Worthington, OH, August 21, 2006 – Linworth Publishing, Inc., publisher of professional development resources for K-12 educators, is excited to announce a new title on collaboration by Toni Buzzeo, Collaborating to Meet Literacy Standards: Teacher/Librarian Partnerships for Grades K-2. The newest addition to her Collaborating to Meet Standards series, this resource for Grades K-2 includes practical suggestions for increasing collaboration between the school library media center and classroom, and shows its impact in primary grades education.

These standards-based, easy-to-follow collaborative lessons will not only build a strong bridge between the school library and the classroom, but will help educators help students improve their skills and scores. Written for elementary school library media specialists and their teaching partners, this book coaches readers on methods to meet student literacy standards. Included is a treasure chest of 15 literacy-based collaborative units, written by professionals in the field, for use by teachers and librarians.

Toni Buzzeo is both an author and School Library Media Specialist, and holds a Masters degree in English from the University of Michigan and a Masters degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Rhode Island. A former college and high school English teacher, Toni was a practicing building-level Library Media Specialist for sixteen years, was named the 1999 Maine Library Media Specialist of the Year, and currently serves on the Maine Association of School Libraries Executive Board. She has published six professional books and five picture books for young readers
ISBN: 1-58683-189-5 / 200 Pages / $39.95 / November 2006

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