Looking @ an Expanded View of “Library Orientation”

School Librarians can make every library visit powerful if we remember that EVERY subject-area’s “first” library visit of the school year is a “library orientation” for THEM! Here’s how I do unique orientation lessons with 6 different subjects. #libraryorientation #readingpromotion #fiction #ELA #contentareareading #socialstudies #deweydecimals #math #onlineresources #science #visualarts #worldlanguages #studentengagement Continue reading

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Looking @ Modeling Digital Literacy & Technology Tools

It’s crucial for educators to model technology correctly when delivering a lesson. Here are some modeling practices to build digital literacy with students, along with a lesson that integrates technology in order to enhance a student product and increase student engagement. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #digitalliteracy #techintheclassroom Continue reading

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Looking @ 5 Essential Literacies for Students: #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 several ways to incorporate Content Area/Disciplinary Literacy into library visits with subject area classes. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #librarylessons #contentarealiteracy #contentareareading Continue reading

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