April 2013 Poster: School Libraries & Student Achievement

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February 2013 Poster: When Bad Things Happen to Students

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INFOhio IMatrix: A Tool to Enhance Deep, Rigorous Learning!

What keeps you up at night?  Educating students to be college and career ready? Incorporating inquiry into your teaching for the very first time?  Shifting your instruction to explore topics in greater depth and at more rigorous levels of learning? ... (Continue reading)

Suggested Resources for Professionals Dealing with Children: Coping with Tragedy, Grief, and Other Sensitive Matters

Helping Children Deal with Tragedy, Grief and Loss, from Rebecca Buerkett’s wiki.  http://lpquinnlibrary.wikispaces.com/Helping+Children A National Tragedy: Helping Children Cope, article by the National Association of School Psychologists. http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/terror_general.aspx 10 Ways to Talk to Students about Sensitive Issues in the News, article... (Continue reading)

A Simple Child

A Simple Child, That lightly draws its breath, And feels its life in every limb, What should it know of death? ~William Wordsworth, from “We Are Seven” The publisher, editors, and staff of Teacher Librarian and VOYA mourn the death... (Continue reading)

October 2012 Poster: The Virtual Learning Commons

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New Study on Reading in the Digital Age

Scholastic  surveyed 1,045 children age 6-17 and their parents (for a total of 2,090 respondents)  in an online survey in the spring of 2010. Highlights from the survey: Reading Books in the Digital Age From age 6 – 17, the... (Continue reading)

Being Tactical with Advocacy

Carl A. Harvey II, The 2011-2012 President of the American Association of School Librarians When working to create advocates for the school library program, it is important to be TACTICAL and intentional in this effort. The best person to help... (Continue reading)

Web Site of the Month

Check out the featured websites selected by Teacher Librarian columnist, Joanne Troutner,  troutner@mindspring.com. Volume 40 April 2013 Helping Students Avoid Plagiarism (http://learni.st/users/maggiemessitt/boards/17689-helping-students-avoid-plagiarism?utm_source=LearnistMaster&utm_campaign=239ab82b4b-Learnist_Digest_35_03_26_2013&utm_medium=email) This Learnist board is a great tool for helping students understand plagiarism. It begins with a quiz to see what... (Continue reading)