Literacy, Libraries, and Learning

Using books and online resources to promote reading, writing, and research

The school library has changed dramatically. Today, it is a portal to a world of learning that includes traditional books, digital resources, and online environments. As the importance of information and communication technologies grows, teachers and teacher-librarians hold the key to creating powerful learning opportunities that help students function more effectively.

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The school library has changed dramatically. Today, it is a portal to a world of learning that includes traditional books, digital resources, and online environments. As the importance of information and communication technologies grows, teachers and teacher-librarians hold the key to creating powerful learning opportunities that help students function more effectively.

This comprehensive guide discusses the changing responsibilities of classroom teachers and teacher-librarians in help...read more

About the Author(s)

Ray Doiron is a professor at the University of Prince Edward Island where he helps prepare new early literacy teachers for the classroom.

Marlene Asselin began her career as an early childhood teacher and was head teacher at the University of British Columbia Study Centre from 1983-1987. Now an associate professor at UBC, Marlene's research interests are in literacy education, information literacy, and school librarianship.

Table of Contents

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Contents
Biographies of Chapter Contributors
Introduction: Classroom Teachers and Teacher-Librarians Working Together as Champions for Literacy
1. Redefining the School Library's Role in Literacy Teaching and Learning
2. Developing a Full Literacy Partnership
3. Teacher-Librarians and Classroom Teachers: Partners in Promoting Reading
4. Working for Social Justice in the School Library: Exploring Diversity, Culture, and Social Issues with Children's Literature
5. Building Young Children's Comprehension of Informational Text Structures during Daily Read-alouds
6. Teaching Reading Strategies to Build Information Literacy
7. Exploring Online Learning Resources
8. Developing Literacy with Online Learning Environments
9. Of course it's true! I found it on the Internet: Fostering Children's Online Critical Literacy
Appendices
Professional Resources
References
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-12
Media: 128 pp/paper
Item No: 8196
ISBN: 978-155138-196-1

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