Collaborating to Meet Standards (Paperback)

Teacher/Librarian Partnerships for 7-12

By Toni Buzzeo

Linworth Publishing, 9781586830243, 214pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2002

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Collaboration is much more than just the latest buzzword. It is a worthwhile concept that can greatly benefit library media specialists, teachers, students and administrators alike. And if it is done correctly, collaborating planning and teaching can help with meeting education standards. This straightforward resource presents methodology and models to assist secondary library media specialists in their efforts to work collaboratively with teachers. Each of the 17 units included are standards-based, and provide opportunities for students to master information literacy skills as outlined in Information Power. Chapters on the history and benefits of collaboration are included. Factors for success; roadblocks to collaboration and how to overcome them; and personal testimonials from administrators, teachers and library media specialists will provide a wealth of information about working in a collaborative environment.

- Demystify the collaborative process with this hands-on guide for secondary school library media specialists and teachers

- Practical suggestions for implementing collaborative planning and teaching with classroom teachers through a variety of units

- Useful ideas for overcoming common roadblocks to collaboration

- A simple, easy-to-adapt template enhances any unit planning

About the Author

Toni Buzzeo is an author and library media specialist from Buxton, ME.