To Teach Critical Thinking & Inquiry Learning, Entrust Your School Librarian

Research proves the link between critical thinking, content knowledge, and inquiry based learning. Learn why the School Librarian is the expert who can help students learn critical thinking skills and background content knowledge through authentic inquiry based learning. #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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5 Essential Literacies for Students: Part 4 Digital 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 4 we look at ways to incorporate Digital Literacy into library visits, so students learn how and when to use personal tools, group tools, and presentation tools. #NoSweatLibrary Continue reading

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