Looking @ Critical Thinking, Inquiry, and the School Librarian

Learn how research links critical thinking, content, and inquiry based learning, and how the School Librarian is the expert who has the knowledge & training to incorporate critical thinking & content into true inquiry based learning. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #researchskills #criticalthinking #inquiry #copyright Continue reading

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Looking @ Overdue Library Books & How to Handle Excuses

Overdue library books are a perpetual problem for School Librarians, but we need a friendly, non-judgmental policy that maintains book circulation and student reading. Here are some typical excuses from students, and tolerant ways to deal with them. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #overduebooks #overduebookexcuses Continue reading

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Looking @ Customized Orientations for Each Grade Level

A library orientation sets the tone for the entire school year, and there are definite advantages for creating customized orientations for each grade level. Here’s how I customize my first visits with returning students to rejuvenate their interest in the library. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #middleschool #library orientation #ELA #reading fiction #handsonlearning Continue reading

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