Student Engagement/ Teaching Models

Who Is Doing the Work?

 About eight years ago, Colchester Public Schools began looking closely at who was doing the work in the classrooms. Were teachers doing the work, or were the students? Barbara Gilbert, Director of Curriculum for Colchester Public Schools, explained why considering… Read More ›

Love Letters

In the file cabinet at my school that holds all the records of the library including budgets, articles, handouts, and lesson plan ideas, there is a folder titled: Do. Not. Forget. There nestled inside are many small straggly pieces of… Read More ›

The Capstone Project

The School Librarian’s Role in the Capstone Project: 5 Ws and H of the Capstone Project. WHY? With the current generation the number one question when we introduce the capstone project is “WHY?”  “Why do we have to do this?”  When… Read More ›