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The role of the librarian has changed. As “information scientists” and “knowledge managers”, librarians know what the information age truly means. They have become the needed information mentor.  Join this exciting profession by earning your MA through the School Library Program at University of Colorado Denver.  The redesigned program allows you to earn the masters with 30 hours of credit in an online format.  Join a cohort now.

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I would like to invite you to our new Google Community:

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I would like to invite you to our new Google Community: CU-Denver's Highly Effective School Librarian Program Community...https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/112431148292320720341. This Ning will be phasing out over the next few months. 

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Posted by Laura Summers on October 23, 2014 at 10:01am

Got MOOC?

MOOCs, the most important innovation in education since the printing press, according to M.I.T. President L. Rafael Reif(Reif 2013, 42-43). So what has Dr. Reif done for you lately? Plenty as it turns out.…

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Posted by Kevin Jon Johnson on September 28, 2014 at 7:41pm

Welcome Back!

Please welcome back to the UCD Family, Dr. Laura Summers.  Dr. Summers has returned to The University in the area of Teacher Effectiveness and will again direct the School Library Program!  Welcome Laura.

Posted by David Sanger on March 2, 2014 at 8:09pm

Where are the opportunities in the Common Core State Standards?

The Common Core State Standards offer opportunities for librarians.  It is up to us to prove how valuable we are in this work.  There are a couple of resources that I believe will make this work easier.  Check out:

--The latest edition of School Library Journal.

--Another site I have found useful is edutopia's…

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Marika Olson added a discussion to the group SCHL 5100 Auraria Research 2014
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Teacher Librarian Phiolosphy

Philosophy of a Modern-Day Librarian:In my future, modern, perfect world, when I am a Teacher-Librarian, my role will be one of orchestration. My orchestra members will include teachers, students, books, digital sources, computers and wireless devices, equipment and gadgets, art and office supplies, games and inventions, and space to create. The library will be the physical catalyst of wonderful, amazing things to come. Ideas and inquiries will be our sheet music; collaboration will be our…See More
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Shannon Keown replied to Suzi Tonini's discussion Teacher Librarian Philosophy in the group SCHL 5100 Auraria Research 2014
"Suzanne, I love your closing statement. A student would really benefit from a common framework, especially if he/she attended the school for all Elementary grades."
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Shannon Keown added a discussion to the group SCHL 5100 Auraria Research 2014
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Philosophy of School Librarianship

Philosophy of School LibrarianshipShannon Keown             I believe that a career in school librarianship is an incredible opportunity to make a difference in the lives of all students, to seek out and help those who need it the most, and to work with other educational professionals who share my belief that all students, regardless of heritage, ability, or circumstance, can and deserve to learn. With the growing demands of information technology and the increased emphasis on life-long…See More
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Suzi Tonini added a discussion to the group SCHL 5100 Auraria Research 2014
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Teacher Librarian Philosophy

During my teaching career I have had many different roles, including classroom teacher, writing specialist, and ELL teacher. As a classroom teacher, I immensely enjoyed working directly with students and their families; as I writing specialist, I highly valued the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues; and as a ELL teacher I learned the importance of integrating technology to make instruction meaningful.  I am drawn to the immense potential of the teacher librarian role because it is a way…See More
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