Let’s Expand Our View of “School Library Orientation”

School Librarians can make each subject-area’s “first” library visit of the school year more powerful if we think of it as a “school library orientation” especially for them! Here’s how I customize unique orientation lessons with 6 different subjects. #NoSweatLibrary Continue reading

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Create a Customized School Library Orientation for Teachers

Teacher attitude toward the school library determines student use of our facility. School Librarians can show teachers the benefits of collaboration & library visits by creating a customized library orientation that features materials and Library Lessons for their first content area units of study. #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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