Librarian Resources

Books:

Vicki Cobb's Ink Think Tank (interesting nonfiction for kids): includes author info including Skype or in person visits

Curriculum:

A Model Curriculum for PA School Library Programs
Model Curriculum: additional documents
Video: Understanding by Design

Blogs:

Falmouth Elementary Library: Mrs. Potter's edublog
Top 50 School Library blogs

Portfolios:

ePortfolio examples: Buffy Hamilton, Kate Mills, Emily Gibson, Kristen Wilson
Other suggestions: use Microsoft One Note, Weebly, Wikis, Google Sites. Also, organize portfolio by Danielson framework

Evaluation:

PA Dept. of Education Educator Effectiveness Project includes link to Administrative Manual
Teacher Effectiveness: SAS website - has examples and guiding questions for school librarians
AASL's School Librarian Performance and Evaluation System Sample
Danielson Framework for Teaching Evaluation Instrument
PSLA info regarding evaluation

Google Apps for Education:

Flubaroo An add-on to Google Apps that grades tests given via Google forms.
32 Ways to Use Google Apps presentation with good ideas and more links

Lesson ideas:

Biography lesson from ReadWriteThink

Slideshare search for presentations on a variety of library skills

Networking:

SCHOOLS Listerv archives; also by subject here. More info.

Copyright Friendly Toolkit How to find and use images, video, music, etc. and NOT violate copyright law