Renee Bowman is the co-creator of the blog for parents and caregivers Raising Real Readers. She’s twice been a teacher of the year for her district and was awarded the 2019 Samuel F. Hulbert Educator of the Year at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. She will complete her school librarian certification from IUPUI in May. You can follow her on Facebook and Instagram at @RaisingRealReaders or on Twitter @RaisingReal.
“Essential” certainly has been a trending word in the last two years. It’s a word worth contemplating because it’s important. During quarantine, the world seemed to label who was essential based on the job they performed. Activities suddenly fell on… Read More ›
Let’s face it, end-of-school year materials collection does not rank high among the reasons we went into this profession. Why highlight this process school-wide then? There are some ways we can turn a tiresome task into a real-life example of… Read More ›
Whether your library is virtual, in-person, or somewhere in between, there’s no doubt that these last two school years have been simply overwhelming. Connecting personally with our students in order to deliver them their next great read or resource has… Read More ›
“The world needs your voice.” ~Peter H. Reynolds, Say Something With the constant noise that technology and other means of communication bring to our lives in this era of modern communication, it seems we are in an endless competition to… Read More ›