Standard 3: Information and Knowledge
Candidates model and promote ethical, equitable access to and use of physical, digital, and virtual collections of resources. Candidates demonstrate knowledge of a variety of information sources and services that support the needs of the diverse learning community. Candidates demonstrate the use of a variety of research strategies to generate knowledge to improve practice.
Personal Philosophy: I want to provide materials and resources to all the students in the building. I would look at the whole student population, as well as the curriculum needs of the teachers when selecting materials and resources for the Library Media Center. When planning for curriculum integration in the Library Media Center, I try to add as much technology as possible to provide my students the opportunity to learn 21st Century skills.
The Research Handbook I created for Bellevue West High School Library Media Center meets the following elements of Standard 3: Information and Knowledge.