Looking Back @ Reading Logs & the School Librarian

What is the purpose of reading logs? Are some reading logs better than others? What are the alternatives to reading logs? Reading Logs can discourage students or they can be valuable enhancements for reading promotion. A perceptive School Librarian can develop such tools to make a School Library Reading Program preferred by teachers and enjoyed by students. Continue reading

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

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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