Selection Tools Toolkit
25 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

CLTV - Teens and the Future of Libraries: Sharing Best Practices - 5/28/2013

http://connectedlearning.tv/teens-and-future-libraries-sharing-best-practices Teens and the Future of Libraries: Sharing Best Practices Wrapping up the month...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

Sci Fi & Dystopia - Best Young Adult Book Lists - Guides at Contra Costa County Library

Sci Fi & Dystopia - Best Young Adult Book Lists - Guides at Contra Costa County Library | Selection Tools Toolkit | Scoop.it
Our teen librarians work very hard all year long to compile these young adult book lists. The titles range from award winning young adult books, highly popular teen fiction and adult books that we think that teens will enjoy.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

7 Great Websites for Grabbing Free Nook Books

7 Great Websites for Grabbing Free Nook Books | Selection Tools Toolkit | Scoop.it
Get all the free Nook Books you can handle from this list of the best places to download free Nook books easily and legally.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

Whichbook | A new way of choosing what book to read next

Whichbook | A new way of choosing what book to read next | Selection Tools Toolkit | Scoop.it
Whichbook is a unique site for choosing what to read. Whichbook offers choices which are not available anywhere else – mood, emotion, plot shape, type of main character, country the book is set in.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

For Librarians

For Librarians | Selection Tools Toolkit | Scoop.it
Librarians and the Common Core
Public and school librarians have a critical role in the Common Core classroom: sharing their expert knowledge of quality nonfiction books for kids, how to find primary sources, and information and media literacy.





About the Common Core

Key Shifts of the Common Core Standards for ELA and Literacy
Common Core Resources from ALSC
INK: Interesting Nonfiction for Kids
The Uncommon Corps: Champions of Nonfiction Literature for Children and Young Adults
Nonfiction and the Common Core


Related: More on the Common Core





Children's books and authors





Nonfiction for Kids
Watch your favorite writers talk about how they research and write their nonfiction books for children. You'll also find tip sheets for parents on how to read nonfiction text, developing research and information literacy, the importance of reading across genres, and more. And, articles for teachers on the best ways to use nonfiction texts effectively in the classroom.

Nonfiction for Kids











Themed Booklists
Sometimes it just takes one wonderful book to turn a kid into a reader. Tap into what interests your child. Browse these themed booklists selected by Maria Salvadore, our children's literature expert.

Themed Booklists











Start with a Book
Visit our new companion website, chockfull of great fiction and nonfiction books, hands-on activities, parent tips, and much more. 24 kid-friendly themes to explore, share, and use for children's programs.

Start with a Book











Author and Illustrator Interviews
Watch Reading Rockets' exclusive video interviews with award winning children's book authors and illustrators. You'll find more than 100 interviews!

Author and Illustrator Interviews











Author Studies
From setting a purpose for your study to choosing and researching the author to developing a culminating project, our author study toolkit will help create a rich, engaging classroom experience.

Author Studies











Reading Aloud

How to Read Aloud to a Group
Dialogic Reading: An Effective Way to Read to Preschoolers
Reader's Theater: Giving Students a Reason to Read Aloud
Reading Aloud to Build Comprehension
Reading aloud video











Reluctant and Struggling Readers

Hooking Struggling Readers: Using Books They Can and Want to Read
Boys and Books
Benefits of Audiobooks for All Readers
What to Do When Reading Is Too "Sitty"
Summer Reading for Children with Dyslexia
Reading Together: Tips for Parents of Children with Disabilities
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

Resources for the Visually Impaired and Print Disabled in Oregon & SW Washington » OPB

Resources for the Visually Impaired and Print Disabled in Oregon & SW Washington
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

Access National Library Services for the Blind

Access National Library Services for the Blind | Selection Tools Toolkit | Scoop.it
The National Library Service for the Blind & Physically Handicapped has 400,000+ audio, braille, and e-texts for readers with print disabilities.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

Programming Librarian | Reaching Teens Subversively through Passive Programming

Programming Librarian | Reaching Teens Subversively through Passive Programming | Selection Tools Toolkit | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

Teens Read Christian Fiction and Non-Fiction Books | Santa Clara County Library | BiblioCommons

Teens Read Christian Fiction and Non-Fiction Books | Santa Clara County Library | BiblioCommons | Selection Tools Toolkit | Scoop.it
By SCCLD LIBRARIANS FOR TEENS
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

The Monster Librarian

Monster Librarian is dedicated to helping readers of horror fiction find another book to read and to help librarians in developing their horror collection and assist in horror readers advisory.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

NPR: Top 100 Teen Novels

NPR: Top 100 Teen Novels | Selection Tools Toolkit | Scoop.it
They did it again, this time with books aimed at teenagers. Here's the post on NPR and here's the list. I'm not too happy with so many new titles being on here because I think if people didn't just...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

YALSA names 2014 Great Graphic Novels for Teens | News & Press Center

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), announced its 2014 Great Graphic Novels for Teens. The list of 78 titles, drawn from 122 official nominations, is presented annually at the ALA Midwinter Meeting.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

Librarians Love All Kinds of Graphic Novels!: 2014 Great Graphic Novels for Teens — The Beat

Librarians Love All Kinds of Graphic Novels!: 2014 Great Graphic Novels for Teens — The Beat | Selection Tools Toolkit | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

Sports Illustrated's Top 100 Sports Books of All Time | WI Talking Book and Braille Library

Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL)
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

African-American History Fiction and Nonfiction: CLP Teen Reads: Read: Teens: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

African-American History Fiction and Nonfiction: CLP Teen Reads: Read: Teens: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh | Selection Tools Toolkit | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Kerr
Scoop.it!

Level Books With Book Wizard: Find Books by Reading Level, Topic, Genre | Scholastic.com

Level Books With Book Wizard: Find Books by Reading Level, Topic, Genre | Scholastic.com | Selection Tools Toolkit | Scoop.it
Search Scholastic Book Wizard for children's books from all publishers by reading level and grade levels. Level books in classroom library by Guided Reading, DRA, Lexile(R) levels.
more...
No comment yet.