Internship Schedule

Here is the final schedule for my internship. As you can see, I will split my time between Madison Elementary, Irving and Longfellow Middle Schools, Norman High School, the Instructional Services Center, the Oklahoma Library Association Annual Conference, and reflection.

Date

Location

Schedule

Notes

1/22/13 Madison Elementary 8:30-12:30 4
1/23/13 Instructional Services Center (ISC) 8:00-12:00 4
1/29/13 Longfellow Middle School 8:30-12:30 4
1/31/13 8:00-4:00 8
2/5/13 8:30-12:30 4
2/7/13 Irving Middle School 8:30-12:30 4
2/12/13 8:30-12:30 4
2/14/13 8:30-2:30 6 (30 total)
2/19/13 Norman High School 8:30-12:30 4
2/26/13 8:30-12:30 4
2/28/13 8:30-3:30 7
3/5/13 8:30-2:30 6
3/6/13 11:30-2:30 3
3/7/13 8:30-2:30 6 (30 total)
3/12/13 ISC 8:30-3:30 7
3/14/13 Madison Elementary 7:30-3:30 8
3/26/13 8:30-12:30 4
3/28/13 8:30-12:30 4 (20 total)
4/2/13 ISC 8:30-3:30 7
4/4/13 OLA (counts for ISC) 8:30-4:30 8
4/5/13 OLA (counts for ISC) 10:30-2:30 4 (30 total)
Work on reflection, etc. (25 total)

Grand Total: 135 hours

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Internship Objectives and Tasks

Currently Reading: Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson

My learning objectives (with corresponding tasks) for my internship this semester in Norman Public Schools:

Objective 1: Implement instruction that reflects 21st-century skills based on student interests and needs.

  • Recognize the instructional strategies presented by Marzano, and review strategies for guided inquiry as presented by Kulhthau
  • Use a variety of digital instruction tools and strategies

Objective 2: Identify the role each librarian plays in supporting curriculum and developing other teachers professionally.

  • Identify and apply AASL’s Standards for the 21st-Century Learner

Objective 3: Incorporate multiple literacies into classroom and library activities

  • Read two books for children and teens per month from the fantasy and science fiction genres to gain familiarity and understanding of topics and themes

Objective 4: Assess and demonstrate ways to accommodate varied student information needs before and during library instruction.

  • Recognize how each library media specialist promotes equitable and ethical access to print, digital, and virtual resources
  • Identify and demonstrate awareness of current and emerging technologies each librarian has used or plans to use in library and classroom instruction

Objective 5: Recognize how each library media specialist co-plans, co-teaches, and co-assesses in preparation and presentation of classroom instruction

  • Shadow librarian(s) at each location as they co-plan and co-teach with teachers

Objective 6: Identify the school district’s methods for cataloging and classifying library materials

  • Identify professional selection tools and criteria used to select library materials
  • Process and prepare materials for library shelves according to current classification standards

Objective 7: Evaluate ways to distribute physical, human, and fiscal resources of each location to best meet the needs of the library users

  • Assess how materials enhance instruction and meet the interests and needs of students and teachers at each location
  • Read Norman Public School District’s library collection development policy

Objective 8: Compare and contrast elementary, middle school, and high school library media specialist roles and responsibilities and evaluate future interest in four different job situations

  • Write a reflective essay at the end of the semester analyzing the similarities and differences between the various locations