Drawing on recent research, this book explores the connection between libraries, literacy, reading engagement and wellbeing, providing powerful advocacy support for school library professionals seeking to illustrate the role they play in supporting students' literacy learning and wellbeing.
'The book's relevance to colleagues in both managerial and front-line roles is achieved by advising how to articulate strategic ambition as well as sharing practical tips... A rallying cry to inspire your team, have a shared vision, and keep your service human!'- Information Professional
A practically based overview of current and emerging copyright issues facing those working in e-learning that will allow professionals to work confidently, effectively and legally in the virtual learning environment.
In this important new book, bestselling author and expert instructional librarian Burkhardt decodes the Framework, putting its conceptual approach into straightforward language while offering more than 50 classroom-ready Framework-based exercises. Guiding instructors towards helping students cross each threshold.
This book focuses on the importance of reading for pleasure and the difference that it can make to a person's life chances, with a focus upon how libraries and librarians help reluctant and struggling readers.
Creating a School Library with Impact: A Beginners Guide is an introductory manual for anyone entering or looking to enter the exciting world of school librarianship in primary or secondary school settings.
Provides a sound background to the various aspects of library provision for 6-18 year olds. This book outlines a vision for children's library services and carves out a strategy for engaging with the challenges and opportunities for children's librarians and policy makers in the Google environment.
Covers various aspects of promoting reading to and with children and young people from birth right through to teenage years. This title is suitable for practitioners and students of librarianship in both the public and school sectors, and for teachers, consultants and educators concerned with literacy and reading.