Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Quote of the Week

“Library media specialists empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information,” says Sara Kelly Johns, president of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).

From this article on how cool we are and how important it is to hire the right teacher librarian:

http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3748779

Enjoy the quote, but go and read the article.

2 comments:

My Library said...

so now we just need to inform or better yet show administrators & teachers just how much we can support & enhance the education process.

Tom said...

This is so very true. I think the difference between this job and other teaching jobs is that we have to prove our worth, day after day, and I suspect, year after year.

And that is okay in many ways because it keeps us on our toes!