Inquiry and the Common Core Librarians and Teachers Designing Teaching for Learning

Author: Violet H. Harada
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1610695445
Format: PDF
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Practicing librarians and library educators demonstrate the power of inquiry to achieve the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and promote school librarians as key partners in implementing this type of critical teaching and learning in K–12 schools. • Features a foreword by Allison Zmuda, former public high school teacher, renowned education consultant, president of Competent Classroom, member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), and author of numerous publications about learning, including Breaking Free from Myths about Teaching and Learning • Defines and elaborates on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) as they relate to inquiry learning • Describes the role of the school librarian in implementing the CCSS and inquiry learning in the school • Introduces examples of inquiry-focused learning approaches, including guided inquiry design and project-based learning • Provides lesson plans that will spark more practical ideas for inquiry-based instruction that address the CCSS

Guided Inquiry Learning in the 21st Century 2nd Edition

Author: Carol C. Kuhlthau
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440833826
Format: PDF, ePub
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This dynamic approach to an exciting form of teaching and learning will inspire students to gain insights and complex thinking skills from the school library, their community, and the wider world. • Identifies and explains the five kinds of learning accomplished through guided inquiry • Includes a new chapter on how to meet current curricular standards throughout inquiry learning • Introduces the Guided Inquiry Design framework • Describes guided inquiry's unique approach to transforming learning in today's schools • Discusses how to embed student research in the inquiry process at all grade levels

Guided Inquiry Design in Action Elementary School

Author: Leslie K. Maniotes
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 144086036X
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book explores Guided Inquiry Design®, a simple, practical model that addresses all areas of inquiry-based learning and sets the foundation for elementary-age students to learn more deeply. • Describes GID in the elementary school • Offers step-by-step instructions with tested lessons and units created by librarians and teachers • Includes templates for design and implementation in Grades K-5 • Contains examples of Inquiry Tools for use in Grades K-5 • Provides checklists for assessment of learning aligned to standards

Guided Inquiry Design in Action Middle School

Author: Leslie K. Maniotes
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440837651
Format: PDF, Docs
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Supplying classroom-tested lessons and unit plans that can serve as templates, this book demonstrates exactly how to integrate and implement Guided Inquiry Design® (GID) theory into practice. • Answers the needs of teachers and librarians who are seeking actual lesson plans using the GID concepts specifically at the 6th–8th grade levels • Supplies lesson plans and complete units of Guided Inquiry Design® along with materials for implementation • Includes techniques for assessment of learning strategies aligned to the Common Core State Standards • Encourages embedded information literacy and creates student choice

Inquiry Based Learning for Multidisciplinary Programs

Author: Patrick Blessinger
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1784418471
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This volume covers the many issues and concepts of how IBL can be applied to multidisciplinary programs and serves as a conceptual and practical resource and guide for educators and offers practical examples of IBL in action and diverse strategies on how to implement IBL in different contexts.

The Many Faces of School Library Leadership 2nd Edition

Author: Sharon Coatney
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 144084898X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Completely revised with even more contributions added by practicing school librarians, this book further examines the responsibility to lead in many areas and identifies the real-world, day-to-day application of established theory and best practices. • Emphasizes the essential role of school librarians as leaders in technology, literacy, and curriculum in their schools • Presents practical, proven ways from working school librarians to get teachers to collaborate with each other and with the librarian • Prepares school librarians to meet intellectual freedom challenges • Outlines the key duties of school librarians in effective advocacy for their programs

Guided Inquiry Design A Framework for Inquiry in Your School

Author: Carol C. Kuhlthau
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610690109
Format: PDF, Docs
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Today's students need to be fully prepared for successful learning and living in the information age. This book provides a practical, flexible framework for designing Guided Inquiry that helps achieve that goal.

The Many Faces of School Library Leadership

Author: Sharon Coatney
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781440848971
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Completely revised with even more contributions added by practicing school librarians, this book further examines the responsibility to lead in many areas and identifies the real-world, day-to-day application of established theory and best practices. * Emphasizes the essential role of school librarians as leaders in technology, literacy, and curriculum in their schools * Presents practical, proven ways from working school librarians to get teachers to collaborate with each other and with the librarian * Prepares school librarians to meet intellectual freedom challenges * Outlines the key duties of school librarians in effective advocacy for their programs

School Libraries Matter Views From the Research

Author: Mirah J. Dow
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610691628
Format: PDF, Mobi
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As school districts across the United States increasingly question the need for trained librarians, this collection of research-based evidence helps make the case for a state-licensed librarian in every school. • Utilizes evidence-based findings to explain why school libraries—and trained librarians—matter • Illustrates the progression of ideas around current education debates • Shares numerous examples of quantitative and qualitative research design and application • Summarizes the importance of each study and its practical application for working school librarians

Leading the Common Core Initiative A Guide for K 5 School Librarians

Author: Carl A. Harvey II
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610694929
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Defining both the Common Core Standards and the school librarian's role in their implementation, this book offers ready-to-use lesson plans and other tools for grades K–5 and identifies opportunities for collaborative teaching. • Defines the Common Core State Standards in English and mathematics • Draws parallels to American Association of School Librarians (AASL) standards • Discusses the impact of the CCSS on specific aspects of library administration, such as policies and collection management • Examines how CCSS affects classroom and collaborative instruction in the library • Identifies opportunities for the librarian to help in staff development in the CCSS