Looking Back @ Understanding Dewey 900s Countries

The arrangement of countries in the Dewey decimal system are assigned geographically rather than politically because a location’s political affiliation may change but it’s place on the Earth doesn’t. Read more to understand how country numbers are assigned… #schoollibrary #deweydecimals #socialstudies Continue reading

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Looking Back @ Understanding Dewey 590 Animals

If you are one of many School Librarians confused by Dewey decimal numbers for animals in the Science aisle of your library, here’s the explanation: it’s based on biology’s scientific nomenclature! Read more… #science #deweydecimals #handsonlearning Continue reading

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Looking Back @ Teaching Dewey … or Don’t We?

I don’t teach the Dewey Decimal Classification System and you don’t have to either! There’s a better way to teach students how to find a book in our School Libraries and it even supports content literacy in math. Read on to find out how I do Dewey… #schoollibrary #deweydecimals #librarylessons #math #contentarealiteracy Continue reading

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