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How A School Library Increased Student Use By 1,000 Percent | Cult Of Pedagogy

Some school libraries are reinventing themselves as makerspaces, but this Ohio library took a slightly different approach and has seen incredible results.

First Days of School in a New-To-You Library - Mrs. ReaderPants

As we approach Winter Break, I realized I haven't written many blog articles lately. I moved to a new city and started in a new-to-me library this year. I've been too busy to do much blog writing beyond my infamous New Releases posts and a couple of random book reviews. I'm about 10 book reviews behind, and they may never get written at this point. It's been an exhausting few months, but Winter Break looms large and lovely on the horizon...only one more week to go!

Readers of the Month

At the end of last year, I was helping a teacher with a display for her room when I was struck with a thought – I need to have a school-wide reader of the month program! The idea was so simpl…

Embracing Dynamic Shelving – Don't Shush Me!

One of the things I’ve become known for is my colorful and visually engaging (and non-typical) shelving strategies. I like to call this “Dynamic Shelving” and I love employing the…

Adding Makerspaces to your elementary school library may seem intimidating, but educators everywhere are implementing them. You can create Makerspace centers simply and easily. Read how one librarian just to the Maker plunge. #makerspaces #elementary #library #centers #librarypatch

MAKERSPACES … I tried to ignore them! I tried to deny their growing momentum. I skipped over articles and blogposts where makerspaces were the headline. I averted my eyes when newsletters about them crossed my mailbox. Not that I didn’t find value in them! I ABSOLUTELY did. Honestly, I was just so overwhelmed with the […]

Why Reading Levels Don't Work in Secondary, and What to Do Instead | Reading and Writing Haven

Google “reading levels,” and all sorts of things will come up. Leveled reading charts, assessments, parent guides, frameworks, you name it. For good reason, the concept of leveled texts can…

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Find digital Christmas activities based around Christmas themed picture books! Each lesson contains a reading, writing, and art activity, so that you have an entire week's worth of reading and writing lessons. These are all popular books and are probably already in your school's library! -Snowmen at Christmas -Olive, the Other Reindeer -Mooseltoe -Night Tree -How Santa Got His Job