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Administrative Guide to School Libraries – DRAFT

November 12th, 2007 by infomancy

Here is an Administrators’ Guide to School Libraries that I created as part of an independent study over the summer. I was waiting for the new standards to be released before throwing out a first draft. This is very much a Creative Commons document wherein I am trying to help speak for libraries as a certified school administrator. I would love any feedback you can provide…

2 Responses to “Administrative Guide to School Libraries – DRAFT”

  1. Justin Says:

    Well done Chris, This is a good start. My school district has recently recognized the need to put together a committee to discuss the future of our library program. Your ideas and writings will be a part of the conversation for sure. As the conversations continue to evolve and grow, I’ll do my best to provide feedback.

    At this point, I’m for anything that doesn’t center on flex vs. fixed. We can do a whole lot better.

  2. Carolyn Says:

    I would like to see something that would help admins to be aware of the distinction between reports and research – reports (accumulating facts and reorganizing them) are what most teachers are requesting, thinking they are research … the shift requires different approaches to assignments but it moves thinking to higher levels (research)