Now Library Media Specialist
Now Students visit on a fixed schedule for book exchange & visit on a flexible schedule to complete meaningful projects
Then Students completed worksheets on how to use the print encyclopedia
Now Students learn how to use a print and online encyclopedia while researching
Then Students used a card catalog to find books (remember the drawers of index cards!)
Now Students use the OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) which is a computerized index of what is in the library - you can even access it from home!
Then Students check out books on a fixed book exchange schedule
Now Students check out books with their class or individually throughout the day, any day of the week!
Then Librarian checked out books and read to students
Now Library Media Specialist collaborates with teachers to create fun lessons that integrate media skills into classroom curriculum, prepares students to be effective users of information, selects materials that meet students’ needs, promotes lifelong reading for information and for recreation, instructs students to effectively and ethically use technology and much more!!