Looking @ A Customized Library Orientation for Teachers

Since teachers have the most influence over whether students use the school library, it makes sense to create a customized library orientation for teachers. Read how featuring materials for topics of study in each subject area serves as an invitation to collaborate on student library lessons! #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #libraryorientation #teacherprofessionaldevelopment Continue reading

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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 @ 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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