Teachers Pay Teachers vs Open Education Resources for the School Librarian

Teachers Pay Teachers offers a mixed bag of instructional materials at prices ranging from inexpensive to very costly. OER offers completely free and open licensed instructional materials from an array of educational institutions. Here’s my reasoning for choosing TPT. #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—certainly no longer than 15 minutes. Here are 5 short videos I’ve created to use with my students. Feel free to use them with yours! #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #teachwithtech #videos Continue reading

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