With the holidays approaching, I find many of my students slacking off with their study habits. In other words, they have caught a bad case of “end-of-semester-itis.” A nasty, dreadful disease sweeping the nation, and one I hope to cure. Winter… Read More ›
by Joanna Gerakios Last year my supervisor challenged me to provide a framework for how our district school librarians support literacy. My initial internal reaction was, “What do you mean, how do we support literacy?” After all, I thought, we… Read More ›
In September, I had the opportunity to take part in a three day professional development seminar titled “How Library Media Specialists Can Support Literacy.” The program was created by the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT). It… 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.