Here are four questions, presented publicly on the AASL Forum to continue the discussion about the standards. 1) Given the confusion between the very limited actual permissions granted and the much more open permissions that AASL thinks are provided for use of the standards, can you help clarify what the desired level of permission for [...]
The problem is that [a really cool desire to use the standards] is exactly why I brought up this issue for discussion. Under AASL’s current permissions for use, you CANNOT use the language. CANNOT put the standards into Rubicon Atlas (or another curriculum mapping program). CANNOT even link to the pdf document on your website [...]
This past Wednesday, I led a professional development workshop for librarians in the School Library System where I work. We had a professional book discussion around the two new AASL publications; Standards for the 21st Century Learner in Action and Empowering Learners. Overall, the response to these two books was very positive. Kudos (and many [...]
We are talking about the AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner at the New York SLMS Leadership Retreat. Here is a one page document from a bit back that was created to help share the standards with administrators in our region.