Looking Back @ Reading Logs & the School Librarian

Student Reading Logs can be horribly discouraging for students or they can be valuable enhancements to any reading program for English Language Arts or other content areas. A perceptive School Librarian can see the interconnections between content reading and develop tools that will make a School Library Reading Program preferred by teachers and enjoyed by students. Continue reading

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Looking @ 5 Essential Literacies for Students: Part 2 – Content Literacy

In our modern world students need to understand and be proficient in 5 Essential Literacies, and School Librarians need to integrate at least one Library Literacy component into every class visit. In Part 2 we look at Library Lessons that help build the Content/Disciplinary Literacy that students need to be successful with current and future coursework. Continue reading

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Looking Back @ Library Orientation: Location, Location, Location!

Whether new to the campus or returning students, the only purpose of our library orientations is to “orient” students to the various locations in the school library. This simple approach will make your students’ first library visit fun and productive! Read more… Continue reading

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