I previously wrote a blog post about how we went about genrefying our library. You can find that article here. I just wanted to give a few additional pointers on the genrefication process that have come about since we completed the move. Many people have done the whole shebang and changed all spine labels. My question… Continue reading Update on Genrefication Happenings
We are always searching for fun, engaging ideas/activities for students. “Book Tastings” have been on the rise recently mostly for the elementary level. The concept of this activity has been showing up on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and other social media outlets. Stony and I began talking about what that… Continue reading Tasty, Tasty Knowledge
After learning about genrefication and the effects it can have on student ease and circulation numbers, I was on board. Our circulation numbers have declined slightly each year the last 2 years and I wanted to make a change. Another reason this project was so enticing is because when a student would state that they… Continue reading Genrefication…Ready, Set, WAIT! Where Do I Start?!
There is a new feature in EdReflect that allows teachers/other faculty to upload a video for observation or evidence. Previously, we were just using an iPad set up in the corner of the room. This did not allow for a very accurate depiction of the lesson. Our administrators have been looking for an effective way… Continue reading Swivl for Teacher Observations
Last week, Brittany Akin, a Biology instructor came to me with questions about BreakoutEDU. She was interested and wanted to discuss with me the ins and outs of the planning process. She and another Biology teacher, Keely McDonald, planned to have their students complete a scavenger hunt, but wanted to add the elements of a… Continue reading A Scientific BreakoutEDU
Teacher librarians, First, I want you to know that I am not an expert by any means. I will never claim to be. I am, however, learning just like you. I am finding value in my voice and seeking to aim my thoughts, goals, efforts, and ideas to other librarians that are looking to learn… Continue reading Together, We Can