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Resources & Services for Diverse Student Groups - Chapter Summary
This chapter explores ways to provide appropriate information resources and services to a diverse group of students. The entertaining lessons also examine the principles of child development, curriculum development and instructional design as they relate to resource and service selection. By completing this chapter, you will be able to:
- Define and discuss the theories and stages of child development
- Explain the impact child development has on information needs and interests
- Discuss how to use diversity to build a library program and collection
- Describe the process of developing diverse multiple-format reading materials
Get started in your study of resources and services for diverse student groups by selecting and reviewing any lesson in this chapter. Feel free to take the quiz accompanying the lesson to gauge your comprehension of its contents. Explore the other lessons in this chapter to further boost your knowledge, and clarify any details you don't fully grasp by sending questions to our experts. Before the day of your test, check your understanding of this chapter by taking the practice exam.
1. What Is Child Development? - Definition, Theories & Stages
Child development is the period of physical, cognitive, and social growth that begins at birth and continues through early adulthood. This lesson discusses the theories, stages, and major milestones of child development and ends with a quiz to test what you have learned.
2. How Child Development Affects Information Needs & Interests
A school librarian has many different responsibilities, and one of them is understanding the relationship between child development and needs within the library. This lesson focuses on helping you understand this connection.
3. Using Diversity to Build a Library Program & Collection
As a library media teacher, you are probably interested in building and maintaining the best collection possible for your school. This lesson helps you understand how to use the diversity of your community to help you build your collection.
4. Developing Diverse Multiple Format Reading Materials
Learn how to develop a collection of reading and informational materials in multiple formats that support the diverse developmental, cultural, social, and linguistic needs of P-12 students and their communities. Diversity issues will also be discussed.
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Other chapters within the Ohio Assessments for Educators - School Library Media Specialist (041): Practice & Study Guide course
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- Roles & Responsibilities of the Library Media Specialist
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- Planning & Evaluating Library Media Programs
- Developing & Managing the School Library Environment
- Strategies for Promoting Literacy to Students
- Methods & Materials for Information Literacy Skills
- Children's & Young Adult Literature
- Instructional Strategies for School Libraries
- Assessment & Data for School Librarians
- Management of Library Resources
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