[GrantsTX] Gale/Library Media Connection TEAMS Awards recognize
teacher and librarian collaborations deadline June 15th
aramos at tsl.state.tx.us
Thu May 28 11:17:05 CDT 2009
Gale/Library Media Connection TEAMS Awards recognize teacher and librarian collaborations
Eligibility: All public and private schools in the United States and Canada.
Deadline: June 15, 2009.
Funds: $2,500; $500 worth of Gale products; one-year subscription to Library Media Connection; choice of professional publications from Linworth Books (worth $800).
Contact: Gale, 27500 Drake Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48331; teamsaward at cengage.com.
There's still time to submit nominations for the Gale/Library Media Connection TEAMS Awards. These awards are designed to recognize and encourage critical collaborations between teachers and media specialists that promote learning, help increase student achievement, and develop the skills students need today. Three winners will each receive a $2,500 cash award; approximately $500 worth of Gale products; a one-year subscription to Library Media Connection; the choice of professional publications from Linworth Books worth approximately $800. The nomination form is downloadable from the website. The nomination must be submitted by a library media specialist, teacher, principal, student, or parent. The deadline for nominations is June 15, 2009.
Examples of the types of collaboration that will be considered:
* Using large-print books to improve student reading scores
* Increasing literacy among struggling readers
* Improving information literacy: open Web vs. subscription resources
* Using nonfiction materials in classroom libraries to support reading
* Integrating electronic and print reference resources into classroom learning
For more information, including submission and release forms, visit http://www.galeschools.com/TEAMS
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