Looking Back @ Differentiated Orientation for ELL Newcomers

Newcomer English Language Learners need a library orientation using very specific differentiation strategies based on WIDA-ELD Standards and Can-Do Descriptors. I created a set of 3 Read-Aloud Orientation lessons with fun and relevant hands-on follow-up activities that meets their needs. #schoollibrary #middleschool #libraryorientation #ELL #ESL #readalouds Continue reading

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Looking Back @ Teacher Lesson Ideas/Requests

Every school librarian experiences a teacher coming in with a great new idea for a library visit—something from their previous school, from a book/curriculum guide, or from a meeting or conference. How can we decide whether to accommodate this teacher’s request? Continue reading

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