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Activism and the school librarian

Deborah D. Levitov

Activism and the school librarian

tools for advocacy and survival

by Deborah D. Levitov

  • 112 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Libraries Unlimited in Santa Barbara, California .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aims and objectives,
  • Political activity,
  • Public relations,
  • Marketing,
  • Professional relationships,
  • School libraries,
  • Social advocacy,
  • Libraries and education,
  • School librarians,
  • Citizen participation,
  • Government policy,
  • Libraries and community

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDeborah D. Levitov, editor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ682.4.S34 A28 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25330991M
    ISBN 109781610691871, 9781610691888
    LC Control Number2012016873

      NYT, 11/26/16 That New York times article from early November about what works in activism. Report: Citizen-centric Advocacy: The UnTapped Power of Constituent Engagement Years of research culmimated in this report about the most effective means of influencing your congresspeople.   Securing school library programs, like most everything in education, is a question of money. “Our policy perspective is there’s no earmark available for libraries—whether it’s school.

    actively support school library programs (Kachel, a). increase the school library’s visibility through branding According to teacher-librarian Kelsey Barker (), “The purpose of school library advocacy is to demonstrate the value of what we do” (p. 35). For many school librarians, however, this involves. As an elementary school librarian, I am the one person on campus who interacts with every student in every class on a weekly — and for many, daily — basis. by way of creating a space where books and reading partner with collaborative play and community is what being a librarian — and book lover — means to me today.

    library content on the school intranet and website. Incorporating weeding activities into your regular library duties is the best way to highlight the strengths of your collection. Carrying out regular but manageable weeding keeps the task from being overwhelming.   This summer, the Institute of Museum and Library Services announced that Antioch University Seattle has received a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grant to study the decline of school.


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Activism and the school librarian by Deborah D. Levitov Download PDF EPUB FB2

School libraries provide an essential service to the community, but without proper funding few libraries stand a chance to maintain the resources they offer―or to survive at all.

School librarians can play an instrumental role in the survival of their programs. This how-to book provides school librarians with effective advocacy and activism. Buy Activism and the School Librarian: Tools for Advocacy and Survival: Read Books Reviews -   School libraries provide an essential service to the community, but without proper funding few libraries stand a chance to maintain the resources they offer—or to survive at all.

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Activism and the School Librarian: Tools for Advocacy and Survival offers straightforward, practical approaches for creating advocacy programs. This guidebook examines the characteristics for becoming Brand: ABC-CLIO. School librarians can play an instrumental role in the survival of their programs.

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Trying to return a library book on time should be the last thing a student worries about at this time. If you restrict students from checking out new books if they have overdue titles, consider suspending the rule for now. If you have checkout limits, increase them so students have books to read at home if school closes unexpectedly.

The Chinese-language books were written by activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung, localist Horace Chin Wan-kan and Civic Party lawmaker Tanya Chan. A search of the nine titles on the library website on. Become a school librarian because you want each day to be different from the next.

Become a school librarian because you are good a juggling a million things at once. Become a school librarian to build and grow the kind of library that your students and staff deserve.

Become a school librarian because it's the best job in the school. I promise. When I became a public librarian I had my own ideas about what the job would entail.

I knew I loved books and that I loved helping people. I knew that I relished the idea of giving people access to information and ideas they couldn’t get in other places. I didn’t connect being a librarian with being an activist for social or political change.

Get this from a library. Activism and the school librarian: tools for advocacy and survival. [Deborah D Levitov;] -- "This book provides practical strategies and step-by-step plans for developing advocacy initiatives for school libraries"   9.

Librarians build citizenship and respect for institutions. Do you remember how it felt when you discovered you could borrow any book on any topic from the library for free. Libraries give kids tangible evidence of the benefits of living in a democracy.

Librarians are champions of equity. School libraries aren't just for the students anymore. As more schools and districts across the county announced closings, school librarians are working hard to do what they do best — put books in kids' hands. On Thursday, Captain Elementary School librarian Tom Bober tweeted that with the likelihood of an extended break, he "drastically" expanded the number of books each student could take home from his Missouri library.

School librarians play a key role in creating readers alongside parents, teachers, and public librarians.

Discover ways to work with your community to help students develop as readers. Find ideas to support students with different interests and abilities. Rachel Van. The definition of social activism is an intentional action with the goal of bringing about social change.

It is doubtful that any would say directly that we are doing the above activities to promote social change, but we do at times say we are doing this to promote peace, tolerance, and another ALA value, the public good.

A visit from John Schumacher, Ambassador of School Libraries, Scholastic, including a book giveaway for every student in the school.

An invitation to participate in a Scholastic Book Fairs Summer Reading Summit (including airfare, one night hotel stay and summit registration). School librarians have found various ways to manage their collections during the pandemic. Some schools are still handing out books along with free lunches, others are accepting returns during pickup of students’ belongings at the end of the year.

And still others are allowing books to stay with readers until they come back to school. Moline mom raising money to fill QC school libraries with more multicultural and diverse books So far, the Facebook fundraiser has raised more than $6, which will help buy more than books.

Each Monday, The Classroom Bookshelf posts an entry on a recently published book for children or young adults. Each entry includes three sections: Book Review, Teaching Invitations, and Further Explorations.

Our goal is to identify books that can be used in. School libraries are a wonderful resource – but one that can be overlooked in the hustle and bustle of school life. Maybe that’s how we like it sometimes, but like everyone at school right now, library staff are rising to the challenge of providing a service that adapts to new restrictions – from remote learning and live-streaming book readings to providing a safe environment .School Librarians.

School librarians can be an excellent resource for assisting teachers and students in identifying books and other reading materials to get and keep students engaged in reading in such a way that the volume of what they read increases as well as the vocabulary, background knowledge, and critical concepts that they are requiring (Neuman, ).- The core values of librarianship support democracy, access, diversity, intellectual freedom, education, lifelong learning, as well as supporting the public good.

When these values are threatened, social activism is sometimes needed. See more ideas about Social activities, Core values and Education pins.