School Librarians: Show Teachers Their National Standards Require Student Research

School Librarians may be surprised to learn that at least 46 National Standards for middle school subjects require or align with students doing research assignments. Show subject area teachers these Standards to promote & create collaborative research lessons. #NoSweatLibrary Continue reading

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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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Properly Modeling Digital Literacy & Technology Tools with Students

It’s crucial for educators to use technology tools correctly when we deliver a lesson to students. Here are some best practices I model to build digital literacy, and a lesson that integrates technology in order to increase student engagement and enhance their end product. #NoSweatLibrary Continue reading

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