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Author Haines, Claudia, author.

Title Becoming a media mentor : a guide for working with children and families / Claudia Haines, Cen Campbell, and the Association for Library Service to Children.

Publication Info. Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2016.
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Description xx, 154 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Becoming a media mentor -- What is a media mentor? -- Voice from the field: Carisa Kluver -- Media mentorship : research and implications for libraries -- Voice from the field: Michael Robb -- Media mentorship and the three C's : content, context and the child -- Voice from the field: Lisa Guernsey -- Media mentorship and diversity -- Voice from the field: Susan B. Neuman and Donna Celano -- Media mentors : working with parents, families and community needs -- Voice from the field: Jason Boog -- Media mentors : management and professional development -- Voice from the field: Sarah Houghton -- Three ways to be a media mentor -- Voice from the field: Michael Levine -- Part II. Media mentors in action -- Media advisory -- New media in programs -- Access to curated media -- Appendix A. ALSC white paper: Media mentorship in libraries serving youth -- Appendix B. ALSC white paper: The importance of diversity in library programs and material collections for children -- Appendix C. Evaluating apps and new media for young children : a rubric bibliography.
Summary Media mentors guide children and their families in choosing and using the technology and digital media in their lives. Haines and Campbell describe what it means to be a digital-age librarian working with literacy development and children's media. Along the way they introduce you to some of the media mentors who have grounded their use of digital media with relationships that encourage joint engagement and enhanced learning.
Audience PF Childrens Plus, Inc.
Subject Multimedia library services -- United States.
Children's digital libraries -- United States.
Media librarians -- United States.
Digital media.
Application software.
Children's libraries -- Activity programs.
Libraries and families.
Media literacy -- Study and teaching.
Computer literacy -- Study and teaching.
Electronic information resource literacy -- Study and teaching.
Added Author Campbell, Cen, author.
Association for Library Service to Children, author.
ISBN 9780838914632 (paperback)
0838914632 (paperback)
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