Hi friends! Have you tried creating a library lesson with Powtoon? I just created my first Powtoon, to save myself from repeating my library orientation over and over and over. Here it is. Why do I love Powtoon as a teaching tool? My students paid attention. It was a cartoon! I made it once, then I didn’t have to repeat myself endlessly explaining library expectations.
Hi friends! As you read this, I’m still in China, in Suzhou, the Venice of the East, enjoying some family time and exploring the world! I scheduled this Throwback Thursday post for you in advance. It’s that time of year again…library orientation! I wrote this post last August, sharing my favorite library orientation videos… Planning your library orientation lessons? Me, too! Surrounded by the smell
Hi friends! Are you teaching your students how to take care of their library books? I’ve got a brand new way to talk about book care, and we’re loving it! Meet my book baby! I wrapped up my read-aloud in a baby blanket from the Dollar Tree. I made a poster, a song, and a game. I know we need to teach our students about
Hi friends! I just have to share this super book care video with you! Thank you Nancy Jo Lambert from the Borchardt Library for sharing her creation!! Little Emily shows different things to do with a library book, and the student chorus tells her whether her actions are good (“yay!”) or not good (“no!). This will give your students the opportunity to participate as you watch
Hi friends! Planning your library orientation lessons? Me, too! Surrounded by the smell of brand new school supplies and freshly waxed floors (at school, not home!), I’m getting ready for a brand new year in the library. Here are a few of my favorite videos to incorporate in library orientation. Many of these focus on book care for our younger students. Scaredy Squirrel Goes to
Hi friends and campers! I just saw this super cute video while I was cruising Pinterest this morning, and I had to share it with you. It’s a library orientation video, featuring one of our favorite characters, Scaredy Squirrel! This was created by University Elementary School. I will definitely be including this in our back-to-school plans!