Looking @ Changing Dewey Decimal Numbers for Student Access

If the Dewey Decimal Numbers on certain books make it hard for students to find them, it’s OK to change those numbers! Improve student access to books in your school library with these useful DDC modifications and creative adjustments. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #deweydecimals #organizingstrategies Continue reading

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Looking @ Terminology for Fiction Stories

Students refer to classes by “subject,” we tell students to search for books “By Subject,” and we use “Subject” to explain the Dewey Decimal System. Let’s make our school library consistent and kid-friendly by using the term “Subject” for Fiction, too! #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #libraryorganization #fiction #genre Continue reading

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Looking @ Creating Special Multicultural Collections

If you are bothered by racial and cultural biases in the Dewey Decimal classification system, modify it a bit to make it more culturally relevant. Here’s a solution I tried that might work for you, too. #schoollibrary #culturallyresponsiveteaching #deweydecimals #readingpromotion Continue reading

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