Building a FLEXIBLE School Library Program

February 2014
School Library Monthly;Feb2014, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p14
The article focuses on the utilization of collaboration and the flexible schedule model as basis for building a school library program. It discusses the important aspects of the planning process as well as explores the collaboration between school librarians and teachers. The effect of collaboration on student achievements and the benefits of collaboration and the flexible library schedule are emphasized.


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