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.
- The Role of a School Library in a School's Reading Program. Marcoux, Elizabeth "Betty; Loertscher, David V. // Teacher Librarian;Oct2009, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p8
The article discusses what program connections that the teacher-librarian can make that contribute to the success of the school's reading program. Several initiatives from collaboration between the school's classroom teacher, the reading specialist, and the teacher-librarian that increases...
- Library Staffing Benefits Latino Student Achievement. Nelson, Jeanne // CSLA Journal;Spring2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p14
The article discusses the author's dissertation which focused on the ways in which school library programs affected the academic achievement of Latino students. In the dissertation, data, which was collected from the State School Library Survey in California, indicated that Latino students were...
- 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.
- From activity to learning: using cultural historical activity theory to model school library programmes and practices. Meyers, Eric M. // Information Research;Apr2007, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p16
Introduction: changes in educational policy and practice demand that we examine school library programmes from a new perspective. As a model that takes a developmental view of minds in context, Cultural Historical Activity Theory is particularly well suited to the study of school libraries and...