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TM Canada Papers

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Leading Journeys: Papers of Treasure Mountain Canada Research Retreat

Title  Author(s)   

David Loertscher, Professor, School of Library and Information Science, San Jose State University, USA

School Libraries 21C:the conversation begins 

Ross Todd is Associate Professor, Director of Research for the Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL), School of Communication, Information and Library Studies at Rutgers, USA. and Lyn Hay, lecturer in Teacher Librarianship in the School of Information Studies, Faculty of Education, Charles Stuart University, Australia.

Towards a Transformative Pedagogy for School Libraries 

Ray Doiron, Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island and serves as Director of the Centre for Education Research and Marlene Asselin, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Teacher Librarian programs at the University of British Columbia


Changing School Culture: The Role of the 21st Century Teacher- Librarian


Dianne Oberg, Professor in Teacher Librarianship in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta in Canada

The Potential of the School Library in the 21st Century: Exemplary School Libraries Provide a Model for What Can Happen 

Elizabeth Lee, Associate Professor in Language and Literacy in the Faculty of Education at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario and Don Klinger, Associate Professor in Assessment and Evaluation at the Faculty of Education at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario

Executive Summary of Together for Learning 

Larry Moore , Executive Director of the Ontario Library Association 1984 – 2008 and Peggy Thomas, 2009 President of Ontario Library Association


Transforming Canadian School Libraries to Meet the Needs of 21st Century Learners:  Alberta Education School Library Services Initiative - Research Review and Principal Survey Themes


Judith Sykes,School Library Services  Manager Digital Design and Resource Authorization Program Development and Standards Alberta Education


Why is my Blackberry sitting on a pile of books?


David Booth,Professor Emeritus in Education at the Ontario Institute for
Studies in Education of the University of Toronto and Research Chair in Literacy
at Nipissing University.



Transition Literacy in high schools - a school model 

Richard Beaudry, Past-president of CASL and Teacher Librarian, Langley School District, British Columbia



The Points About Inquiry, and There are Many


Moira Ekdahl, Liaison Chair, BC Teacher-Librarians’ Association 


4 Voices: Literature Circles in the Learning Commons 

Maureen McGroarty, Teacher Librarian Peel District school Board, Ontario



Improving reading comprehension of junior division students as the teacher-librarian: An action research study 

Melissa Jensen, teacher-librarian at Trillium Woods E.S, Barrie Ontario



Beyond Google 

Susan Foster, Teacher Librarian Erindale Secondary School, Peel District School Board, Ontario


Improving Learning, Engaging Students and Changing the Collaborative Culture of a School Though the Learning Commons   

Roger Nevin, Teacher-Librarian at Adam Scott C.V.I., Kawartha Pine ridge District School Board, Ontario




Together We Are Stronger: K-16 Information Literacy Collaborations


 Alix Hayden, Librarian for Nursing and Education at the University of Calgary, Alberta

Information Literacy Leadership 

Marlene Ponjavic, Learning Leader in charge of Teaching and Learning Technology at Lord Beaverbrook High School, Calgary Board of Education in Calgary, Alberta.

Dianne Yee, Director of Area 1, with Calgary Board of Education.



Coming Together for Learning: A Journey of Transformation and Success


June Rysinski, Teacher Librarian for the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board, Ontario


The School Library as Community Centre 

Frank Loreto,Teacher Librarian

St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School

Brampton, Ontario



From transmission to transformation: Re-framing teaching and learning for the 21st Century


Garfield Gini-Newman, Professor at Ontario Institute for Studies in education, Toronto, Ontario



Critical Thinking and the Learning Commons 

Kathy Kawasaki, retired Teacher Librarian, Toronto District school Board and Eric McLuhan, International Lecturer on Communication and Media,



Middle and Secondary School Teachers’ and Students’ Journey of Constructivist Knowledge Building with Knowledge Forum 

Cresencia Fong, doctoral student at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto




Getting to the Heart of Assessment & Evaluation

Appendix 1: Civics Research Task - being an involved citizen: participating in a community taskforce

Appendix 2 - Presentation Rubric – Issues to Action

Appendix 2 - Generic rubric to Assess Research

Appendix 3 – Teaching and Learning Opportunities

Appendix 4 - References


Jo-Anne LaForty and Usha James, Instructors in Teacher Training at the Ontario Institute for Education, Toronto, Ontario



A Participatory Action Research Approach to Developing Understanding of The Learning Commons in an Elementary School as Explored by Students

Learning Commons PP

Learning Commons Intro Lessons


Diana Maliszewski,teacher-librarian at Agnes Macphail P.S. in Toronto, Ontario



The Big Think: Reflecting, Reacting, and Realizing Improved Learning 


Carol Koechlin and Sandi Zwaan, Education Consultants


Teacher-Librarians and the New Learning Divide


Anita Brooks Kirkland, Library Consultant Waterloo Region District School Board Ontario




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