Spice up your library environment with tempting book displays. Students DO judge a book by its cover, so don't let them judge your library as dreary! Special H/T to Library Girl Jennifer LaGarde for the terrific infographic.You can find this post and a HUGE collection of resources for teacher-librarians HERE.Book Displays to Attract Reluctant Readers- from EBSCOFiction Book Display Ideas- Pinterest boardHigh School Library Book Display IdeasLibrary Book Displays- Pinterest boardLibrary Displays- Pinterest boardSchool Library Book Display Ideas- Google image searchSchool Library Displays- Flickr pool of over 700 photos!School-Library Displays- Pinterest boardTwenty Rules for Better Book Displays-from EBSCO This post first appeared on the blog "A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet"
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About one-third of public schools do not have a full-time, state-certified librarian. Members of the American Library Association call it a national crisis, as colleges and careers increasingly require students to have expansive digital literacy skills.
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“ Three experts shared tech tips and tools during “Flipped School Libraries,” a rapid-fire, dynamic session during The Digital Shift: Reinventing Libraries (#TDS13) webcast.” Through the use of innovative technologies and online resources, school libraries can now be available tostudents wherever—and whenever—they need them. “Flipped” or blended learning offers students thepower of personalized instruction, through a mix of virtual and face-to-face interactions, at a student’s own pace. Embracing this concept is a must for student engagement and the future of the profession, say school librarians Joyce Valenza, Brenda Boyer, and Michelle Luhtala.
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“ If you’re familiar with multi-level books, you’ll want to check out Books That Grow. Books That Grow is a free digital reading platform with a library of books that range from myths and folktales, to primary source documents and informational texts. Whether you want to teach the Greek myth “Arachne” or Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter From a Birmingham Jail,” Books That Grow has you covered.”
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