Examining the Challenges and Practices of our Russian Partners in the Institution of Teacher Librarianship

Authors

  • Melissa P. Johnston
  • Lucy Santos Green

Abstract

Examining international teacher librarianship enables school library researchers and practitioners to continue uncovering the institutional factors that impact school librarianship; further strengthening the case for cross-cultural partnerships. In 2015, researchers conducted an institutional ethnography confirmatory study of school librarianship in Moscow, Russia. Emergent themes culled from previous research and confirmed in this new study were: collaboration, literacy, instruction, technology integration, and the learning environment. Confirmation of these themes in Russian school librarianship indicates teacher librarians around the world struggle with strikingly similar challenges despite varied contexts and socioeconomic situations.

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Published

2021-04-03

How to Cite

Johnston, M. P., & Green, L. S. (2021). Examining the Challenges and Practices of our Russian Partners in the Institution of Teacher Librarianship. School Libraries Worldwide, 25(2), 1–15. Retrieved from https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/slw/index.php/slw/article/view/8239