Hi friends!Are you nearing the end of your school year? I am. And I’m reflecting on the year past, evaluating what I want to change for next year. What should I add or subtract? Or modify? I’m thinking about reading logs. This year I had our third through fifth grade students set a reading goal and record the books they’ve read on a reading log.
Archives for May 2012
Hi friends! I’ve been talking about research projects lately, and how I use our LibGuides to post resources for teachers and students. One of our blog-following friends asked to see my LibGuide, so here’s the link:Fox Run LibGuides. It looks like this: I know it’s hard to see much from this graphic. You’ll get a better look at it when you follow the link. I
Hi friends! Yes, I’ve been blog stalking again. I get so many GREAT ideas from other librarians! Don’t you? I was reading The Busy Librarian and saw that Matthew Winner challenged himself and other librarians to read all of the books in a section of their library. Librarians would learn more about their collection and motivate each other to keep reading. I love that idea, although I’m
Hi friends! As you know, I’ve been busy with lots of research projects, now that STAAR testing is behind us. I like to use a catchy video as part of my lesson, both to keep things interesting and to post on my LibGuide so students can watch it later or teachers can show it in their classrooms later. I found a good video on School
Hi friends! We are getting ready to pack up every book in our library so that we can get new carpet this summer. Before we do that, we have to finish fourth and fifth grade research projects and take field trips to the public library with second and third grade. And our library centers are still engaging students during their weekly checkout visits! Here’s what