School Libraries & Learner Agency

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School Libraries & Learner Agency

  1. 1. School Libraries & Learner Agency #jeffcok12 Nancy White 21st Century Learning & Innovation Specialist Academy School District 20 Twitter: @NancyW Photo by Fancy Jantzi, CC licensed on Flickr
  2. 2. Think- Pair - Share Learner Agency is to future success as _________________ is to __________________ #jeffcok12
  3. 3. 2007: AASL Reveals New Standards
  4. 4. AASL Mission for School Libraries “The mission of the school library program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information; students are empowered to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information.”
  5. 5. AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner • Think • Create • Share • Grow
  6. 6. Safe Environment Dispositions Skills Learner Agency Responsibilities SelfAssessment
  7. 7. Photo by Mamamusings, CC licensed on Flickr
  8. 8. Colorado response to AASL Standards • Vision Committee Looked At: • • • • Skills Dispositions in Action Responsibilities Self-Assessment Strategies Photo by Fancy Jantzi, CC licensed on Flickr
  9. 9. Learners have Rights!
  10. 10. The Learner Has the RIGHT to… Think Create Learners have rights! Share Grow Educators must create the conditions for them to do so.
  11. 11. The Learner’s Bill of Rights committee: • Chair: Jody Gehrig, Director of Libraries, Denver Public Schools • Mary Beth Bazzanella, District Office, Jeffco School District • Cheri Hilton, South High School, Denver Public Schools • Nance Nassar, State Library • Carol Peterson, Instructional Technology, Poudre School District • Nancy White, ET-IL Information Literacy Specialist, District Office, Academy 20 School District
  12. 12. Question and be curious
  13. 13. Have personal ideas Photo by Mountain Ridge Library
  14. 14. Choose how to learn and share understanding
  15. 15. Plan and participate in learning at an appropriate level
  16. 16. Grapple with challenging ideas or concepts Photo by Fancy Jantzi, CC Licensed on Flickr
  17. 17. Access the information and resources needed Photo by Buffy Hamilton, CC Licensed on Flickr
  18. 18. Accessing information Curating! Low Agency High Agency Based on chart by By Ronald J. Bonnstetter: Available http://wolfweb.unr.edu/homepage/jcannon/ejse/bonnstetter.html
  19. 19. Participate in and contribute to a learning network Photo by Buffy Hamilton, CC licensed on Flickr Photo by San Mateo, CC licensed on Flickr
  20. 20. Think critically, solve problems and make decisions CC Photo from Wikipedia, Gulliver Academy
  21. 21. Make mistakes and learn from them Flickr CC Licensed Picture by Buffy Hamilton, The UnQuiet Library
  22. 22. Reflect on learning Microsoft Clipart
  23. 23. This is what agency looks like in a school library! Picture cc licensed by Alaska Library Association on Flickr
  24. 24. Nick Rate, principal at Kumeroa-Hopelands School in New Zealand wrote: “Some of the key words that describe student agency: enabling, empowering, self-monitoring, goals, feedback, meta-cognition, active, responsive, self-directed and meaningful.” Rate, Nick. (2013, June 4). “Student Agency.” Available http://nickrate.com/author/nick/
  25. 25. In the school library, students… • Are enabled Picture cc licensed by Matthiu Aubry on Flickr
  26. 26. In the school library, students… • Are empowered Pictures cc licensed by Alaska Library Association on Flickr
  27. 27. In the school library, students… • Practice selfmonitoring Pictures cc licensed by Alaska Library Association on Flickr
  28. 28. In the school library, students… • Set and follow goals Pictures cc licensed by Alaska Library Association on Flickr
  29. 29. In the school library, students… • Receive feedback Picture cc licensed by Alaska Library Association on Flickr
  30. 30. In the school library, students… • Are guided to practice metacognition Pictures cc licensed by Alaska Library Association on Flickr
  31. 31. In the school library, students… • Are active Pictures cc licensed by Alaska Library Association on Flickr
  32. 32. In the school library, students… • Are responsive Picture cc licensed by Alaska Library Association on Flickr
  33. 33. In the school library, students… • Are self-directed Pictures cc licensed by Alaska Library Association on Flickr
  34. 34. In the school library, students… • Find Meaning Pictures cc licensed by Alaska Library Association on Flickr
  35. 35. Think- Pair - Share Libraries are to Learner Agency as _________________ is to __________________ #jeffcok12
  36. 36. Here’s What it Looks Like Arvada West High School Library Susie Lackey, Teacher-Librarian
  37. 37. Reflect-now its your turn • What’s one or two things you are going to do next week to increase your students agency? • How might you work with your school library to accomplish this? tinyurl.com/librariesandlearneragency
  38. 38. Thank You! Nancy White Twitter: @NancyW Blog: d20innovation.d20blogs.org/

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