Teaching and Learning Resources:
My educational philosophy and the 7
Principles of Undergraduate Education guide my work. Although I have
been teaching both undergraduate and graduate students since 1995, I believe
these principles apply to all adult learners (and to children and youth
These are links to the resources I've created
for student access. I used a tool by Macromedia called "Breeze."
to IRLS 581: School Library Administration
This PowerPoint with audio/video introduces the course texts and my own
journey as a teacher-librarian. This was my first attempt. It is fatally
flawed but many students commented on its impact on their motivation to
partcipate in the course. (32 minutes)
Building Partnerships for Learning and Teaching - Part 1
This PowerPoint was created in 2000. I added audio. It includes photos
to illustrate the Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning.
This segment is the introduction and the first three standards. (21 minutes)
Building Partnerships for Learning and Teaching - Part 2
This segment illustrates Standards 4-6. (7 minutes)
Building Partnerships for Learning and Teaching - Part 3
This segment illustrates Standards 7-9. (Actually, I added Standard 10
as well.) (14 minutes)
and Collaboration: Service in the School Library
This audio/video enhanced PowerPoint helps students prepare to write their
school library services assignment as well as begin to consider various
aspects of collaborative planning and teaching. (54 minutes)
for Collaborative Work
This audio/video enhanced PowerPoint includes the story of the Cathedral
of Chartres from Robert Fulgum's book It Was On Fire When I Lay Down
on It. (11 minutes)
Planning Process Deconstructed: Metacognitivie Support for Your Collaborative
Lesson Plan Assignment
The audio enhanced PowerPoint focuses on initiating collaborative projects
and completing a collaborative planning form. (35 minutes)
Brochure for High School
This was created in 2003 for CRTs at Sabino High School (pdf file).
Collaborative Lesson Plan Assignment
This link takes students to a sample collaborative lesson that includes
a completed collaborative planning form, resources, including an Internet
pathfinder, and materials students will need to complete the lesson.
This is a reproduction of a 2001 school library newsletter.
Internet Use Policies
This Web page was created to help students begin their research on IUPs
These vignettes share true stories from my learing experiences as an elementary
and high school teacher-librarian. Under construction - new postings weekly.