Need some ideas to get those library books back? Click HERE to read on... … [Read more...] about 5 TIPS TO GET LIBRARY BOOKS BACK AT THE END OF THE YEAR (WITH A FREEBIE!)
It's the end of the school year and you are frantically trying to get all of your library books back on the shelves. I've got 5 tips on how to get those books back quickly without losing your sanity (which is hanging by a thread at this point, right?) ;-) 1. Change "Overdue" status to … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Get Library Books Back at the End of the Year (with a Freebie!)
I hope you are enjoying the longer days and (hopefully) warmer weather! March is always such a busy month with our "March is Reading Month" activities, prepping for our state testing and wrapping up the third marking period. Whew! Now that I have a little extra time to check in, … [Read more...] about Here’s a Spring Freebie For You!
Last year, I had my K-5 media classes participate in the "Hour of Code" sponsored by Code.org. If you don't know what that is, it is a fun way to introduce students to computer programming. If you're thinking, "I don't have a degree in computer science and I can't possibly do this!", … [Read more...] about FREE “Hour of Code” Bookmarks for your Students!
I know many of you have already started school. If you've already started, maybe you can use them later on this month! :-) I've been super busy with getting my own children ready for school among other things that have kept me from getting this project done! I hope you find … [Read more...] about FREE K-5 Library Media Lesson Plans for the First Week of School!
School librarians/media specialists often lament about how to collaborate with classroom teachers. I've seen many suggestions online about doing this. To be honest, it's quite difficult, especially if you have a fixed schedule, or provide contractual "release time" for the classroom … [Read more...] about How do you Encourage Collaboration with Classroom Teachers? (Hint: Chocolate is involved!)