[library-media] Forwarded[aaslaffils] Reminder: One week left to Comment: Standards for the 21st Century Learner in Action, draft 2

Donna Morris dmorris at utah.gov
Tue Oct 7 20:07:15 MDT 2008


Forwarded from AASL-please add comment from Utah.  Donna Jones Morris

> The AASL Learning Standards Indicators and Assessment Task Force has
> completed the second draft of Standards for the 21st Century Learner
> in Action. You are invited to review and critique it at
>
> http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslproftools/standardsinaction/standardsinaction.cfm
>
> After releasing Standards for the 21st Century Learner in October
> 2007, AASL charged the task force "to develop a document to expand and
> support the new learning standards" with "indicators, benchmarks,
> model examples, and assessments." Standards for the 21st Century
> Learner in Action provides support for school library media
> specialists and other educators in teaching the essential learning
> skills defined in Standards for the 21st Century Learner.
>
> After thoroughly reviewing and considering all the comments and
> suggestions on the first draft, task force members worked over the
> summer to refine the original document. We believe that this draft
> suitably reflects the many thoughtful suggestions we received.
>
> The draft is posted in both PDF and Word format so that those who wish
> to may mark up the Word document and return it to the task force with
> their suggested changes or additions. Please email your comments to
> StandardsInAction at ala.org, with "Comments" in the subject line, before
> October 15, 2008.
>
> We encourage you to forward this invitation to your school library
> colleagues and to distribute it widely via your state associations'
> newsletters, listservs, nings and blogs.
>
> We look forward to reading your comments!
>
> AASL Learning Standards Indicators & Assessment Task Force Members:
> Katherine Lowe, Massachusetts School Library Association, Chair
> Cassandra G. Barnett, Fayetteville High School Library, AR
> Colet Bartow, Montana Office of Public Instruction
> Fran Glick, Baltimore County Public Schools, MD
> Dr. Violet H. Harada, University of Hawaii
> Melissa P. Johnston, Doctoral Student, College of Information, Florida
> State University
> Barbara K. Stripling, New York City Department of Education
> Allison G. Kaplan, University of Wisconsin SLIS, AASL Board Liaison
> Jonathan West, ALA Staff Liaison
>



-- 
Kathy Lowe, Executive Director
Massachusetts School Library Association
Chair, AASL Standards Indicators and Assessment Task Force
PO Box 658
Lunenburg, MA 01462
klowe at maschoolibraries.org
Phone/fax: 978-582-6967
 
 
Donna Jones Morris 
State Librarian/Division Director 
Utah State Library 
250 North 1950 West, Ste. A 
Salt Lake City, UT 84116-7901 
Office: 801.715.6770  
Fax: 801.715.6767 
Utah in Watts 800.662.9150 
dmorris at utah.gov 
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