“School libraries always have been interdisciplinary spaces deeply connected to the curriculum, instrumental in developing students' research and information literacy skills, and committed to creating an environment of free reading that supports lifelong learning and curiosity. These traditional roles and strengths are increasingly critical as society faces a deluge of digital information, and the lines between content user and content creator are blurred and even actively deconstructed.”
The "Top 25" Websites foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, Web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover. From AASL
NJASL (New Jersey Association of School Libraries) has developed an infographic (linked above) about the importance of school libraries and librarians in information literacy instruction, teaching of digital citizenship, ...
We have access to this amazing site through our School Library System and you can access through the Online Resources page on the library. ANY PG Teachers want to plan a VIRTUAL AUTHOR FEST with the Library? Looking for a few partners for this January event.
The death of a Canadian teenager, who killed herself last week, has led to outcry around the world about online bullying.
Join our CHOOSE KIND campaign. We have many initiative going on through the library. Our student-led SBN (Stop BUllying Now!) Club meets Weds after school; our iStaff just started Project Gratitude (I hope you rec'd a note of appreciation?) and we have several titles for book circles that will prompt powerful discussions about bullying and its impact. See Mrs. Kowalski to integrate BULLYING discussions into your next read.
Simple and clear for your students. Arrange a collaborative training on EASYBIB and we can provide powerful tools to empower a quality research process--for mini projects and more extensive ones. Let's plan.