Thursday, November 12, 2015

Loads of Book Display Ideas for Your School Library!

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 EBSCO

Fiction Book Display Ideas- Pinterest board


High School Library Book Display Ideas

Library Book Displays- Pinterest board

Library Displays- Pinterest board









































School Library Book Display Ideas- Google image search

School Library Displays- Flickr pool of over 700 photos!

School-Library Displays- Pinterest board


Twenty Rules for Better Book Displays-from EBSCO

TED Talks About Libraries and Librarians


In case you haven't seen these wonderful TED Talks.................










2016 School Libraries Work!

Scholastic has released its 2016 document, School Libraries Work! and I'm hoping all my library colleagues will download a copy.  It's important to note that the majority of administrators have no idea what we do every day as teacher-librarians, so it is up to us to let them know.

Always keep a log of what you do every hour of the day. I use a Google document and constantly add to it, inserting visuals for clarification. Don't risk forgetting how busy your day was!

My recommendation is to download a copy and use it to show your district how important school libraries are for our students. Here are some screen shots from the document:


Monday, November 9, 2015

Are You Ready for Google Jamboree?


Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 5th. EdTechTeacher is presenting Jamboree in Medfield, MA, and it looks like it's going to be terrific! The event will take place at Medfield High School and feature the following workshops: Google Drive and Google Classroom, The Magic of Chromebooks and Google Web Tools, Google Drive as Collaboration Station, Student Creations with Google Drive Add Ons and Chrome Extensions, and YouTube-It's Not Just Cats and Khan Academy.


For more information and to register, click HERE.

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