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Teaching Life Skills in the School Library: Career, Finance, and Civic Engagement in a Changing World, 1st Edition

  • Blanche Woolls
  • Connie Hamner Williams
  • ISBN-10: 1440868905
  • ISBN-13: 9781440868900
  • DDC: 027.8
  • 174 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Available October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Overview

From preschool through high school, students are preparing for their future. As they move through grade levels, they choose courses, research potential careers, learn about managing money, and recognize the responsibilities of being active citizens. At each step of the way, librarians can collaborate with teachers to help students to learn how to live in a world they can only imagine. School librarians can make a positive impact on students' lives when it matters most. Focusing on preparation for life after high school, this book cites research and discusses successful programs as examples of how school librarians, with counselors, community members, public libraries, and teachers, can develop collections and offer programming to encourage students to finish high school. Explains how to help students find the college/university that economically fits their interests. Includes activities, resources, and lesson plans to co-teach with teachers, counselors, and other school staff.