Improving Literacy Through School Libraries

The primary author of this post was: Kendra

The following sources were cited within the article:

School Libraries Impact Studies. (2013). Retrieved from http://www.lrs.org/data-tools/school-libraries/impact-studies/

School Libraries Matter: The Changing Role of the School Librarian. (2014, October 22). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6eilZJp3_h8

Scholastic Research & Results. (2008). School Libraries Work! Retrieved from http://www2.scholastic.com/content/collateral_resources/pdf/s/slw3_2008.pdf

Teacher Librarians at The Heart of Student Learning. (2009, January 9). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_ybY5O7WvA

Looking for the video?

Teacher Librarians at The Heart of Student Learning. (2009, January 9). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_ybY5O7WvA

Looking for the infographic?

Library Research Services. (2013) Make the case for school libraries with our new impact studies infographic. Library Research Services. Retrieved from http://www.lrs.org/2013/02/27/make-the-case-for-school-libraries-with-our-new-impact-studies-infographic/

Want to know more about how you can help improve literacy through your school’s library? Start here:

Lance, K. C., Rodney, M. J., & Hamilton-Pennell, C. (2000). Measuring up to Standards: The impact of School Library Programs & Information Literacy in Pennsylvania Schools. Retrieved from: http://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED446771

Price, G., (2015). Victory for School Libraries in Amendment to ESEA, Passed in Senate.School Library Journal. Retrieved from: http://www.slj.com/2015/07/industry-news/victory-for-school-libraries-in-amendment-to-esea-passed-in-senate/

Stephen Krashen to LA School Board: Invest in Libraries  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAui0OGfHQY

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