Looking @ Coordinating Collection, Curriculum, and Library Lessons

As school librarians, it’s our responsibility to develop a library collection that doesn’t rely on generic ‘balance,’ but one that supports our grade level curricula. More than that, we must also create Library Lessons that use those materials for meaningful classroom activities and worthwhile assessments. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #librarycollection #librarylessons #socialstudies #ELA Continue reading

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Looking @ 5 Tips for Buying Non-fiction Books

Buying non-fiction books for the school library isn’t quite as easy as choosing fiction. Here are my 5 tips for wise spending while getting quality titles to meet student and curricular needs. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #nonfictionbooks #collectiondevelopment Continue reading

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Looking @ Changing Dewey Decimal Numbers for Student Access

If you’re confused by Dewey Decimal Numbers on certain books and wish students could find them more easily, it’s OK to change those numbers! Help student access to books with useful modifications, helpful options, and creative adjustments to DDC in your school library. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #deweydecimals #organizingstrategies Continue reading

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