Looking @ Effective Use of Videos

Videos can introduce complex information and procedures better than any other tool or strategy. Their most effective use is in short, 2-5 minute segments—certainly no longer than 15 minutes. Here are 5 short videos I’ve created to use with my students. Feel free to use them with yours! #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #teachwithtech #videos Continue reading

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Looking @ the ‘Giants’ Who Empowered This Teacher/Librarian

On World Teachers Day it’s fitting to reflect that great mentors empower us to make a difference in the lives of others. Sir Isaac Newton captured my thoughts perfectly: “If I have seen further it is by standing on ye sholders of Giants.” Thank you to the ‘giants’ who have influenced my life. #NoSweatLibrary #inspiration Continue reading

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Looking @ 3 Ways to Use Quotes in the School Library

Quotations inspire and motivate us, and a great quote can prompt student questioning and creative thinking. School Librarians can use quotes in 3 ways: as book teasers, to illuminate Library Lessons, and as promotional displays for the School Library. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #quotes #inspiration Continue reading

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