Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Professional Library

Professional Library

Related Tags: Classroom Technology
More Related Discussions
2 1217 Views
My school is about to create a professional library space. We plan to use it for grade level meetings, professional books/magazines/lesson ideas, to house books for small student groups, among other things. What does your school do for the professional area of your building? Is there a layout/setup you really like? Have you run into any problems? Any ideas/comments are appreciated!

Comments (2)Sign in or register to postSubscribe to comments via RSS

Charlie Makela's picture
Charlie Makela
Supervisor, Library Services, Arlington VA

I have a wonderful space for our professional library but most of the use is by teachers/staff calling or emailing requesting that we send materials via school mail. Feel free to email me at cbmwork@gmailcom and I would be glad to talk to you.

Charlie

anita vance's picture
anita vance
Outreach Librarian for Altoona Area Publilc Library

I recently retired from a High School Library. We had a conference room that housed a professional collection. That area contained books and magazines dedicated to classroom management, curriculum development, information technology integration, etc. Teachers used the area for meetings, parent/teacher meetings, small group professional meetings, etc. During the school year, teachers would suggest titles for purchase, gleaned from their reading and conferences. I would circulate a cop of the contents page from the prof. dev. magazines to keep staff informed of new articles and breaking topics in the learning community.

Sign in and Join the Discussion! Not a member? Register to join the discussion.