Looking Back @ Creating a Meaningful Library Orientation

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

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Looking Back @ An “Embedded” Library Website

A School Librarian needs to make the School Library Website truly useful to students and teachers. Embedded elements from other Web sources offers valuable information in an inviting way. Read on for some samples of library website embeds… Continue reading

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Looking Back @ 5 “Hacks” for a School Library

The Hack Learning Series is a set of books by educators who see big problems, but have figured out simple solutions that we can implement within our own classrooms and schools. Our libraries also have problems, so here are the 5 changes—the 5 “hacks”—I made that improved my School Library Program. Continue reading

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