Looking @ Creating a Meaningful Library Orientation

The purpose of any library lesson is to support classroom learning, and for a library orientation it’s especially important to set the tone for the entire school year. Here’s my lesson with the rationale for what I do…and DON’T do…at my first visit with new-to-the-school students. #NoSweatLibrary #library orientation #ELA #reading fiction #middleschool #handsonlearning #readingpromotion Continue reading

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Looking @ Middle School Students & the School Library

Middle school students are a challenge. If we understand this stage of physical and mental development, Middle School Librarians can create scaffolded, grade-appropriate lessons that are engaging and content-rich, with activities that provide active practice. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #middleschool #librarylessons Continue reading

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Looking @ How Simplified Library Orientations Simplify Library Management

Simplifying my Library Orientation Lessons have had a profound effect on how I manage my school library: scheduling, facility organization, collection development, library promotion, and even my own professional development. Simplify your school library management using these ideas! #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #librarymanagement #collectiondevelopment #readingpromotion Continue reading

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