Looking @ 5 Essential Literacies for Students: #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 several ways to incorporate Content Area/Disciplinary Literacy into library visits with subject area classes. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #librarylessons #contentarealiteracy #contentareareading Continue reading

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Looking @ Pop Culture in the School Library

School Librarians can engage students and build relationships by bringing pop culture into the library: integrate it into the collection, infuse it into lessons and signage, and incorporate it into projects to capture personal preferences. Read on for examples … #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #popculture Continue reading

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Looking @ Understanding Dewey 590 Animals

If you are one of many School Librarians confused by Dewey decimal numbers for animals in the Science aisle of your library, here’s the explanation: it’s based on biology’s scientific nomenclature! Read more… #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #science #deweydecimals #handsonlearning Continue reading

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