Looking @ 5 Essential Literacies for Students: #2 Content Area Literacy

Our students need to be proficient in 5 Essential Literacies and School Librarians can integrate a Library Literacy component into any class visit. In Part 2 we look at several ways to incorporate Content Area/Disciplinary Literacy into library visits with subject area classes. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #librarylessons #contentarealiteracy #contentareareading Continue reading

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Looking @ Pop Culture in the School Library

School Librarians can engage students and build relationships by bringing pop culture into the library: integrate it into the collection, infuse it into lessons and signage, and incorporate it into projects to capture personal preferences. Read on for examples … #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #popculture Continue reading

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Looking Back @ Teaching Academic Honesty

Examining all the current Standards makes it clear that the School Librarian is the only one who teaches the conceptual understanding of intellectual property, copyright, fair use, public domain, and plagiarism, along with proper citation and note-taking skills. To learn how to do that with a more positive focus for students, read on… Continue reading

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