Have you seen the story about this Colorado teacher? It is amazing. With just a simple question posed to her students, she learned so much about her class. She was shocked and surprised by many of their answers. As… Read More ›
It’s School Library Month! I hope you have all been celebrated and honored for the important work that you do, working in collaborative ways to make your library a relevant, student-centered hub of learning for your school. Even if you… Read More ›
When we talk about literacy, we no longer mean just reading abilities. We refer to digital literacy and information literacy and transliteracy in our discussions about how we work with students to improve their reading comprehension, their proficiency and their… Read More ›
Fun Friday video, from Orange Public Library and Chapman University, for librarians to share with the patrons! Happy National Library Week.
I started listening to Vivian Apple at the End of the World a couple of days ago and it brought to mind how much I enjoy a good cult story. So, for today’s What to Read Wednesday post I’m going… Read More ›
There’s good news for educators looking for safe online sites with quality content for their students. Youngzine is a child-friendly online news source with excellent subject matter designed for upper elementary to high school students. The original educational news articles… Read More ›
Whether it’s through LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google or some other application or platform, we all should find our professional place on the internet: a website to share our resumes and professional activities, our lessons and research projects, our educational philosophies… Read More ›
Another meeting about data? What’s in it for you, school librarian? Plenty! Data meetings are places where school-wide and individual student achievement data are discussed, evaluated, and plans are made for improvement. For most people, staying after school for a… Read More ›