Folks, If you are not tooting your own horn, who’s gonna do it for you???
Commonsense Media has some great lesson plans you can use to teach copyright to students at all grade levels.
Check out these four examples!
In this article from SLJ, Researchers Irene C. Fountas, professor in the School of Education at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, and Gay Su Pinnell, professor in the School of Teaching and Learning at Ohio State University discuss an important part of choosing appropriate reads for kiddos.
Looking for a few opportunities for grants?
Did you know Dollar General offers one? There are state-specific grants as well.
Click on this link for a list of grants from JLG.
This article by Tom Bober offers some great ideas and advice for using picture books and Primary sources to teach in your library.
With advice on finding sources and how to frame your pairings, This is definitely worth a read.
Young adult literature is for teenagers, and it honors their experience going through the torture that is adolescence.
This article talks about the troublesome approach to labeling everything YA, when there is a clear difference between YA books and Middle grade fiction. There are different themes, lessons, and problem-solving scenarios that are relevant to different ages. it can’t all be lumped together and still be appropriate.
Source: There Is A Difference Between Middle Grade and Young Adult Lit, and It Does Matter By Sarah Hannah Gómez
Future Ready Librarians (FRL), formed by Future Ready Schools (FRS) a year ago, announced a micro-credential for librarians—“Empowering Students as Creators”— has been developed and will be piloted by