Looking Back @ Becoming a Culturally Responsive School Librarian

We can’t be satisfied with promoting a heritage celebration for a month. We must be responsive to cultures, races, and ethnic groups throughout the school year, and work diligently to build respect for diversity within ourselves, our library collection, and our Library Lessons. It’s the only way our students can learn to love themselves. Continue reading

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Looking @ Best Online PLC for Librarians

So much of the knowledge and many of the ideas I’ve gathered over the years are a result of, not formal professional development, but rather my online Professional Learning Community! Come see my list of blogs, Facebook sites, and other communities that have been the most influential for my Library Lessons and School Library Program. Continue reading

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Looking Forward: Does a 21st-Century School Need a Library?

Does a 21st-century high-tech school need a library? Certainly a modern school doesn’t need the kind of library that has been the norm for the past 50 years because the world we live in now has much different needs for educating our students. But a School Library with a certified School Librarian is critical for meeting the needs of today’s youth. Continue reading

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