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Volume 40, No. 1 - Educational Gaming

Volume 40, No. 1 - Educational Gaming

Sep 1, 2011 12:00am ‐ Oct 31, 2011 12:00am

Educational Gaming has become an increasingly popular resource in education. This issue explores how lessons based on games are currently contributing to school learning standards, what effect educational games have on students, and the ways in which school librarians are helping to develop games as educational tools. This issue is guest edited by Terri Kirk and Chris Harris.

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Volume 40, No. 2 - The Solo Librarian

Volume 40, No. 2 - The Solo Librarian

Nov 1, 2011 12:00am ‐ Dec 31, 2011 12:00am

As education funding is being cut throughout the country, many school librarians are being asked to do “more with less.” Guest edited by Audrey Church and Frances Reeve, this issue features the stories of librarians from rural, suburban, urban, and different regions of the country, and address what resources might be available to assist the solo librarian in tough economic times.

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Volume 40, No. 3 - Futurecasting

Volume 40, No. 3 - Futurecasting

Jan 1, 2012 12:00am ‐ Feb 28, 2012 12:00am

Futurecasting focuses on how predicting and preparing the future helps to ensure school libraries will be ready to accept the challenges of the 21st century. The issue anticipates how librarians will need to adapt library programs and stay relevant in this era of rapid change. The issue is guest edited by Wendy DeGroat and Steven Yates.

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Volume 40, No. 4 - Coteaching

Volume 40, No. 4 - Coteaching

Mar 1, 2012 12:00am ‐ Apr 30, 2012 12:00am

Coteaching focuses on building and teaching courses in tandem with subject area teachers. This issue explores the exciting ways in which school librarians and teachers work together, and what effect teaching collaboration has on school library programs and students. The issue is guest edited by Judi Moreillon and Susan Ballard.

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Volume 40, No. 5 - Caring is Essential

Volume 40, No. 5 - Caring is Essential

May 1, 2012 12:00am ‐ Jun 30, 2012 12:00am

The “Caring is Essential” issue explores the effects of caring on students and the ways in which school librarians can help foster caring environments. The issue is guest edited by Jami L. Jones.

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Volume 41, No. 1 - Participatory Culture & Learning

Volume 41, No. 1 - Participatory Culture & Learning

Sep 1, 2012 12:00am ‐ Oct 31, 2012 12:00am

This issue explores what a participatory culture is, how it fits into AASL's Standards for 21st-Century Learner and the development of student dispositions needed for effective use of social media. The issue is guest edited by Buffy Hamilton and Ernie Cox.

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Volume 41, No. 2 - Personal Learning Networks

Volume 41, No. 2 - Personal Learning Networks

Nov 1, 2012 12:00am ‐ Dec 31, 2012 12:00am

This issue includes articles on creating, sharing, and growing through use of Personal Learning Networks (PLNs), which include a multitude of different communities such social networking sites, conferences and more. The issue is guest edited by Carolyn Jo Starkey.

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Volume 41, No. 3 - Getting to Know Graphic Novels

Volume 41, No. 3 - Getting to Know Graphic Novels

Jan 1, 2013 12:00am ‐ Feb 28, 2013 12:00am

This issue explores how graphic novels encourage reading for pleasure and are a great way to entice reluctant readers, special needs students, and ESL learners to become interested in books. This format can be used across the curriculum and can be a tool for improving the use of language, developing critical thinking skills, and promoting creativity. This issue was guest edited by Karen Gavigan.

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Volume 41, No. 4 - Mentoring through Partnerships

Volume 41, No. 4 - Mentoring through Partnerships

Mar 1, 2013 12:00am ‐ Apr 30, 2013 12:00am

Mentoring where collaborative partnerships form between new and existing librarians is essential to empower emerging and proficient leaders with knowledge, competencies, and networking to expand their influence on the learning community. Guest edited by Melissa P. Johnston and Ann M. Martin, his issue explores what one needs to understand about mentoring to impact professional practices and teaching.

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Volume 41, No. 5 - Rising to the Challenge

Volume 41, No. 5 - Rising to the Challenge

May 1, 2013 12:00am ‐ Jun 30, 2013 12:00am

Guest edited by Sara Kelly Johns, this issue is devoted to the AASL 16th National Conference & Exhibition and features information related to the event, along with articles on the conference theme.

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