Gearing Up   Elgin Academy       for the21st Century Learner
WHY?“The curious are always in some danger.If you are curious you might never come home”Jeanette Winterson
WHY?   Pedagogical Shifts in the 21st CenturyTeacher directed learning ➥ Self/ participatory learningClassroom learning ➥ ...
WHY?       Learning is more integrated than ever.There is a direct connection between the curriculum,       the library an...
HOW?        Key Initiatives"The future is already here... Its just not evenly distributed.”William Gibson
HOW? - Key Movements   WEB 1.0 was for viewing and linking          WEB 2.0 is about participation                        ...
HOW?-Key Spheres                                                       Web 3.0                          Reading           ...
HOW? –Key Work Areas:    To integrate with the principles, practice and progress    of:     - A Curriculum for Excellence(...
HOW? Key Work Areas:    To integrate with the principles, practice and progress of    A Curriculum for Excellence(AcfE)   ...
HOW? Key Service Areas:                   Focus for learning;                   Supports the development of literacy;     ...
HOW? Key Work Areas related to AcfE:       Fostering CAPABILITIES in the Library Resource Centre(LRC)      1. Support succ...
HOW? Key Work Areas related to AcfE :       Fostering CAPABILITIES in the Library Resource Centre(LRC)    3. Encourage res...
HOW? –Key Work Areas: Focus on IL    To integrate with the principles, practice and progress of:    A National Information...
HOW?: Key Work Areas: Focus on IL
HOW?: Key Work Areas: IL related to SCDF levels
HOW? – Beyond Information Literacy      From The North Carolina Middle School Journal [http://is.gd/PCngcu]
HOW? Key Work Areas: GLOW    To integrate with the principles, practice and progress of:    Opportunities             Core...
WHAT?“ “What” ain’t no country I’ve heard of…. They speak English in “What?””Samuel L. Jackson (from the film“Pulp Fiction”)
WHAT?- A Future Library Professional’s Life:       Making a significant impact on teaching and learning               Maki...
WHAT?     Elgin Academy    Library Resource     Centre(EA-LRC)             WHAT?      Forward Plan         Draft
WHAT? - Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre (EA-LRC)Forward Plan                         Direction 1:     To develop Pol...
WHAT? - Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre (EA-LRC)Forward Plan                          Direction 2:     To streamline...
WHAT? - Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre (EA-LRC)Forward Plan                          Direction 3:     To create a D...
WHAT? - Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre (EA-LRC)Forward Plan                         Direction 4:     To be a Traini...
WHAT? - Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre (EA-LRC)Forward Plan - Benefits                         Short term:        B...
WHAT? - Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre (EA-LRC)Forward Plan: Benefits                      Medium Term:       An im...
WHAT?- Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre (EA-LRC)Forward Plan: Benefits                              Long Term:    Rai...
Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC) Forward Plan             To achieve this
Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC) Forward PlanStep One : Establish Parameters   Survey of current practice   St...
Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC) Forward PlanStep Two : Setup Policy and Procedures    All relevant documents ...
Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC) Forward PlanStep Three : Review EALRC related to Standards    Staffing    Mat...
Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC) Forward PlanStep Four : Implementation                  a. MATERIALS         ...
Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC)Forward Plan: Outcomes for Students    They can begin to ......             Wo...
Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC)Forward Plan: Outcomes for Teachers    They can begin to see......   1. Resear...
Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC)Forward Plan: Outcomes for Library Workers    They can begin to see......   1....
THANK YOU“It is not the strongest of the species that survive,nor the most intelligent, but the one mostresponsive to chan...
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  1. 1. Gearing Up Elgin Academy for the21st Century Learner
  2. 2. WHY?“The curious are always in some danger.If you are curious you might never come home”Jeanette Winterson
  3. 3. WHY? Pedagogical Shifts in the 21st CenturyTeacher directed learning ➥ Self/ participatory learningClassroom learning ➥ Networked/global learningStandards driven ➥ Exploring ideas and conceptsTeaching ➥ Active learningTeacher expertise ➥ Collaborative learning partners
  4. 4. WHY? Learning is more integrated than ever.There is a direct connection between the curriculum, the library and the learning experience There is a symbiotic relationship between the learning resource, the learner, the teacher and the librarian.
  5. 5. HOW? Key Initiatives"The future is already here... Its just not evenly distributed.”William Gibson
  6. 6. HOW? - Key Movements WEB 1.0 was for viewing and linking WEB 2.0 is about participation Web 3.0 Will be a thread through the data universe our context and any context their/our data infinitely reconnected for other and ever smarter uses Personal Learning Environments; - Twitter etc. Personal Learning Networks – Skype, rafi.ki Personal web tools – Facebook, Tumblr Cloud computing – Open access software Mixed Reality (e, v and p)
  7. 7. HOW?-Key Spheres Web 3.0 Reading Development Extending the Information Curriculum Fluency Bringing the Library ALIVE!
  8. 8. HOW? –Key Work Areas: To integrate with the principles, practice and progress of: - A Curriculum for Excellence(AcfE) - A National Information Literacy Framework(Scotland) - GLOW
  9. 9. HOW? Key Work Areas: To integrate with the principles, practice and progress of A Curriculum for Excellence(AcfE) Fostering Capabilities to create through its Pillars .... - Successful learners, - Raising standards - Confident individuals, - Improving knowledge - Effective contributors, - Developing skills - Responsible citizens bringing … life to learning; learning to life; library to life
  10. 10. HOW? Key Service Areas: Focus for learning; Supports the development of literacy; Supports attainment; Increases reading confidence and fluency; Shares knowledge of resources; Creates clear links between literacy activities & AcfE Selects, organises & manages resources ; Assists with the effective use of ICT in Matches resources to learners’ needs learning and teaching LIBRARY RESOURCE CENTRE Facilitate access to a wider range of lending Ensures effective retrieval through the ILS, services websites, databases and Glow; Promote and forge partnerships; • information skills programmes across the • Provide information, bibliographic and curriculum; research services; The development of information literacy; • Support personal and social development
  11. 11. HOW? Key Work Areas related to AcfE: Fostering CAPABILITIES in the Library Resource Centre(LRC) 1. Support successful learners 2. Developing confident individuals through: through: • developing listening and talking skills •applying library skills across other • acquiring analytical skills contexts • making critical personal responses to • experiencing a range of feelings to texts resources • choosing and reading more • trusting personal preferences when demanding texts choosing resources • developing presentation skills to • learning independently, and in groups engage others with to carry their ideas out research and presentation tasks • learning how to use the LRC well • effectively skimming, scanning and • understanding and developing note-making information literacy • using resources well for a range of • using websites constructively for purposes research • planning research, with no or little • learning how to prepare a detailed support bibliography • carrying out peer and self-evaluation
  12. 12. HOW? Key Work Areas related to AcfE : Fostering CAPABILITIES in the Library Resource Centre(LRC) 3. Encourage responsible citizens 4. Creating effective contributors through: through: • learning to care about and share information resources • share experiences, stories and • developing a greater understanding of opinions with others other people, beliefs and cultures • developing the ability to ask • developing sensitivity to others appropriate questions through engagement with resources and • using resources well to develop respecting others in the LRC knowledge and understanding, and • being involved in LRC developments critical thinking • using careers information effectively • helping with LRC or literacy activities • taking part in cultural events which develop leadership skills • developing informed and ethical • taking part in activities which develop viewpoints and sustain arguments, opinions and • researching projects and properly debate citing sources of information and ideas • being part of a team through • developing good personal judgement opportunities provided in and by the of resources LRC • using ICT responsibly
  13. 13. HOW? –Key Work Areas: Focus on IL To integrate with the principles, practice and progress of: A National Information Literacy Framework Scotland Image from http://caledonianblogs.net/nilfs/
  14. 14. HOW?: Key Work Areas: Focus on IL
  15. 15. HOW?: Key Work Areas: IL related to SCDF levels
  16. 16. HOW? – Beyond Information Literacy From The North Carolina Middle School Journal [http://is.gd/PCngcu]
  17. 17. HOW? Key Work Areas: GLOW To integrate with the principles, practice and progress of: Opportunities Core of the Co-Create teams Access GLOW learning materials Publicise additions to the LRC, I Invite item requests Participate in virtual discussions Develop e-learning materials to support LRC courses Create online tutorials Dynamic book discussion groups Tagging of learning materials/OPAC “Ask the librarian" Librarians as GLOW mentors
  18. 18. WHAT?“ “What” ain’t no country I’ve heard of…. They speak English in “What?””Samuel L. Jackson (from the film“Pulp Fiction”)
  19. 19. WHAT?- A Future Library Professional’s Life: Making a significant impact on teaching and learning Making the library space (online and offline)stimulating, fun and enjoyable Motivating all kinds of readers/searchers/creators Keeping up-to-date and staying part of the big picture Being a leader not a follower Encouraging learners and teachers to be creative and innovative
  20. 20. WHAT? Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EA-LRC) WHAT? Forward Plan Draft
  21. 21. WHAT? - Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre (EA-LRC)Forward Plan Direction 1: To develop Policies & Procedures : Based on a Library 3.0 Orientation (open, social, semantic, mobile) Standards for staff, services and collections Procedures for all aspects of the library service Evaluation Criteria
  22. 22. WHAT? - Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre (EA-LRC)Forward Plan Direction 2: To streamline the Document Cycle : Review selection criteria (in liaison with faculty) Review ordering procedures Review receipt and access procedures Economies of scale - $$ saved through co-ordinated procedures
  23. 23. WHAT? - Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre (EA-LRC)Forward Plan Direction 3: To create a Digital Portal: which integrates with: library management system eLearning Digital Content and Services Interactive Environments (e.g. GLOW)
  24. 24. WHAT? - Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre (EA-LRC)Forward Plan Direction 4: To be a Training Provider: Developing Guided Enquiry as a core skill Implementing National Information Literacy Framework Workshops for Faculty and Library Co-operation Co-ordinate training for library and faculty
  25. 25. WHAT? - Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre (EA-LRC)Forward Plan - Benefits Short term: Better co-ordinated procedures; Librarian’s time centred on learner-centred activity;
  26. 26. WHAT? - Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre (EA-LRC)Forward Plan: Benefits Medium Term: An improved student experience; More integrated learning process; More value derived from the materials and the LRC; Better co-operation between faculty and LRC.
  27. 27. WHAT?- Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre (EA-LRC)Forward Plan: Benefits Long Term: Raised Status for EA with a resultant effect on reputation and matriculation; A dynamic environment with independent learners, engaged faculty and informed engaged Library staff A 21st century learning environment An LRC fully integrated into the teaching and learning cycle EA will be ready for Web 3.0
  28. 28. Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC) Forward Plan To achieve this
  29. 29. Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC) Forward PlanStep One : Establish Parameters Survey of current practice Strategy Document Budget Proposal Work Plan
  30. 30. Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC) Forward PlanStep Two : Setup Policy and Procedures All relevant documents including: Policy Framework Document Library Standards Manual Library Procedure Manual [based on international /national benchmarking and in consultation with library staff and faculty]
  31. 31. Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC) Forward PlanStep Three : Review EALRC related to Standards Staffing Materials & Equipment IT Infrastructure – Hub and Network Space Review
  32. 32. Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC) Forward PlanStep Four : Implementation a. MATERIALS Establish online selection tools Set up liaison with faculty/students Identify key digital resources Consolidate the materials order (physical & digital) Order, Receive, Distribute, Ensure Their Use, Evaluate b. ICT Establish library protocols and practice c. TRAINING Review ILS software Prepare and implement Information Plan e-learning software Fluency Curriculum Establish EALRC Portal Work with faculty to integrate library into the learning/study cycle (or develop within GLOW) Training for library staff
  33. 33. Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC)Forward Plan: Outcomes for Students They can begin to ...... Work independently and collaboratively to solve problems Analyse information critically in all formats and media contexts Apply information strategically to solve personal and social problems Make decisions based on accurate and current information Use information and communication technologies with skill, purpose and wisdom Respect information sources and diverse perspectives Honour intellectual property and privacy rights Appreciate the aesthetic qualities of various creative and scientific expressions Communicate effectively and expressively using a variety of information and media formats. [From Achieving Information Literacy (AIL) Canadian Association for School Libraries (2003)]
  34. 34. Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC)Forward Plan: Outcomes for Teachers They can begin to see...... 1. Research quality rise 2. An improvement in the output of students; 3. Job satisfaction increase as the learning process shifts to collaborative mode 4. New opportunities for professional collaboration and development 5. Personal learning transformed
  35. 35. Elgin Academy Library Resource Centre(EALRC)Forward Plan: Outcomes for Library Workers They can begin to see...... 1. Themselves at the core of the learning cycle 2. A greater diversity of roles to challenge them; 3. A richer career path 4. New opportunities for professional collaboration 5. Personal learning transformed
  36. 36. THANK YOU“It is not the strongest of the species that survive,nor the most intelligent, but the one mostresponsive to change”.Charles Darwin REFERENCES "The Future of Research and Scholarship - Open, Social, Semantic, Mobile“ - http://is.gd/jxXDQB “A Perfect Match: Library 2.0 in support of IB framework of learning” - http://is.gd/ai6BXB “The Next Big Thing is Web 3.0 – Catch It If You Can” - http://is.gd/x2IOBk “Learning in the 21st Century” - http://is.gd/HR5UKr JISC RSC Info Literacy Package http://is.gd/7iwnDy Professional library support for Curriculum for Excellence www.slainte.org.uk Curriculum for Excellence www.ltscotland.org.uk/curriculumforexcellence/ Scottish Library and Information Council www.slainte.org.uk/slic/schoollibs/index.htm National Literacy Framework - www.caledonian.ac.uk/ils/framework.html “Librarians should get out there ... and start knocking on doors”/Douglas Blane TESS ,6 Feb., 2009

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