Principal’s Professional Reading

Research is very clear about the role of the principal in supporting school libraries as a means to increase students' digital literacy skills and achievement and Read more here.

Achieving Information Literacy: Standards for School Libraries in Canada provides excellent guidelines for staffing, collection development and technology integration in the school library.

A few principal blogs you may want to add to your reader and follow:

Connected Principals

Principal of Change

The Principal Blog

Consider starting your own blog! Why? Scott McLeod has some excellent reasons here. 

New South Wales, Australia has produced an excellent document as part of their School Libraries Futures Project, outlining the role of school libraries in 21st century learning.


LitPicks Fall 2016 Best of the Best

The October 12 LitPicks: Best of the Best for Fall 2016, held at Keheewin School was a huge success. Top reviewed titles for Elementary and Junior/Senior High  schools were presented. See links below for recommended titles and order form.

LitPicks Best of the Best Elementary 

LitPicks Best of the Best Junior/Senior

LitPicks Best of the Best Order Form

ORC Grant-In-Aid Approved for 2015/2016

The Online Reference Centre (ORC) grant-in-aid for 2015/2016 has been approved and the ORC will remain available to all Alberta K-12 students, parents, staff and pre-service teachers.

Find valuable resources for teaching and learning at the ORC website or visit the ORC Support Site at

Stay tuned for upcoming events!