Programming Tips Inspired by SLM Authors – April 20th – April 26th

Each Monday in April, the School Library Month Committee will post the quotes from the authors highlighted in Social Media the previous week, accompanied by tips offering practical suggestions for school librarians.

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At this Pinterest Board, you will find many examples of how to help kids find that “just right” book.

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What better place to encourage students to be writers/authors than in a School Library Writing Center.  Check out this article “How to Start your School Library Writing Center” by Timothy Moran, for ideas to turn your school library into a student writing center.

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Look at the vibrant and newly renovated Boston Public Library Children’s room for some inspiration on how to make your library more magical.

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Every child needs a hero in school…that “go to” person who can make them feel special. Why not the School Librarian? Take a look at these articles: The Unsung Hero in Our Schools by Brad Metlzer and Don’t overlook your school librarian, they’re the unsung heroes of literacy.

 

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Inspire imagination with free tools students can use to create their own stories using graphics and text. Share them with the world! Start with Storybird and My Storymaker.

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Share Kate DiCamillo’s thoughts on the importance of reading aloud with your colleagues.

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Are you ready to celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 30? Maybe you’ll find the perfect poem for your pocket in Please Bury Me in the Library by J. Patrick Lewis.

Check out our website, www.ala.org/aasl/slm and follow us on social media to see the exciting events happening during this 30th Anniversary of School Library Month.

 

Author: Susan Hess



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