Looking @ ELA, the Workshop Model, and Classroom Libraries

The School Library can’t just be about reading books. School Librarians need to rigorously contribute to student learning by fully integrating Library Lessons with all subject curricula. Otherwise, we can’t lament a lack of appreciation for the library when curriculum changes affect our circulation. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #ELA #classroomlibraries #readerwriterworkshop Continue reading

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Looking @ Changing Dewey Decimal Numbers for Student Access

If you’re confused by Dewey Decimal Numbers on certain books and wish students could find them more easily, it’s OK to change those numbers! Help student access to books with useful modifications, helpful options, and creative adjustments to DDC in your school library. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #deweydecimals #organizingstrategies Continue reading

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Looking @ Helpful Informational Handouts

School Librarians can save a lot of time if we anticipate common questions from students, teachers, administrators, or parents, and prepare helpful informational handouts that are customized for each type of patron. Here are some suggestions & a few FREE downloads. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #readingpromotion #teachercollaboration #parentcommunication Continue reading

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