Advocacy! Ways to Promote Your Library


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  • Are you an advocate for your school library? Come and explore a variety of ways to promote the worth of your library to your community. Find ways to use the latest technological tools to enhance your program and bring your library to the forefront 24/7.
  • As 21st century learners, we have to well versed in many different ways to reach our students. Just as Gardner pushed us to reach the different ways of learning in the classroom we must also learn to adapt our skills in many types of literacies.
  • R-Click link to show video. Show definition. State Education Technology Directors Association- they support edu. tech leaders in all 50 states. Students learning to read, write, and think. Transliteracy is not a new buzzword, it just gives us a method in which to group the literacy and focus on the main thing. “Students being able to learn, relearn, and unlearn!” (Bobbi Neman) Librarian by Day
  • Free Access: libraries bring free access to all, they also bring opportunity to allIntellectual Freedom – students having the freedom to read what they choose to read -provides free and equal access to information for all people of the community it servesLiteracy -help children and adults develop the skills they need—the ability to read and use computersRelevance to today’s fast paced worldYou make the difference- those are just some of the reasons we should care.What other reasons- take a few minutes and jot down some ideas or talk to a neighbor? We can make a difference with our faculty.
  • Collaboration is one of the best ways to be a advocate for the library program. Toni Buzzeo continues to teach us about the different levels of collaboration. I think we get more bang for our buck when we focus on the data-driven collaboration. Schedules are tight- teachers and administrators are stressed and working hard to build capacity.
  • Teacher Incentives
  • J-What do teacher librarians do? Joyce Valenza
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  • Story Spine with different advocatesStory with PrincipalsTeachersParentsStudents
  • Questions and Answers
  • Advocacy! Ways to Promote Your Library

    1. 1. Goals The learners will  identify their best advocates  learn a variety of ways to advocate in a transliterate culture  engage actively in learning about advocacy through movement
    2. 2. Advocacy is an ongoing effort to developsupport and understanding through specificand sustained efforts over time,incrementally. ----Ken Haycock CC: PHILLIP MARTIN
    3. 3. What is Transliteracy?Transliteracy is the ability to read, writeand interact across a range ofplatforms, tools and media from signingand orality throughhandwriting, print, TV, radio and film, todigital social networks.
    4. 4. Information Literacy
    5. 5. Advocacy You
    6. 6. Why should we care? Because you care about free access to information Because you care about intellectual freedom and free choice Because you believe in literacy Because it keeps libraries relevant Because you can make a difference!
    7. 7. 1 2 3 4 Cooperation Coordination Collaboration Data-DrivenThe teacher and There is a more The teacher and Collaborationlibrary media formal working library media The teacher and libraryspecialist work relationship and an specialist have a media specialist have aindependently but understanding of prolonged and prolonged and interdependentcome together shared missions. interdependent relationship. Theybriefly for mutual The teacher and relationship. They share goals, havebenefit. The library media share goals, have carefully defined rolesrelationship is loose. specialist do some carefully defined in the process, and planning and roles in the process, plan comprehensively communicate more. and plan much more based on the results of comprehensively. evidence of student knowledge, skills, and learning, such as grade level standardized assessments. LEVELS OF INSTRUCTIONAL PARTNERSHIP RUBRIC Buzzeo, Toni. Collaborating to Meet Literacy Standards: Teacher/Librarian Partnerships K-2 Worthington, Ohio: Linworth, 2006.
    8. 8. You
    9. 9. What does it mean to be a 3….2…121st Century Librarian? You know you are a 21 st Century Librarian when….
    10. 10. A teacher librarian has theexpertise to build the capacity ofstudents as effective informationusers through class-based, group and individual instruction. Lyn Hay/Colleen Foley. 2012
    11. 11. Planning Grid: Where do I Fit?Subject Online ResourcesBooks Other Ideas, Activities
    12. 12. Subject: OnlineExample: 4th Grade Resources: Context Clues Brain Pop Discovery Education Read Write Think Writing Fix Books: Other Ideas, Baloney Activities: Sparrow Girl Piggins Context Clue Match Up
    13. 13. Subject: OnlineExample: 7th Grade Resources: Folklore, Legend http://school.nettrekker.c om/goExternal?np=/secti s, Myths ons/external/web/externa l.ftl&pp=/includes/widgets /errors/error.ftl&evlCode= 271017&productName=sc hool&al=Middle (Scholastic website) Myth Writing, Create Your Own Myth Books: Other Ideas, Activities: ebook with folklore: Click on the dots on the Insect facts and folklore world map or choose from a [electronic resource] / L. list of "Legends and Folktales" Patricia Kite. to watch videos of legends from various countries around m/shelf/servlet/Control/1?div the world. Defense Language =2&cust=4209135&ktsID=347 Institute Foreign Language Center: Legends and Folktales
    14. 14.  Your reservation is now confirmed. Date: April 30, 2012 Location: Farine Library See details for your lunch time on the back of this card. To cancel reservation, please call 972-600-7912. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Seuss [‘I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!’]
    15. 15. •Wednesday, Sept. 26•Crockett Middle School Library•To understand what the library has to offer you•To Understand how you can becomeinvolved in your child’s education andunderstand the AP Spanish course
    16. 16. Literacy Nights Tie a LITERACY EVENT with the release of a novel. Invite the family and have multi- stations related to the book. Include students as partners on the committee for planning
    17. 17. Book Clubs for the21st Century Learner
    18. 18. Create Your Own Story Summer Reading Program Kindergarten and 1st Grade Students Designed to help parents select books for early learning and family story times. There will be fun activities for the whole family and exciting prizes! 2nd – 5th Grade StudentsPromote literacy and knowledge through discussion teams and new andexciting books, build new relationships through reading and earn cool booksand prizes. Family Story Time (K-1) and Principal Book Clubs (2-5)
    19. 19. Faculty Book ClubPurpose: To integrate popular YA novels with classroom strategies that can be utilized in all classrooms on campus. We will read a variety of novels throughout the year (one a month) and meet to discuss how we can implement the novel / strategies in our classrooms using WICOR strategies. Please bring one idea of how to incorporate the novel using a WICOR strategy in your classroom. This should be a great opportunity to not only broaden our scope with novels and skills but also find ways to connect with our students through books that they read. If this book did not catch your interest, please look ahead to upcoming titles.
    20. 20. Project: A Place Called Home A Place Called Home will be a transcript exploring the idea of home and family through interviews, documents and personal essays.
    21. 21. The Story SpineThe Story Spine, originally created by playwright Kenn Adams. The Platform • Once Upon a Time…IISD adopted the CScope Curriculum System • Everyday… The Catalyst • But one day…the librarian met with a group of teachers • Then something change… The Consequences • Because of that… • And then …. Occurred The Climax • Until finally… • Then suddenly The Resolution • Ever since then… • And the moral of the story is...
    22. 22. What I heard you say?
    23. 23.  Works Cited Adams, Kenn. The Story Spine. <> 05 Sept. 2012. "American Library Association." American Library Association. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Sept. 2012. <>. Boy Reading Image. Ellen Forsyth, n.d. Web. 2 Aug. 2012. <>. "Doll001.jpg." Carey, Chris. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Aug. 2012. "FREE Original CLIPART for Kids, Teachers, Churches, Parents, WebPages - Created by a Professional Artist." FREE Original CLIPART for Kids, Teachers, Churches, Parents, WebPages - Created by a Professional Artist. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Sept. 2012. <>. Ken Haycock. 2/haycockprint_v19n1-2.shtml. Sept. 2012. Library Background Image. Yahoo!, n.d. Web. 01 Sept. 2012. < m/>.
    24. 24.  Works Cited "Position Statement on the School Librarians Role in Reading." American Library Association. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Sept. 2012. < /roleinreading>. "School Libraries Building Capacity for Student Learning in 21C." School Libraries Building Capacity for Student Learning in 21C. Fay, Lyn and Colleen Foley. Web. 01 Aug. 2012. < choollibraries/assets/pdf/Schoollibraries21C.pdf>. "Transliteracy." Librarian by Day. Bobbi Newman, n.d. Web. 10 Sept. 2012. <>. "What Do TLs Teach?" Valenza, Joyce and Gwyneth Jones, n.d. Web. 01 Aug. 2012. < MC_MayJune12_WhatDoTLsTeach_Corrected_Poster.pdf>.