Category: Collaboration & Teaching

The Success of a Library Who-Dun-It!

The Success of a Library Who-Dun-It!
Posted October 29, 2016 / 6 Comments

I’ll be perfectly honest–I have never put on a library program before. I’m a school librarian–I like collaborating and co-teaching, not program planning. But when an inspiring idea is too good to pass up, sometimes you just have to jump into something and see what happens. And that’s how my library who-dun-it was born. I checked in with the new 7th and 8th grade reading teacher at the beginning of this month to see how […]

What I Learned from My First Year in a School Library

What I Learned from My First Year in a School Library
Posted June 15, 2016 / 8 Comments

“I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.” –Albert Einstein I spent two years learning about the ins and outs of being a school librarian. I read the text books. I listened to testimonials. I observed some of the greatest school librarians in the state. I interned at two schools. I followed all the education blogs. But nothing quite prepares you for your first day on […]