Looking @ ELA, the Workshop Model, and Classroom Libraries

The School Library can’t just be about reading books. School Librarians need to rigorously contribute to student learning by fully integrating Library Lessons with all subject curricula. Otherwise, we can’t lament a lack of appreciation for the library when curriculum changes affect our circulation. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #ELA #classroomlibraries #readerwriterworkshop Continue reading

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Looking @ the Different Faces Of School Librarians

Looking @ the Different Faces Of School Librarians – A School Librarian may seem to have it easy, but we are the busiest teacher in the school! Elementary, middle, and high school librarians have quite different experiences, but we also share common tasks and a love for the best job in the world! #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #librarylife #elementary #middleschool #highschool Continue reading

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Looking @ Customized Orientations for Each Grade Level

A library orientation sets the tone for the entire school year, and there are definite advantages for creating customized orientations for each grade level. Here’s how I customize my first visits with returning students to rejuvenate their interest in the library. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #middleschool #library orientation #ELA #reading fiction #handsonlearning Continue reading

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