It’s time to say goodbye to our turkey and hello to my clerk’s winter-themed bulletin board! I love how she made it 3-dimensional. I also love that once again, she’s made it a participatory bulletin board. This time, she cut out a bunch of snowflakes and is asking people to write their favorite book on… Continue reading Bulletin Board Update-Winter Edition!
Halloween wasn’t my favorite holiday as a kid but as a school librarian I kind of love it! One of the reasons it’s crept to the top of my holiday list now that I work in a school? Three words: Halloween Costume Parade. I mean, that’s just the best and cutest thing that happens all… Continue reading Halloween Campfire Time
I mentioned the Snapshot wall when I gave a tour of changes in the library this year but didn’t really breakdown the sections of our Snapshot wall. Since we’re covering the topic of wondering the week and introduced Our Wonder Wall to the kids this week, it seemed like a great time to take a… Continue reading I Wonder…If You’d Like a Closer Look at our Snapshot Wall?
Today we’re talking about reading and how we can move beyond just telling kids reading is important to creating a culture of literacy in our schools. Recently, I watched a video of a presentation on creating a culture of shared literacy in schools for one of my classes. At the end of the video the presenter,… Continue reading Creating a Shared Culture of Literacy
Are both linear and non-linear reading skills equally important for students to learn? How can we as librarians and future librarian ensure students are learning how to use both skills? Before we dive in and start answering those questions, let’s start with some quick definitions, shall we? Linear reading is the traditional mode of… Continue reading Linear vs Non-linear Reading
I had not heard of Bookshare.org until earlier this week. Now that I’ve had the opportunity to check it out, I’m extremely impressed. Not only is Bookshare’s mission of “ensuring that all individuals with print disabilities have equal and timely access to print materials” amazing, their website was chock full of information and easy to… Continue reading Getting to Know Bookshare.org
Full disclosure: I created this blog and loaded up a Google Reader as assignments for my intro class this summer and haven’t touched them since so, I am by no means an expert on RSS feeds and blog readers (on the bright side, my houseplants now know my neglect isn’t personal). Now, let’s talk… Continue reading Feed Me