Community/Teacher Collaboration

Specials Collaboration

The middle school curriculum at my school includes one period that we refer to as “Specials.” During this period, the 5th, 6th, and 8th grade students have two days of visual arts, two days of information skills (our fancy term… Read More ›

Survey the Students

Why Survey Students: Maybe you administer a student survey every year, or maybe you have never surveyed your students. With all of the evaluation systems required by programs like “Race To the Top,” etc. and with every state setting different guidelines for librarian evaluation,… Read More ›

Social Media Collaboration

With so many social media sites open and available, the collaboration possibilities are endless. Before the dawn of the technology age, collaboration was done in person as time became available, often after school hours or on weekends. Now, with the… Read More ›