I Love to Read Mini Medal
Great award for kids who sign and return the Library Contract regarding behavioral expectations in the Library, as well as how to treat library books with respect.
By Elaine Pearson Here's an easy display - aimed primarily for our Services Academy - lots of 'action-packed' books for the boys and girls! I borrowed an old backpack, cut out some lettering from a camouflage background I got from 'Google Images' and hey presto!! Time: 20 minutes Cost: printing money only
More Thrifty School Library Design Tips
A lot of imagination, a little elbow grease, and the right tools can yield dramatic results like these.
My Thoughts...My Reflections...A Principal's View: How Our Space Became a Makerspace
Thoughts and reflections highlighting the successes of the staff and students with an occasional post peeking into the mind of an elementary school principal.
We have these sets of giant wooden cubes in our department. Every month or so they need to be reinvented into a display with some relation to a program coming up, or in this case, a holiday. My c…
How I ARRANGE My Classroom Library [Part One in the Classroom Library Series]
A blog to help elementary teachers build readers and writers who think boldly and deeply.
I LOVE THIS IDEA FOR A SCHOOL LIBRARY, TOO! -Quote wall in my classroom- throughout the school year my students and I hang quotes that are inspiring, funny, or that we discover in our reading. Sometimes student work makes it on the wall. At the end of the year each student got to choose something from the wall to take home and keep.
10 Books that Inspire Kids to Take Action and Change Their World by Marcie Flinchum Atkins
I’m a librarian in a Primary Years Programme (IB) elementary school that is also a Title 1 school. All students participate in our PYP programme and one of the big take-aways for kids is how …