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Contemporary Libraries

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This is the introductory presentation I used for the whole day workshop that I ran as a consultant for Pearson. This workshop was run in both Sydney and Melbourne, for groups of Teacher Librarians, and focused on refreshing skills and knowledge as well as introducing and sharing new ideas.

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Contemporary Libraries

  1. 1. A Pearson Professional Learning Opportunity School Libraries Today
  2. 2. Wordsalad Drawn from Joyce Valenza’s Manifesto for 21st Century Teacher Librarians http://www.teacherlibrarian.com/2011/05/01/manifesto-for-21st-century-teacher-librarians/
  3. 3. Keepers of knowledge
  4. 4. The mission of librarians is to improve society through facilitating knowledge creation in their communities. Welcome. (n.d.). The Atlas of New Librarianship. Retrieved from http://www.newlibrarianship.org/wordpress/ 18 February 2014.
  5. 5. Why do we need libraries when we have the internet in our pocket?
  6. 6. It depends what you mean by ‘library’!
  7. 7. Libraries: so much more than books.
  8. 8. We know we are valuable… But we MUST cement our position in schools!
  9. 9. Rizvi, S., Donnelly, K., & Barber, M. (2012). Oceans of Innovation: The Atlantic, the Pacific, global leadership and the future of education. http://www.pearson.com/oceans.html
  10. 10. Well educated = E(K+T+L)
  11. 11. Knowledge
  12. 12. Thinking
  13. 13. Leadership
  14. 14. Ethics
  15. 15. Imagination
  16. 16. Hughes, H. E. (2013). School libraries, teacher- librarians and their contribution to student literacy development in Gold Coast schools. Lonsdale, M., Australian Council for Educational Research, & Australian School Library Association. (2003). Impact of school libraries on student achievement: a review of the research  2013 Australian School Library Survey. Softlink.
  17. 17. Presentation Title runs here l 00/00/0033
  18. 18. What do we do to achieve these results? Has your practice changed? How has your practice changed?
  19. 19. Joyce Valenza’s Manifesto • Reading • Information Landscape • Collection Development • Facilities and the Library Space • Access, Equity and Advocacy • Audience and Collaboration • Copyright, Copyleft and Information Ethics • New technology tools • Professional Development and professionalism • Teaching, Learning and Reference • Into the future (acknowledging the best of the past)
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