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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5 Essential Literacies for Students: Part 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 5 ways to incorporate Content Area/Disciplinary Literacy into library visits with subject area classes. #NoSweatLibrary Continue reading

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Helping School Librarians Understand Dewey 900s Countries

Many School Librarians are confused by the organization of Countries in the 900s History & Geography. This School Librarian explains how Dewey’s numbering is assigned geographically rather than politically because a nation’s political affiliation may change but it’s place on the Earth doesn’t. #NoSweatLibrary Continue reading

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