School Librarians: Show Teachers Their National Standards Require Student Research

School Librarians may be surprised to learn that at least 46 National Standards for middle school subjects require or align with students doing research assignments. Show subject area teachers these Standards to promote & create collaborative research lessons. #NoSweatLibrary Continue reading

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Let’s Expand Our View of “School Library Orientation”

School Librarians can make each subject-area’s “first” library visit of the school year more powerful if we think of it as a “school library orientation” especially for them! Here’s how I customize unique orientation lessons with 6 different subjects. #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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