Digital Book Talk Project for Google Slides - Distance Learning
This Google Drive Book Talk Project allows students to create a book report in a digital format and allows students to practice 21st century skills in authentic ways. Students can practice important digital skills while having fun creating a presentation
Seusstastic Mystery in the Library Revealed!
So, I posted recently that my sixth graders were writing a mystery that was going to take place in the library. I took two of the best mysteries that were submitted and combined them! Here's how our mystery looked: The Problem: Mrs. Svarda got to school on Monday morning and saw the mess. At first she was just mad that all of the books were out, then she saw that all the books were missing their endings. She picked up a book and noticed that the barcode was missing, too. She looked around…
Diana Rendina’s Instagram post: “I created new conversation zone signage for the library today because I want to support the learning styles and needs of ALL my students.…”
151 Likes, 28 Comments - Diana Rendina (@dianalrendina) on Instagram: “I created new conversation zone signage for the library today because I want to support the…”
Digital Breakout - Library Rules and Orientation
Students will use technology and problem-solving skills to complete this digital breakout while reviewing library rules and vocabulary. This is a great activity to use at the beginning of school or as a review midway through the year. Students will complete the breakout in Google Slides. It should b...
How Your Teacher-Librarian Can Be An Ally When Teaching With Inquiry | KQED
Teacher-librarians have the skills and knowledge to help classroom teachers deepen inquiry-based learning projects. You just have to ask.
Tween Programming–Escape Room in the Library
Library Escape Rooms are really big right now, so I tried to design this program so that any library can try to duplicate it. Because making something like this is kinda daunting–where do yo…
10 Steps that Don’t Involve Points, Pizza, or Prizes to Create a School Wide Culture of Reading
I was recently approached by a school that I partner with in consultancy and asked for advice about how I might lead for developing a school culture of independent reading. Let’…
10 awesome ways to use Wakelet in school libraries
During my 24 years in education, as an English teacher, school librarian and educational technology enrichment specialist, I’ve learned that no technology can replace a knowledgeable, caring teache…
Librarians are Transforming Learning
Learn how ISTE can help school librarians find tools and strategies to inspire innovation. Librarians are school leaders who advocate for student access to edtech, curate tools and resources, and collaborate with students and colleagues to create meaningful learning opportunities. ISTE has curated a collection of resources librarians can incorporate into their work right away.
Day 6: Library Jenga
Ok… I needed a way to spruce up Library Orientation…and fast. After reflecting on my practice the last few years I knew that the students needed to be instructed on how to use the catal…