Georgia DOE 2011 Library Media Program Self-Evaluation Rubric
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3. Professional library media staff areengaged in active teaching role/s.
Principle 4, p. 58)The Library Media Specialistmakes recommendations tostudents for class projects and pleasure reading. The LibraryMedia Specialist provides basicorientation and instruction oninformation location skills.The Library Media Specialist andteachers plan and teach collaborativelyso that the library media program is anextension of classroom instruction.The Library Media Specialist uses a variety of teaching styles to meet diverse needs of students.Collaborative planning, which takes place on aregular basis, determines where and how studentassessment takes place, and whether the teacher or the Library Media Specialist does the assessment.The Georgia Performance Standards are integratedinto the units led by the LMS and classroomteacher.4. The library media center resourcesencourage and support reading,viewing, and listening.
Principle 6, p. 58)Bulletin boards and displays of books and reading materialsreflect different aspects of thecurriculum, holidays, andcommunity interests to supportrecreational reading.The library media center offers eventsand activities that appeal to a widerange of interests. Attendance statistics
verify students’ use.
The library media center is a critical element in the
school’s reading program. The library media
program meets the needs of both thereading/language arts curriculum and recreationalreading.5. Services are provided to studentswho have diverse learning abilities,styles, and needs.
Principle 7, p. 58)The library media center resources reflect diverselearning abilities, styles, andneeds.The library media staff selectsresources and informs teachers of theseresources with recommendations to
support students’ diverse learning
abilities and styles.The Library Media Specialist and teachers collectand use student data to design activities that willlead to student achievement. The library media program supports instructional strategies andlearning activities that meet individual needs.6. Student achievement is routinelyassessed.
(A Planning Guide for InformationPower;
p. 36)The classroom teacher isresponsible for assessingstudent achievement.Together the teacher and LibraryMedia Specialist develop a rubric(s) or another effective means for assessingstudent achievement.The teacher and Library Media Specialist use avariety of collaboratively designed tools for assessing student achievement, e.g., rubrics,student self-evaluations, and student presentations to peers and/or adult professionalsin a field of study.