Edubridge International School opened on July 29th 2013
Toilets : Please take the central staircase and go towards
the back of the building
Coffee / Tea : Go the Little Room at the opposite end of the
WiFi : Network = Edubridge
Password = edu@1234
Lunch is on the second floor in the Bronte Room
Photographs: Please be respectful
We begin with this ...
In your groups …
● Each group goes to one of the tables in the
● You will find a sheet of paper and pencil on
which has A-Z written
● As a group identify an object within the
Library that begins with each alphabet. You
have to be able to see or touch it. Proper names
are not allowed.
● You have 5 minutes to complete this activity
and assemble back in this room
in School Libraries
The aim of this session is to provide an overview
on Library and Information Services in a School
Library, the role of the Librarian, identifying
the gaps information provision, curriculum
support that libraries and Librarians offers.
Reading Advocacy is a significant aspect. How do
provide information literacy.
School Libraries and
The Current Scenario
Describe the present School Library
service that you are a part of
○ Activities / Services
○ Other Information
Why Gung ho / Gung-ho?
Gung ho /ˈɡʌŋˈhoʊ/ is a term in American English used to mean
"enthusiastic" or "dedicated".
Gung ho is an anglicised pronunciation of "gōng hé" (工合), which is
also sometimes anglicised as "kung ho". The two Chinese characters
"gōng" and "hé" are translatable individually as "work" and
gung-ho [guhng-hoh] Show IPA Informal.
adjective 1. wholeheartedly enthusiastic and loyal; eager;
zealous: a gung-ho militaryoutfit.
adverb 2. in a successful manner: The business is going gung-ho.
How do we achieve Gung-ho-ism?
❏ Anticipating Information Needs
❏ Identifying the resources
❏ Being informed about what is
happening around you.
❏ Guiding / training students
❏ Imparting research skills to create
independent life-long learners
How many of us really know what is being taught in
the classes in our schools?
○ Is this information being shared with you
○ If yes, are you making use of it and how?
○ If no, what do we do about it?
○ Is it practically possible to collaborate?
○ What does collaboration look like in your
○ How many school administrators are even
open to this idea?
Mike Eisenberg - Role of the Teacher Librarian
Role of a Teacher Librarian
Are we …. Do we exhibit?
Who we are and
What do we need
How do we create lifelong readers?
How can we help students find books that gets them interested?
Creating a reading bond, connecting with children, sharing
Helping them find books, both fiction and nonfiction, that
interest, excite and engage them.
In order to talk passionately and convincingly about books, we
need to be readers. Never try to hide the fact that you haven't
read a book.
Read Book reviews / Books Reports online and use them for book
selection eg. Goodreads
Lead by Example
“To be information literate, a person
must be able to recognize when
information is needed and have the
ability to locate, evaluate, and use
effectively the needed information.”
Presidential Committee on Information Literacy: Final Report
This report was released on January 10, 1989, in Washington, D.C.