Defends intellectual freedom and privacy
Networks, bridges communities, builds relationships
Curates discoverable, accessible, diverse collections across formats
Scans environment for trends in and outside of library and education
community needs. Sees needs of the whole child.
Champions access/equity across platforms, content, tools, services
Promotes traditional & emerging literacies
Empowers learners to think, create, share & grow* across media & platforms
Translates all elements of practice for changing times
models & remixes
standards & values
Connects globally with professionals. classrooms, authors, experts
Models playful approach, It's okay to sandbox, to be beta!
Finds & solves problems. Models inquiry & design thinking
Creates, shares, contributes. Practices transparently!
risks; sees opportunity, not obstacles!
Learns from successes & missteps
Plans beyond the day or week or month
Values both formal & informal learning
Recognizes power of student participation & agency
to inform and grow
*AASL Mission & Guidelines
(inspired by George Couros, Simon Sinek & Carol Dweck)
Acts & thinks empathetically. What is it like for the learner, teacher, admin, parent?
cultivates a growth mindset