dates, author visits, displays, etc. Keep it simple - must be 140 characters or less."Over 800 million people worldwide will be participating in asocial network via their mobile phones by 2012, up from 82million in 2007." -eMarketerDushinski, K. The mobile marketing handbook: A step-by-step guide to creating dynamic mobile marketing campaigns. Medford,N.J: CyberAge Books/Information Today, 2009. Text questions to 281-940-4118
  37. 37. Shelfari Social Networking for Bookwormshttp://www.shelfari.com/Create a virtual bookshelf, communicate with other readers,find new books, and connect with friends.Add new arrivals in your library to your shelf.
  38. 38. Ping.fmhttp://ping.fm/Free web-based service that allows you to update all yoursocial networks with one click.
  39. 39. Google Formshttp://docs.google.comGet feedback in a flash.Paperless, fast, and easy.Post form on web/email.Creative uses:Faculty/staff surveysLibrary lesson feedbackQuizzesContestsData collectionLibrary student aide applicationsParent volunteer informationLibrary reservations Text questions to 281-940-4118
  40. 40. Crossing the Finish LineText questions to 281-940-4118
  41. 41. Winning StoriesREAD Posters/Library Videos
  42. 42. Winning StoriesYouTube Math Videohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZTVE4uFmHITerrys Prezi http://prezi.com/yvtwqw8hvn5p/copy-of-information-literacy-skill-lesson/
  43. 43. Winning StoriesTwilight Festival
  44. 44. Winning Stories
  45. 45. Winning StoriesGoal: Increase use of NoveList database by 10%.Method: Show 10 patrons/week how to use it.Collect 15 testimonials for future promos.Tools: Bookmarks promoting NoveList for various age groups.Impact: In one year, saw a 375% usage increase.
  46. 46. Winning Stories Bluebonnet Programs Audience Share:Tell us YOUR success story in 60-seconds or less! How have you made yourself an MVP? Text final questions to 281-940-4118
  47. 47. • Photo Credits _MG_9374 by Marquis Lewis; Flickr Creative Commons; http://www.flickr.com/photos/ml18/5694739330/• Hurdles by julie.froo; Flickr Creative Commons; http://www.flickr.com/photos/29895895@N00/4638951855/• After by Marcus Hansson; Flickr Creative Commons; http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcus_hansson/212469435/• Finish by Philo Nordlund; Flickr Creative Commons; http://www.flickr.com/photos/philon/2477878611/• Meeting Lille Metropole by fdecomite; Flickr Creative Commons;http://www.flickr.com/photos/fdecomite/2616342589/• Wall by Ali Burcin Titizell; Flickr Creative Commons; http://www.flickr.com/photos/gti861/5602416193/• Dwarf hamster winter white by cdrussorusso; Flickr Creative Commons; http://www.flickr.com/photos/23516192@N08/2631474033/• Too much technology by Timothy Vollmer; Flickr Creative Commons; http://www.flickr.com/photos/sixteenmilesofstring/2756799158/• Teammates by randy4lara; Flickr Creative Commons; http://www.flickr.com/photos/randy4lara/2989672521/sizes/z/in/photostream/• Teammates by sagebrush photography; Flickr Creative Commons; http://www.flickr.com/photos/markdavis/441328796/• There is no "I" in team by arealplumber; Flickr Creative Commons; http://www.flickr.com/photos/arealplumber/2576611566/lightbox/• Teamwork by ice_birdy; Flickr Creative Commons; http://www.flickr.com/photos/icebirdy/3153588850/• Texting by mjvance21; Flickr Creative Commons; http://www.flickr.com/photos/mjvance21/4520160321/• Elevator Pitch for Katie by Marco Wessel; Flickr Creative Commons; http://www.flickr.com/photos/mhw/254986081/lightbox/• http://vulcanstev.wordpress.com/2010/12/16/demotivational-poster-teamwork• University of Houston Clear Lake logo copyright UHCL: http://www.uhcl.edu• Glen Ellyn Public Library: http://www.gepl.org/• The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, cover art ©Copyright 2011 Follett Software Company• Glogster EDU: http://edu.glogster.com/• Trivial Pursuit: http://mrg.bz/XeohJV• Children on playground: http://mrg.bz/4q0QGP; http://mrg.bz/Av1BEO
  48. 48. Works CitedBarber, Peggy & Linda Wallace. Building a Buzz: Libraries & Word-of-Mouth Marketing. Chicago: American Library Association, 2010.Dowd, Nancy, Mary Evageliste and Jonathan Silberman. Bite-sized marketing: realistic solutions for the overworked librarian. Chicago: American Library Association, 2010.Dushinski, K. The mobile marketing handbook: A step-by-step guide to creating dynamic mobile marketing campaigns. Medford, N.J: CyberAge Books/Information Today, 2009.Hartzell, Gary. "Invigorate Collaboration." University of Nebraska at Omaha: TLA Conference Session, 2007.Hartzell, Gary. "Invigorate Collaboration." University of Nebraska at Omaha: TLA Conference Session, 2007.Kvenild, C. & K. Calkins. Embedded librarians: Moving beyond one-shot instruction. Association of College and Research Libraries: Chicago, 2011.
  49. 49. In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“I worked with the librarians in many differentways. They came to the computer lab todiscuss research and MLA citations. Also,they helped pull books for my freshmanstudents and helped teach them aboutplagiarism.”-Megan ChrissEnglish Teacher
  50. 50. In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“They have helped us create interactivelessons aligning novels being read in class(with) modern novels. The librarians arephenomenal with helping our classes withresearch.”-Katie ParkerEnglish Teacher
  51. 51. In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“Any time I need some extra help developinga lesson or planning research, the librarianshave always gone the extra mile to help medevelop materials and to teach my studentsabout the library.”-Teacher (anonymous)
  52. 52. In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“...research, relevant sources, high-interestreading for ELA course(s), writing styles,and useful media and web materials.”-Teacher (anonymous)
  53. 53. In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“They have assisted in adjusting my lessonto fit the library more effectively. Additionally,they assisted in teaching the students howto use library resources.”-Melissa K. SmithConsumer Science Teacher
  54. 54. In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“The librarians have been instrumental in thedevelopment and execution of not only research,but also several projects my AP students did thisyear, including book reference material as wellas online materials.”-Chad ScottEnvironmental Science Teacher
  55. 55. In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“Our librarians are a wealth of information ontheir inventory. They can match the mostreluctant reader to the perfect selection atthe appropriate reading level and it makesthe students’ interest SPARK!”-Georgia DuncanSpecial Education Reading Teacher
  56. 56. In what ways have you collaboratedwith your school librarian(s) this year?“We collaborate on all sorts of lesson ideas andresources for students. They help plan theresearch project and pull resources for students.Also, our librarians keep us all updated on thenewest YA titles. They plan events for teachersto bring more people into the library. They are avital part of our campus.”-Kristin A. SimmonsEnglish Teacher
  57. 57. If you didn’t, what prevented you from collaborating with your librarian(s)?• Time• Lack of prior planning• No need• ―(I) had good intentions, but they got lost in other activities and (I) did not plan far enough ahead.‖ – Anonymous• ―Time is limited as a coach with before and after school duties.‖ – Justin Schreer, Athletics Coach
  58. 58. Needed for handouts:SMART goal template.List of websites shared with one-sentence blurb.Print out hard copies of teacher quotes and SMART templatefor ELMO (and transparencies just in case).Post PP at SlideShare.Do we want to bring our MRHS scrapbook as an example (slide26)?Do we want them to have an agenda/schedule? Is there aboard available in the room where we can just write it out?Websites to list: Wordle, GoogleDocs, Ping, Twitter, Glogster,Prezi, edublogs, Shelfari, Flickr, Photostory, ALA store to buyREAD software,
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