Tuesday, December 11 2018 12:17 AM

School Librarian Performance Standard 2: Literacy and Reading

School librarians promote reading for learning, personal growth, and enjoyment. They use a variety of strategies to reinforce classroom reading instruction to address the diverse needs and interests of all readers.

2.1 Literature

School librarians are familiar with a wide range of children’s, young adult, and professional literature in multiple formats and languages to support reading for information, reading for pleasure, and reading for lifelong learning.

2.2 Reading promotion

School librarians use a variety of strategies to promote reading for learning, personal growth, and enjoyment.

2.3 Respect for diversity

School librarians develop a collection of reading and information materials in print and digital formats that support the diverse developmental, cultural, social, and linguistic needs of PreK-12  students and their communities.

2.4 Literacy strategies

School librarians collaborate with classroom teachers to reinforce a wide variety of reading instructional strategies to ensure PreK-12 students are able to create meaning from text.