Reading Workshops are Most Effective with a Teacher-Librarian
- Gifted Readers and Libraries: A Natural Fit. Haslam-Odoardi, Rebecca // Teacher Librarian;Feb2010, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p32
The article discusses reading instruction aimed at gifted readers and the role of the teacher-librarian in supporting high-ability learners. Particular focus is given to the program Advanced Readers At Risk: Rescuing an Underserved Population funded by a Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented...
- Family Literacy Programs--Opportunities and Possibilities. Chance, Rosemary // Teacher Librarian;Jun2010, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p8
The article discusses the development of family literacy programs in school libraries. A definition of family literacy is presented and the benefits of increased family literacy on parental involvement in their children's education are explored. Components of family literacy programs are...
- teacher-librarians as reading guides. Mcpherson, Keith // Teacher Librarian;Dec2007, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p70
The article reports on the role of the teacher-librarian in the guided reading program in elementary education. Guided reading is an educational approach that helps readers negotiate texts and develop independent reading strategies. The teacher's role in guided reading is explored. Research has...
- Precious Children. Killeen, Erlene // Teacher Librarian;Apr2012, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p60
The author presents a personal narrative of her experiences teaching lessons to kindergarten through second grade (K-2) students, discussing displays of student work, book genres, and craft-making.
- Strategic directions and newer dilemmas for teacher-librarians and school library resource centres. Haycock, Ken // School Libraries in Canada;2002, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p14
Examines the role of school libraries in improving student achievement. Assessment of the scope of student achievement; Analysis of the school size; Influence of teacher on student learning.
- Each child is special. Williams, Carmelita K. // Reading Today;Feb/Mar2001, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p8
Deals with the main components of reading programs for children. Essential areas for the acquisition of reading skills; Classroom activities that must be included in the program; Role of parents in the learning process; Qualities that reading teachers must possess.
- Asking the Right Questions: How to Select an Informal Reading Inventory. Flippo, Rona F.; Holland, Dari-Ann D.; McCarthy, Mary T.; Swinning, Elizabeth A. // Reading Teacher;Sep2009, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p79
The article discusses the types of questions elementary grade teachers should ask when administering an Informal Reading Inventory (IRI). According to the article, IRIs are an assessment tool that gauges individual students' word recognition, oral reading, strengths, weaknesses, fluency, and...
- the phone: a tool for learning. Marcoux, Elizabeth "Betty" // Teacher Librarian;Apr2009, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p73
The article offers suggestions for the use of cell phones in kindergarten through grade 12 education. It examines learning opportunities provided by cell phones and smartphones including reading opportunities, instant connection to information, and tools to provide feedback. Particular focus is...
- Valuable Volunteers: How to Find, Use, and Keep Them. McGown, Sue W. // Library Media Connection;Oct2007, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p10
The article offers tips on how teacher-librarians can find, use and keep volunteers to assist school library program. They provide the time necessary for librarians to cooperate with teachers to plan for appropriate lessons for students. Volunteers also understand the process of preparing books...