Mark Barnes

June 2013
Teacher Librarian;Jun2013, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p53
Academic Journal
The article discusses the role to be played by teacher librarians in adoption of technology in classrooms. According to the author, teacher librarians play an important role in education as they are in-charge of what students are able to read. He says there is also a need for teachers to collaborate with teacher librarians to see significant improvement in lessons and projects. In adopting technology skills acquisition, he believes that teacher librarians play a critical role as technology has expanded to more than basic word processing and presenter of information. He cites that money is the greatest challenge faced in technology adoption.


Related Articles

  • what can teacher-librarians do to promote their work and the school library media program? define who we are. Kiefer, Marilyn // Teacher Librarian;Dec2008, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p24 

    The article discusses steps that teacher-librarians can take in order to promote school library media programs and the involvement that they have with students. Recommendations are made regarding the way in which teacher-librarians can start advocating for themselves, in relation to the...

  • speak the same language. Coatney, Sharon // Teacher Librarian;Dec2006, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p61 

    The article focuses on the need for teachers and teacher-librarians to speak the same language in order to implement information literacy process model effectively. It is important for teacher-librarians to read widely in all of the curriculum area journals to know all of the vocabulary and to...

  • "Library Teacher" and the New Paradigm. Gamble, Jay // Library Media Connection;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p44 

    The author proposes the title library teacher (LT) for librarian, teacher-librarian, and library media specialist. He says that LTs have the capability to offer more. He suggests to think creatively and collaboratively and to make their contributions enrich the educative experience of their...

  • intellectual access to information: the teacher-librarian as facilitator. Marcoux, Elizabeth "Betty" // Teacher Librarian;Jun2009, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p76 

    In this article the author is writing to teacher-librarians about technology. The author states that technology will only work successfully for students if the teacher-librarian develops a relationship with it as well as with their students. The teacher-librarian's role is to provide...

  • the teacher-librarian as literacy leader. Braxton, Barbara // Teacher Librarian;Feb2008, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p22 

    The article explores the roles of teacher-librarians. There was a time that teacher-librarian was regarded as the literature expert in the school. Staff and students alike sought suggestions for books to read alone or aloud, and the teacher-librarian matched titles to interests, abilities,...

  • gauging the impact of teacher and teacher-librarian collaboration. Loertscher, David // Teacher Librarian;Dec2006, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p41 

    The article analyzes the value-added benefits accrued when a classroom teacher and the teacher-librarian collaborate to plan, implement and evaluate a learning experience taught together. The proposed action research study could be made every time that a collaborative unit happens or just with...

  • Be the Link: Building Powerful Partnerships! Collins, Linda // Medium;Winter2007, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p5 

    The article discusses the insights of Washington Library Media Association (WLMA) president Linda Collins on her career as a teacher-librarian with emphasis on the objectives of WLMA. To become an effective teacher-librarian requires the ability to recognize what the students and the teachers...

  • Descriptive cagaloguing? Yucht, Alice // Teacher Librarian;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p34 

    Provides some insights on the meaning of teacher-librarian. Other terms for teacher-librarian; Responsibilities of teacher-librarian.

  • Excellence. Loertscher, David V.; Marcoux, Elizabeth "Betty" // Teacher Librarian;Apr2014, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p6 

    An introduction articles published within the issue is presented, including an inquiry model used with gifted and talented students, virtual learning and physical learning commons and a district-wide effort to transform traditional school libraries/media centers into 21st century learning centers.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics