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The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Standards for the 21st Century Learner Lesson Plan Database (AASL Database) is a free, Open Access, interactive tool recently (2011) developed by the American Association of School Librarians, a division of the American Library Association, to assist librarians, teachers and other educators in implementing the AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner (AASL Standards) and the Common Core State Standards. It is comprised of vetted, content-area lesson plans meant to provide excellent models to integrate AASL Standards across K-12 curricula; the platform also includes social networking features and a user portfolio. The AASL Database receives high marks from this reviewer for its rich content, design simplicity, ease of functionality, focus of purpose, special features, and value to the profession.


This review originally appeared in The Charleston Advisor, available at doi:10.5260/chara.15.2.5.



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