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Who Are We?: An Award-winning Humanities Program Model for School Libraries

October 24, 2012
Short Title
Who Are We?: An Award-winning Humanities Program Model for School Libraries
Summary

The 2012 Sara Jaffarian Award winner, Francis Feeley, presents his award winning, replicable school library programming. 

Description

Francis Feeley, school librarian at the Inter-American Magnet School, Chicago, and winner of the 2012 Sara Jaffarian Award, will present his winning model for humanities programming in the school library. The program, titled “Who Are We?,” challenged seventh- and eighth-grade students to explore the individual and collective behavior of human beings in the past and present in a series of quarterly research projects. Following the presentation, Feeley will discuss elements of his award application that lead to his selection, and give tips to prospective applicants to help get their applications started. Sponsored by the ALA Cultural Communities Fund.

Recorded on
10/24/2012
Duration
46 minutes
Presenters

Francis Feeley, school librarian, Inter-American Magnet School (Chicago)

Annalisa Keuler, school librarian, Homewood (Ala.) High School

Cost
Free
Library Type
School (K-12)
Audience
Children / Family
Young Adult
Job Functions
Grants and Awards
Professional Development/Training