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School Library Communication & Collaboration - Chapter Summary
Study ways school libraries can communicate and collaborate with students, staff members and parents/guardians to promote information literacy. Short lessons examine ways to build collaborative environments, address library users' needs and more. Completing this chapter will enable you to:
- Share ways library media specialists can effectively communicate with the learning community
- Detail ways to communicate with library users about their needs and interests
- Discuss elements needed to build a collaborative environment within the school community
- List collaboration strategies for developing, implementing and evaluating library media programs
- Explain how to improve student learning through collaboration with colleagues
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1. Library Program & Communication with the Learning Community
If you are a school librarian, then communicating with others in your learning community will help you be more successful at your job. This lesson discusses the role of communication and strategies for effective communication from the library.
2. Communicating with Library Users About Needs & Interests
As a school library media specialist, you can do a better job if you find out more about your patrons' needs and interests. This lesson discusses what you can do to keep these important lines of communication open.
3. Building a Collaborative Environment Within the School Community
In this lesson, we will discuss effective steps towards building a collaborative environment within a school community. Also, we will explore different forms of communication to aid in the collaboration process.
4. Collaboration Strategies for Library Media Programs
Effective collaboration with members of your school community promotes successful programming. In this lesson, you will learn ways in which you can collaborate with stakeholders to develop, implement, and evaluate your library media program.
5. Collaborating with Colleagues to Improve Student Learning
As a teacher, you are not alone. You have a variety of other professionals to call upon to help improve student learning. In this lesson, we look at how to leverage their expertise to improve outcomes.
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Other chapters within the Ohio Assessments for Educators - School Library Media Specialist (041): Practice & Study Guide course
- Roles of the Library Media Program
- Roles & Responsibilities of the Library Media Specialist
- 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
- Resources & Services for Diverse Student Groups
- Instructional Strategies for School Libraries
- Assessment & Data for School Librarians
- Management of Library Resources
- OAE School Library Media Specialist Flashcards