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 @ 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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