Collaborating to Meet Standards: Teacher/Librarian Partnerships for K-6, 2nd Edition

  • Toni Buzzeo
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  • ISBN-10: 1586833758
  • ISBN-13: 9781586833756
  • DDC: 027.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 272 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released November 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Today's focus on literacy and accountability makes this book a must-have for teachers and librarians who want to learn to collaborate to improve student learning in grades K-6. A must-have revised edition of the popular Collaborating to Meet Standards series. Learn to envision, plan, teach, and assess in partnership with colleagues to positively impact student learning, using Collaborating to Meet Standards, K-6. Be ready to teach these 16 fully collaborative units that have been successfully implemented nationwide. These practical, standards-based units are just what teachers and librarians need to work together to give students the help they need to achieve and succeed. This hands-on guide for elementary school library media specialists and teachers offers an introduction to collaboration, including a history and overview of the movement, practical suggestions for implementing the collaborative process, useful ideas for overcoming common roadblocks to collaboration, a simple, easy-to-adapt template that enhances unit planning, and eighteen collaborative units with assessments that have been successfully implemented in elementary library media centers nationwide, including units that integrate information skills with science, social studies, language arts and more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Table of Figures.
Other Frontmatter.
About the Author.
Speaking Engagements.
1: Where We've Been – Where We're Going.
2: Collaboration, Literacy, and School Library Media Programs.
3: Collaboration: How it Looks and Who it Benefits.
4: Collaboration: Ensuring Success in Collaboration Despite the Roadblocks.
5: Using the Template.
6: Collaborative Units (Part-I).
7: Collaborative Units (Part-II).
Resource List.