SAYL Mail for September 25, 2020

SAYL Mail School and Youth Librarian newsletter            September 25, 2020   Alaska Association of School Librarians is interested in learning about the state of school libraries during COVID. Your answers are appreciated. All survey answers are anonymous unless you choose to answer contact questions at the bottom of the survey. Please take a few minutes
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SAYL Mail for September 18, 2020

SAYL Mail            School and Youth Librarians newsletter          September 18, 2020 Best News The Alaska Board of Education adopted the AASL Standards Framework for Learners to update our school library standards from 1999. Progress!! Many thanks to those who served on the writing and review committees and spoke in support during the public comment at
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SAYL Mail for August 31, 2020

  SAYL Mail School and Youth Librarians newsletter              August 31, 2020 September 16, 2020   Alaska State Board of Education meeting The AASL Standards Framework for Learners will be considered for adoption! When agenda is available it can be found at https://education.alaska.gov/state_board/sept-2020   September 16  3:00PM     AASL Townhall: Leading Learning       Register Join AASL leadership and your
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SAYL Mail for August 20, 2020

SAYL Mail   School and Youth Librarian newsletter               August 20, 2020 Reminders Last chance for public comment on the adoption of the AASL Standards Framework for Learners as the new school library standards to replace our information literacy standards from 1999. Go here: http://notice.alaska.gov/198958 for more information about the process and venues for commenting. Deadline: August
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FY20 ADL Shared Collection Statistics (for PL reports)

Number of volumes in collection E-Books Withdrawn (question 7-2): 161 E-Books Added (question 7-2): 5,806 E-Books Held (question 7-2): 21,695 Downloadable Audio Materials Withdrawn (question 7-4): 1 Downloadable Audio Materials Added (question 7-4): 1,584 Downloadable Audio Materials Held (question 7-4): 13,793 Library Specific Circulation Statistics The following chart will have information for these questions: A.
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SAYL Mail for April 8, 2020

SAYL Mail  School and Youth Librarians newsletter from the  Alaska State Library April 8,2020 PD opportunities online for school librarians AT YOUR LEISURE – Pre-recorded webinar to view at your convenience Making the Most of Your Digital Collection (School Library Connection). Research has shown that eBooks and audiobooks circulate more when librarians follow a clear
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SAYL Mail for March 13, 2020

SAYL Mail School and Youth Librarians Newsletter March 13, 2020 Covid-19 related resources Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions due to School Closings  see resources High-quality Sites and Apps That Are Supporting School Closures free resources What Kids Want To Know About Coronavirus: An Original Comic : Goats and Soda : NPR Article and podcast Access
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