How to Coordinate the School Library Collection & Lessons with Subject Curricula

As School Librarians we must develop a library collection that supports grade level curricula, not some generic ‘balance’. More than that, we must also use those materials to create meaningful Library Lessons that coordinate with specific classroom activities. | No Sweat Library 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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5 Essential Literacies for Students: Part 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 5 ways to incorporate Content Area/Disciplinary Literacy into library visits with subject area classes. #NoSweatLibrary Continue reading

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