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 @ A Customized Library Orientation for Teachers

Teachers have the most impact on students use of the school library, so it’s sensible to create a customized library orientation for teachers. Here’s how featuring materials for topics of study in each subject area is an invitation to collaborate on student library lessons! #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #libraryorientation #teacherprofessionaldevelopment Continue reading

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Looking @ Does a 21st-Century School Need a Library?

Certainly a modern school doesn’t need the kind of library of the past because the world we now live in has much different needs for educating our students. But a School Library with a certified School Librarian is still critical for meeting the needs of today’s youth. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #librarycollection #technologyintegration Continue reading

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