Sunday, March 18, 2012

the every changing role of the teacher-librarian

Our district is considering restructuring the teacher-librarian role into a more 21st Century technology specialist plus asking that IT specialist to share two schools while an assistant will care for the daily upkeep of the actual library hub.  We are working to create a better understanding of what we (if you're worth your paycheck) do everyday in our schools.

We wear many hats and I can't imagine taking my job on the road or focusing more on technology.  For me technology is one tool to use in creating authentic learning for students.  I do want my students to learn and feel I balance the old and the new at my current position.  This video was shared by someone in my district and I want to share it because it does go into detail on the importance of all our roles.


LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALISTS - THE NEXT CHAPTER from kenny mikey on Vimeo.

1 comment:

  1. Technology Librarians seem to be the next niche in library science. We just created such a position and hired a great candidate for it. Couldn't imagine being a traveling librarian though.

    ReplyDelete

Please take a minute and share your thoughts. Your comments can make my day!