The role of the teacher librarian

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A brief description of some of the roles of the teacher librarian

A brief description of some of the roles of the teacher librarian

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  • 1. Teacher librarian… a complexand multifaceted role. (Herring 2007)Its all too complicated... by Prescott PymAttribution-NoDerivs License
  • 2. “Teacher librarians support andimplement the vision of their schoolcommunities through advocatingand building effective library andinformation services and programsthat contribute to the developmentof lifelong learners.”ALIA 2004The Digital Scholar by Giulia ForsytheAttribution License
  • 3. Teacher and children in front of sod schoolhouseby Marion DossAttribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike LicenseTeacherKnowledge of currenteducational pedagogy.ALIA (2004)
  • 4. LibrarianProvide exemplary reference and information services to theschool community. (ALIA 2004)Library by Gerald PereiraAttribution-NonCommercial License
  • 5. Team Play by Prashant MenonAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs LicenseTeamPlayerCollaborate with teachers toplan and implementinformation literacy andliterature programs that resultin positive student learningoutcomes.ALIA (2004)
  • 6. LeaderADER by G CACAKIANbution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs LicenseCurriculumInformation LiteracyDigital CitizenshipLiteracyActively engage in schoolleadership and participate in keycommittees. (ALIA 2004)
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  • 9. ReadingAdvocateHave a detailed knowledge ofhow to promote and fosterreading. (ALIA 2004)eReaders Vs Paper Books by Keith DavenportAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License
  • 10. Instructional partnerCreate and foster library-related professional development opportunities forstaff. ALIA (2004)Lego 30160 Batman Jetski. by Do-Hyun KimAttribution-ShareAlike License
  • 11. Budget managerBudget for improvement in library and information services and programs.ALIA (2004)[116/365] Piggy Bank by PascalAttribution-NonCommercial License
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  • 13. Information Services managerMeeting the needs of the post-literatesociety.A rich professional knowledge ofnational standards for library andinformation managementALIA (2004)Social Media Information Overload by Mark SmiciklasAttribution-NoDerivs License
  • 14. AND…Understand thatprofessionally managedand resourced schoollibraries are crucial tothe achievements of theschool community. ALIA(2004)Learning to Draw by Candlelight by Trey RatcliffAttribution License
  • 15. ReferencesAustralian Library and Information Association.(2004). Standards for professional excellence forteacher librarians., J. (2007). Teacher librarians and the schoollibrary. In Ferguson (Ed). Libraries in the twenty-firstcentury : charting new directions in information (pp27-42). Wagga Wagga, NSW : Centre for InformationStudies, Charles Sturt University.