Facilitating Staff Development
Using your text and at least one additional resource, define constructivism as it relates to student research skills. Share a topic of staff development that a media specialist might use to instruct teachers at his or her site on how to effectively support students in the research process from a constructivist perspective. Include at least one specific instructional strategy for teachers to use with their students.
Chapter 7 of Kearney, Curriculum partner: Redefining the role of the library media specialist.
In this chapter, Kearney leads us in an exploration of library media specialists and their roles as both participant and leader in professional development.