Tags » Library Organization

Teaching perseverance to children through reading and books

This is a wonderful video of a talk given by Sir Ken Robinson, and there is a lot that could be blogged about in it. What I was thinking about today is talked about at 7:40, if you want to fast forward. 683 more words

Book Choice

The Library Gingerbread Man--2nd and 3rd grades

This week, we discussed how the library is organized (fiction and E books alphabetically by author, nonfiction by dewey decimal system) and why it’s set up that way, which includes a short digression into library history. 141 more words

Library Lessons

Thinking about Dewey

Thanks to a post from a Facebook friend, I’ve been giving some serious thought to library organization in the elementary school.  As a MLIS certificated teacher-librarian and former public librarian,  I’ve held Dewey’s system sacred for many, many years.   187 more words

Professional Development

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Excited to begin another year at Peaslee School!!

Children's Literature

New Year, New Space

This summer I took a little while to explore Pinterest in hopes that I would find some inspiration for my new media center home this year.   441 more words

Media Center

DC During Shutdown - Part 2

DC – Epilogue

The shutdown entered its third week.  On October 15th, DC city government opened as usual, and paychecks for city employees went out as scheduled. 159 more words

Public Services

DC During Shutdown - Part 1

For the first time since 1996, the federal government shuttered October 1st.  When that has happened in the past, D.C. city government closed down too. Why?  736 more words

Public Services