Best Professional Books of the Year

Abilock, Debbie, Kristin Fontichiaro, and Violet H. Harada. Editors. Growing Schools: Librarians as Professional Developers. Libraries Unlimited, 2012. 390 p. $45.00. ISBN: 9781610690416 When Loertscher and Koechlin introduced the concept of the Learning Commons in 2008, we introduced the idea... (Continue reading)

April 2012

I SEE WHAT YOU MEAN : VISUAL LITERACY K–8 (2ND ED) by Steve Moline (Stenhouse, 2011, 265 p. $25.00, ISBN: 9781571108401) Tired of death by PowerPoint? Moline’s book as an essential companion to any books you have on information literacy.... (Continue reading)

Best Professional Books of 2011

WHAT SCHOOL LEADERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AND SOCIAL MEDIA by Scott McLeod and Chris Lehman (Jossey-Bass, 2011, 224 P., $27, ISBN: 9781118022245) The fear factor out there about the dangers of technology and why students should not... (Continue reading)