Looking @ 5 Essential Literacies for Students: #2 Content Area Literacy

Looking @ 5 Essential Literacies for Students: #2 Content Area Literacy – Our students need to be proficient in 5 Essential Literacies and School Librarians can integrate a Library Literacy component into any class visit. In Part 2 we look at several ways to incorporate Content Area/Disciplinary Literacy into library visits with subject area classes. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #librarylessons #contentarealiteracy #contentareareading Continue reading

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Looking Back @ 5 “Hacks” for a School Library

Hack Learning is about educators who see big problems, but have figured out simple solutions to implement within our own classrooms and schools. Our libraries also have problems, so here are the 5 changes—the 5 “hacks”—I made that improved my School Library Program. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #readingpromotion #teachercollaboration Continue reading

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Looking Back @ Weeding Dewey Books: a 6-Step Plan

Are you intimidated by the thought of weeding your Dewey Decimal books? I discovered having a substantially decreased collection dramatically increases circulation of what’s left! Here’s a 6-step plan that will override your apprehension. #NoSweatLibrary #librarycollection #deweydecimals #weeding Continue reading

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