10/5/2011 6 Information Literacy Skills How we do it in Bellevue, Nebraska
Who are we? Terry Osborn, LeMay Elementary School Beth Agar, Two Springs Elementary School Kate Bischoff, Bellevue Elementary School 10/5/2011 7
80 years!! That’s how much combined experience we have as librarians! No wonder our district asked us to write the curriculum. 10/5/2011 No wonder our district asked us to write library curriculum. 8
We were delighted to write curriculum! We know a lot! Our curriculum validates what we do! We are part of the “assessment” movement! Library skills are recognized as a legitimate part of the school curriculum! 10/5/2011 9
10 Our District 9000 + students 15 K-6 grade level elementary schools 3 7-8 grade level middle schools 2 9-12 grade level high schools Bellevue is a suburb of Omaha, Nebraska Flexible scheduling? What’s that?
The journey………. 1980s scope and sequence 5 years to develop 10/5/2011 11
10/5/2011 17 The Four Standards become our Essential Objectives 1. Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge. 2. Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge. 3. Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society. 4.Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.
Contact Information Terry Osborn email@example.com Kate Bischoff kbischoff4768@ cox.net Beth Agar firstname.lastname@example.org 10/5/2011 22
Resources McTighe, Jay and Wiggins, Grant. Understanding by Design. New Jersey:Prentice Hall. 2005. American Association of School Librarians. Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. Chicago: American Library Association. 2007. http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards 10/5/2011 23