To Teach Critical Thinking & Inquiry Learning, Entrust Your School Librarian

Research proves the link between critical thinking, content knowledge, and inquiry based learning. Learn why the School Librarian is the expert who can help students learn critical thinking skills and background content knowledge through authentic inquiry based learning. #NoSweatLibrary Continue reading

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Effective Use of Videos in the School Library

Videos can introduce complex information and procedures better than any other tool or strategy. Their most effective use is in short, 2-5 minute segments. Here are 5 short videos I’ve created to use with my students. Feel free to use them with yours! #NoSweatLibrary Continue reading

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5 Essential Literacies for Students: Part 3 Information 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 3 we look at Information Literacy Skills: problem-solving models, search & evaluation strategies, and academic honesty. Continue reading

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