* Evidence-based practice
Read these articles:
- Sheerman, A. (2011). Accepting the challenge: Evidence-based practice at Broughton Anglican College.Scan,30(2), pp.24-33.
- Todd, R. J.(2008) School libraries and evidence-based practice: A position statement . Synergy, 6(1) pp.35-46
- Gordon, C.A.& Todd, R.J. (2009) Weaving evidence, reflection and action into the fabric of school librarianship. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice. 4/2, p. 4-7
For an excellent overview of the ways in which teacher librarians can gather evidence, view Evidence-based practice from Ross Todd.
From Canadian TLs, Think you can’t? Yes, you can – Teacher librarians’ toolkit for evidence-based practice.
Use rubrics to cover the process components of a GI
- Rubrics – About rubrics and GI
- Marking criteria New Kingdom Egypt – example of marking criteria for product and process
- Rubric for a Research Project
- Critical Thinking Rubric There are more rubrics in the Evaluate section of this Edublog.
Use the School Library Impact Measurement (SLIM) Toolkit as a data collection tool, as well as a reflective and feedback mechanism for students. The SLIM Toolkit was designed by Professor Ross. J. Todd.
- SLIM Toolkit
- For an example from practice on how the SLIM Toolkit can be used, read The twin purposes of Guided Inquiry: Guiding student inquiry and evidence-based practice, by Lee FitzGerald
- Evidence guide for teacher librarians in the proficient career stage (Australian School Library Association, ASLA)
- Evidence guide for teacher librarians in the highly accomplished career stage (ASLA)
- Preparing for AITSL accreditation (Use the notes view for details)