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Shannon Keown commented on David Sanger's group SCHL 5100 Auraria Research 2014
"I've been meaning to share this article with you all from the Wall Street Journal...good news for our profession! http://online.wsj.com/articles/help-wanted-librarians-sea-captains-1409631004 ;(Links to an external site.) "
jeanne furth commented on David Sanger's group SCHL 5100 Auraria Research 2014
"The article, Events of the Century, provides a more in-depth overview of the timeline of the history of libraries in the United States.  It also adds a few other pertinent events such as desegregation and a few other important names as L.…"
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SCHL 5100 Auraria Research 2014

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Kendall Kreiser commented on David Sanger's group SCHL 5100 Auraria Research 2014
"Buchanan, S. (2012). Designing the Research Commons: Classical Models for School Libraries. School Libraries Worldwide, 18(1), 56-69. This article discussed the role of school libraries and how many are shifting to a learning commons model where the…"
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"Welcome to our group.  It is a great place to share best practices."
Sep 13
Keri Douglas commented on David Sanger's group SCHL 5100 Auraria Research 2014
"Response to David's Midland article: I too found that early libraries housed various collections not just manuscripts and print pieces. I would love to keep and display art collections within my school library! I really like that you found an…"
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Keri Douglas commented on David Sanger's group SCHL 5100 Auraria Research 2014
"Wendee, I really like how your article followed the scaffolding of the American school library movement through history. There are so many outside influences that affect they way libraries operate. I find it fascinating! "
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Marika Olson commented on David Sanger's group SCHL 5100 Auraria Research 2014
"To all who read Wiegand's article, The Rich Potential of American Public School Library History, I also was astounded at Wiegand's implication that Librarians swayed the direction of student learning because of the standards set by the NEA…"
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About Me:
I am a Colorado native who is interested in making Colorado the best possible place for its residents. I believe that the way to do this is through education and political action. I spent many years as a teacher and librarian in the Denver Public Schools. I now split my time between teaching in the School Library Program at the University of Colorado Denver and as the Director of Library Services for the Denver Public Schools.
Current position and employment location
Instructor, School Library Program, University of Colorado Denver
Director of Educational Technology and Library Services, Denver Public Schools.
Favorite Book:
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Favorite Library:
Norlin -- CU Boulder

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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 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…


Posted on August 5, 2013 at 10:17pm

Do you know teachers interested in entering the library field?

If you know someone considering a degree in schools libraries, have them check out the program here at University of Colorado Denver.  Participants earn a masters degree in only 30 semester hours, and are fully prepared to lead a modern school library.  Shown below is the course list., and here is a link to additional information on the…


Posted on July 11, 2013 at 2:50pm

75th Year of Caldecott Awards

Join  in celebrating 75 years of distinguished picture books!  You can use the Caldecott badge on you website or Facebook page.  There are also plenty of activities to do with kids!  Caldecott Medal Activities…


Posted on July 9, 2013 at 4:16pm

Outstanding Program Graduate 2013

At the University of Colorado Graduation on May 18,

Anne Stylianou was honored as the Outstanding School Library Graduate of the Year!  Congratulations Anne!…


Posted on May 27, 2013 at 6:40pm

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At 8:01pm on August 21, 2013, Sarah Uhl said…

Thank you for the warm welcome! I am very excited by my decision to become a Teacher-Librarian, and the program looks like it is very well-designed. I'm looking forward to working with you!

At 12:22pm on August 21, 2012, Mary Cummings said…

Thank you! I'm really looking forward to starting the UCD Library program this semester.

At 1:35pm on June 26, 2010, Ed Hockersmith said…
Thanks, David. This semester I'm teaching School Library Curriculum, so we're spending a lot of time on AASL L4L and the Common Core Standards.
At 6:46pm on May 7, 2010, Lisa Coyle said…
Thanks, Dave! You rock!
At 10:47am on May 6, 2010, Lisa Coyle said…
Hey, Dave! I'm looking forward to this summer's Leadership class -- the light at the end of the tunnel! I'd like to order my textbook(s) as soon as possible. Could you drop me a comment with the details so I can be sure I order the right book(s)? Thanks!
At 7:22pm on May 3, 2010, JoAnn Johnston said…
Thanks Prof. Sanger. I'll give it my best effort.
At 2:09pm on October 19, 2009, Jody K. Howard said…
Yes, I may wreck the neighborhood but will try my best to bee good!
At 7:02pm on August 17, 2009, Suzanne Cucchetti said…
Thanks! And thanks for letting me add on to your class - I'm a little nervous about taking two classes my first semester with a full teaching load during the day, but I'm sure I'll be fine.
At 1:34pm on July 28, 2009, Christina Domanik said…
Why, yes, you will! I am very excited to begin the program. Thanks for the welcome!
At 1:26pm on June 8, 2009, Susie Lackey said…
Keeping current? Tools seem to change daily! Thanks for your kind words.



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