Learning 4 Life Workshop

Workshop Description

With the advent of changes necessary to become effective learners in the 21st Century, the American Association of School Librarians have rewritten the national standards and guidelines for school library programs. With these tools, school librarians need to renew, retool and refresh their programs. The four tools are: Empowering Learners: A Planning Guide for School Library Programs, Planning Guide for Empowering Learners With School Library Assessment Rubric, Standards for the 21st Century Learner, and Standards for the 21st Century Learner in Action.

Participants of this workshop will examine these tools with regard to:
1. Increasing student achievement
2. Evaluating the library program
3. Advocating the library program

Participants can earn up to 3 hours of Act 48 professional development that will be awarded after attending one of the face-to-face workshops sponsored by a trained facilitator. 

                                         Workshop Goal and Objectives

Workshop Goal

Participants will examine these tools as resources to:

• Design a curriculum that address the skills, resources and tools or the 21st century learner to think, create, share, and grow.

• Establish effective school library programs in the 21st-century.

• Evaluate the school library program

Workshop Objectives

Participants will be able to:

1. Define the characteristics of 21st-century researcher within the new learning environments.

2. Articulate the skills, dispositions in action, responsibilities, and self-assessment strategies to equip students for the 21st-century.

3. Explain the components of quality school library program.

4. Discuss the advantages of utilizing online planning tools to evaluate the school library program.

Most Recently Added

Act 48 Sign-In sheet

 Document / Last Modified: 01 June 2012

This is an attendance record. (created by Marg Foster and Eileen Kern)

Trainer's Checklist

 Document / Last Modified: 26 January 2012

This is a list of prodecures and resources to assst the trainers. (created by Marg Foster and Eileen Kern 9/2010))

Trainer's Agenda

 Document / Last Modified: 26 January 2012

This is a detailed listing of the components of the workshop. (created by Marg Foster and Eileen Kern 9/2010)

Planning Guide

 Document / Last Modified: 26 January 2012

This is a link to the planning guide.