Shared Foundation: Include

Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to inclusivity and diversity in the learning community.

Begin familiarizing yourself with Include – one of the six Shared Foundations that anchor the AASL Standards Integrated Framework. This infographic summarizes Competencies from the AASL Standards Framework for Learners and suggests some actions school librarians can take to get started with Include.

Developing Inclusive Learners and Citizens
Activity Guide, Applied Framework, and Infographic

The Developing Inclusive Learners and Citizens Activity Guide uses scenarios, activities, and resources to help learners and school librarians alike seek balanced perspectives, global learning, empathy, tolerance, and equity to support inclusive environments within and beyond the four walls of the school library.

An infographic and applied framework further support application of these materials in professional development and instructional settings.

Include by Julie Stivers

Include, part of a six-volume series on the Shared Foundations in AASL’s National School Library Standards, brings together a chorus of school librarians, scholars, and students representing a wide range of races, ethnicities, experiences, and identities. Readers will gain a deeper understanding of the concepts of Include and how to successfully integrate this Shared Foundation in terms of collection, space, and instruction. This book offers key research; learner and educator voices and experience; easy-to-implement ideas, inspiring stories and events of transformation; as well as reflections, questions, and action steps to help readers move their practice forward.

ISBN: 978-0-8389-1917-0
2020 ­ softcover ­ 112 pp ­ 7” x 10”
$54.99 ­ |  ALA Members: $49.49
AASL Members: $46.74

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