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ISBN-10: 1563087952

ISBN-13: 9781563087950

Edition: 2001

Authors: Patricia Potter Wilson, Roger Leslie

List price: $42.00
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List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 3/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 214
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

How and Why Programs Really Work
Media Center Programming Defined
What Library Media Specialists Say About Programming
Types of Programs
Exhibits and Displays
Featured Speakers or Entertainers
Learning Centers
Frameworks for Preparing a Program
Programs Based on Specific Target Groups
Programs Based on Curriculum Needs
Programs Based on a Special Theme
Programs Based on Interest and Entertainment
Programs Based on Available Time Periods
Purposes of Programs
Support and Enhance the Curriculum
Provide Support and Enrichment Beyond Core Curriculum
Provide Personal Enrichment
Provide Professional Development for Teachers
Benefits of Programming
Highlights the Media Center
Highlights the Media Specialist
Increases School Library Media Center Usage
Provides Classroom Support and Enrichment
Broadens Student and Teacher Interests
Encourages the Development of Lifelong Readers
Establishes Good Public Relations
Program Parameters
Individually Planned Programs
Joint or Cooperative Programs
Parent and Community Programs
The Public Library Connection
Initial Stages of Program Planning
Choosing a Theme and Gathering Ideas
Faculty Suggestions
Other Media Specialists
Student Interests
Curriculum Needs
Professional Development Activities
Community Happenings
Developing a Specific Plan
Setting Goals
Considering the Audience
Determining a Time Frame
Identifying Resources
Choosing a Format
Final Stages of Program Planning
Outlining the Program Content
Obtaining Administrative Approval
Securing Teacher Support
Planning the Specific Details
Select and Verify a Location
Choose and Confirm a Date and Time
Select and Schedule Guest Speakers
Select and Provide for Support Personnel
Select, Order, and Schedule Resource Materials
Develop Contingency Plans
Completing Final Preparations
Identify, Select, and Prepare Student and Parent Volunteers
Publicize the Event
Prepare Students and Teachers for the Event
Schedule Classes
Arranging the Facility
Use Technology Support
Arrange Furniture and Seating
Provide for Traffic Flow
Executing the Program
Present the Program
Follow Through After the Event
How to Identify and Locate Resources
Identifying and Locating Resources
Educational Resources
Teacher- and Student-made Resources
Community Resources
Connecting Content Areas with Community Resources
How to Gather and Organize Resources
Selecting Volunteers
Making It Work with Volunteers
Prepare for Volunteers
Recruit Volunteers
Contacting Resources
List Possible Resources
Interview Potential Resources
Organizing the Resources
Establish a Community Resources File
Include Resources in a Vertical File
Searching the Internet for Community Resources
Business and Industry
Government Agencies
Special Government Sites for Educators
Special Government Sites for Children
Other Recommended Sites
Universities, Colleges, and Schools
Clubs and Organizations
Children's Clubs
Sports Organizations
Hobbies and Collectibles
Virtual Field Trips
Children's Authors and Illustrators
Extending, Evaluating, and Assessing Library Media Programs
Extending the Program
Activities for Students in the School Library Media Center
Activities for Students in the Classroom
Wrapping It Up
Thank-You to Resource People and Places
Thank-You to Volunteers
Updating the Community Resources File
Evaluating the Program
Informal Evaluations
Formal Evaluations
Circulation Data and Usage
Assessing the Program
Examine and Analyze the Data
Record the Results
Creating Reports and Records
Develop a Program Report
Dynamic Model Programs and Ideas that Really Work
Contributors of Model Programs and Ideas
Programs for Everyone
Book Fair Extravaganza
Reading Festival
Family Reading Night
Programs for Students
Curriculum: Reading/Language Arts
Curriculum: Beyond Reading/Language Arts
Personal Interests
Holidays and Special Events
Programs for Teachers
Promoting Reading Among Teachers
Mini-Workshops for Teachers
What's New in the Media Center
Programs for Parents
Reaching Out to Families
More Ways to Advertise the Media Center
National Survey of School Library Programming
Sue Wiley's Sample Library Program Plan
Library Media Activities
Resources to Support Special Programs
Selected Topical Bibliography