Critical Thinking, Inquiry, and the School Librarian

Learn how research links critical thinking, content, and inquiry based learning, and how the School Librarian is the expert who has the knowledge & training to incorporate critical thinking & content into true inquiry based learning. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #researchskills #criticalthinking #inquiry #copyright Continue reading

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An Expanded View of “School Library Orientation”

School Librarians can make every library visit powerful if we remember that EVERY subject-area’s “first” library visit of the school year is a “library orientation” for THEM! Here’s how I do unique orientation lessons with 6 different subjects. #libraryorientation #readingpromotion #fiction #ELA #contentareareading #socialstudies #deweydecimals #math #onlineresources #science #visualarts #worldlanguages #studentengagement Continue reading

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How To Propose School Library Lessons to Teachers

There are lots of great library lessons, but unless we can get teachers to bring students to the library, those lessons just stagnate in our file drawers. Here’s how we can invite teachers to have their students participate in meaningful library visits. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #librarylessons #teachercollaboration Continue reading

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