My name is Jennifer Branch-Mueller and I am a professor in the Department of Elementary Education at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. I coordinate the Teacher-Librarianship by Distance Learning program and was a teacher and teacher-librarian. I met Darryl Toerien at the recent International Association of School Librarianship conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia and he asked me to participate in your group. Here is a document that Dr. Dianne Oberg and I wrote in the early 2000s as a support resource for teachers in Alberta. I think it might be a helpful resource for this discussion.
Hello Jennifer, I am delighted that you could join us! I am very excited to read your attached document. Just having a brief look I already know that we are thinking along the same lines and I really look forward to future discussions.