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“ George Bailey.” 1946.  CBC.ca . 25 Apr. 2008. <http://www.cbc.ca/arts/images/pics/wonderful2.jpg>.
It’s a wonderful life! Springfield Township has a  strong library program
2.0
But what if . . . ?
there were no  21st Century  library program?
No traditional front door
No alternate front door
everywhere anytime
Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life . Liberty Films. 1946 .
<ul><li>The average age of books  </li></ul><ul><li>in local school libraries </li></ul><ul><li>is 25 years.   </li></ul><...
Edwards, Ali. “Books.” 12 June 2006. Flickr  Creative Commons Pool. 28 Mar. 2008.< http://www.flickr.com/photos/aliedwards...
Nearly 40% of all PA  public schools are  without a librarian and school library. (estimated 2006-07 data, there are 3,568...
In Philadelphia, more than  75% of the city’s  265 public schools do not have a librarian  or a library.
 
 
 
Collection BLOGS WIKIBOOKS e-books RSS feeds Streamed media databases audiobooks online survey tools major web portals boo...
http://www.sdst.org/shs/library/catalogs.html Databases
http://www.sdst.org/shs/library/databasessubject.html
 
 
POWER Library
The public library as substitute?
 
 
Public libraries also serve . . .
 
 
 
 
School libraries address CURRICULUM.
School libraries serve  their  learning needs.
 
 
 
“ School libraries help teachers teach and children learn.” First Lady, and former school librarian, Laura Bush
 
collaboratively plan, teach, and assess with classroom teachers
teach critical information and communication skills necessary for academic and business success.
help teachers integrate relevant information and communication  technologies  into lessons.
<ul><li>lead  in introducing and implementing  21st century information & technology skills </li></ul>
Some examples
 
Pathfinders
 
 
 
Interlibrary loan
 
evaluate information bias relevance timeliness authority points of view credentials In new information formats purpose
http://www.sdst.org/shs/library/scholarly.html
 
 
 
demonstrate  information ethics documentation digital citizenship Creative Commons safety respect for intellectual propert...
http://copyrightfriendly.wikispaces.com/
 
http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/
 
 
Equity   <ul><li>Leveling the playing field </li></ul><ul><li>Access to high quality materials </li></ul>Developing inform...
Using new & traditional tools!
collaborate and create traditional papers blog podcast streamed video concept map digital storytelling public service anno...
Lib Library as  libratory
 
Gettysburg Address PowerPoint
inquire, think critically,  gain knowledge research inquire develop a thesis take a stand  organize analyze synthesize que...
http://researchlogtemplate.edublogs.org/home/
 
 
<ul><li>Students can contribute to the learning culture </li></ul>
 
http://springfieldvideo.edublogs.org/2007/12/13/integers-and-number-lines/
Sharing student work
http://globalstudies.ning.com
Books and reading
the best in children’s and  young adult literature.
pursue personal & aesthetic growth independent reading viewing listening author visits school-wide reading initiatives poe...
 
 
 
 
 
School librarians are  active participants in ensuring the success  of the Governor’s  CCF technology initiative.
NO EXTRA FUNDING REQUIRED!
So, aren’t computers enough?
 
Students share their feelings  about  their library.
 
School libraries are  not just a nice extra.
School libraries  are a core  educational service.
All Pennsylvania students deserve an equitable education.
Every Pennsylvania student deserves the services of an  on-site licensed library media specialist.
 
Where would you want your kids to go to  school?
The learners of our state need your support.
They need your action.
More than 18 studies, replicated in states across the country . . . Library Research Service <http://lrs.org>.
show student achievement  increases an average  of 10%-20%
when school library media centers are staffed with certified school librarians.
This is  the point  in the movie,
George loses hope .
George Bailey meant a lot to those around him, to all those he touched.
<ul><li>School library programs mean a lot to learners and teachers. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Don’t let them die. </li></ul>
“ Harry Travers and James Stewart.”  It’s a Wonderful Life . 1946. MPTV.net  <http://www.netropolisusa.biz/mptv/cgi-bin/im...
Be Clarence!
Tanakowho. “Dragonfly Wings.” 7 July 2007.  Creative Commons Flickr Portal . 25 Apr. 2008. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/2...
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  • I want to reintroduce you to George Bailey. In It’s a Wonderful Life, he learned what life would be like in Bedford Falls if he’d never been born. It turns out, the loss of George would have created a completely different, far less successful community.
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    1. 1. “ George Bailey.” 1946. CBC.ca . 25 Apr. 2008. <http://www.cbc.ca/arts/images/pics/wonderful2.jpg>.
    2. 2. It’s a wonderful life! Springfield Township has a strong library program
    3. 3. 2.0
    4. 4. But what if . . . ?
    5. 5. there were no 21st Century library program?
    6. 6. No traditional front door
    7. 7. No alternate front door
    8. 8. everywhere anytime
    9. 9. Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life . Liberty Films. 1946 .
    10. 10. <ul><li>The average age of books </li></ul><ul><li>in local school libraries </li></ul><ul><li>is 25 years. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Berks, Bucks, Beaver, and Luzerne regional survey. Follett, 2007) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Edwards, Ali. “Books.” 12 June 2006. Flickr Creative Commons Pool. 28 Mar. 2008.< http://www.flickr.com/photos/aliedwards/543067160/>.
    12. 12. Nearly 40% of all PA public schools are without a librarian and school library. (estimated 2006-07 data, there are 3,568 public schools and 2,248 school librarians)
    13. 13. In Philadelphia, more than 75% of the city’s 265 public schools do not have a librarian or a library.
    14. 17. Collection BLOGS WIKIBOOKS e-books RSS feeds Streamed media databases audiobooks online survey tools major web portals books learning objects search engines
    15. 18. http://www.sdst.org/shs/library/catalogs.html Databases
    16. 19. http://www.sdst.org/shs/library/databasessubject.html
    17. 22. POWER Library
    18. 23. The public library as substitute?
    19. 26. Public libraries also serve . . .
    20. 31. School libraries address CURRICULUM.
    21. 32. School libraries serve their learning needs.
    22. 36. “ School libraries help teachers teach and children learn.” First Lady, and former school librarian, Laura Bush
    23. 38. collaboratively plan, teach, and assess with classroom teachers
    24. 39. teach critical information and communication skills necessary for academic and business success.
    25. 40. help teachers integrate relevant information and communication technologies into lessons.
    26. 41. <ul><li>lead in introducing and implementing 21st century information & technology skills </li></ul>
    27. 42. Some examples
    28. 44. Pathfinders
    29. 48. Interlibrary loan
    30. 50. evaluate information bias relevance timeliness authority points of view credentials In new information formats purpose
    31. 51. http://www.sdst.org/shs/library/scholarly.html
    32. 55. demonstrate information ethics documentation digital citizenship Creative Commons safety respect for intellectual property academic integrity intellectual freedom
    33. 56. http://copyrightfriendly.wikispaces.com/
    34. 58. http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/
    35. 61. Equity <ul><li>Leveling the playing field </li></ul><ul><li>Access to high quality materials </li></ul>Developing information / media fluencies Access to technology
    36. 62. Using new & traditional tools!
    37. 63. collaborate and create traditional papers blog podcast streamed video concept map digital storytelling public service announcements student-produced digital instruction present
    38. 64. Lib Library as libratory
    39. 66. Gettysburg Address PowerPoint
    40. 67. inquire, think critically, gain knowledge research inquire develop a thesis take a stand organize analyze synthesize question apply their learning debate
    41. 68. http://researchlogtemplate.edublogs.org/home/
    42. 71. <ul><li>Students can contribute to the learning culture </li></ul>
    43. 73. http://springfieldvideo.edublogs.org/2007/12/13/integers-and-number-lines/
    44. 74. Sharing student work
    45. 75. http://globalstudies.ning.com
    46. 76. Books and reading
    47. 77. the best in children’s and young adult literature.
    48. 78. pursue personal & aesthetic growth independent reading viewing listening author visits school-wide reading initiatives poetry slams galleries of student work video book trailers collections that meet needs of all learners book fairs review blogs podcast reviews book clubs booktalks
    49. 84. School librarians are active participants in ensuring the success of the Governor’s CCF technology initiative.
    50. 85. NO EXTRA FUNDING REQUIRED!
    51. 86. So, aren’t computers enough?
    52. 88. Students share their feelings about their library.
    53. 90. School libraries are not just a nice extra.
    54. 91. School libraries are a core educational service.
    55. 92. All Pennsylvania students deserve an equitable education.
    56. 93. Every Pennsylvania student deserves the services of an on-site licensed library media specialist.
    57. 95. Where would you want your kids to go to school?
    58. 96. The learners of our state need your support.
    59. 97. They need your action.
    60. 98. More than 18 studies, replicated in states across the country . . . Library Research Service <http://lrs.org>.
    61. 99. show student achievement increases an average of 10%-20%
    62. 100. when school library media centers are staffed with certified school librarians.
    63. 101. This is the point in the movie,
    64. 102. George loses hope .
    65. 103. George Bailey meant a lot to those around him, to all those he touched.
    66. 104. <ul><li>School library programs mean a lot to learners and teachers. </li></ul>
    67. 105. <ul><li>Don’t let them die. </li></ul>
    68. 106. “ Harry Travers and James Stewart.” It’s a Wonderful Life . 1946. MPTV.net <http://www.netropolisusa.biz/mptv/cgi-bin/imageFolio.cgi?search=it%27s%20a%20wonderful%20life&img=0&cat=&bool=and>.
    69. 107. Be Clarence!
    70. 108. Tanakowho. “Dragonfly Wings.” 7 July 2007. Creative Commons Flickr Portal . 25 Apr. 2008. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/28481088@N00/761546412/>.
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