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Genre-fying the Library

So I had this idea…students were constantly at the circulation desk asking for advice or
assistance. While I loved the company, I started

thinking, “Why are my students librarian-dependent?” After a bit of reflection, I realized that my students are explorers, not seekers. 458 more words


Waiting for Amazing

“Change is an opportunity to do something amazing” – Innovator’s Mindset, George Couros.

No pressure.
Just be Amazing.

While reading the opening pages of The Innovator’s Mindset I immediately found myself full of questions about my teaching practice. 438 more words


Sorry Melville, it's not you it's me.

We were different people when we started out. We had different needs, different goals. Over the years I’ve grown and changed and while you tried to keep up, you just aren’t meeting my needs anymore. 898 more words


Reflecting on Stations for Orientation

Planning for the station method of orientation for grades 3 through 5 took quite a bit of time, but for the most part I think the students enjoyed being able to move around to learn about the media center.   404 more words


Media Center Orientation

This school year I am trying something different for orientation.  In the past, I have made a video to show to the entire class at one time and then allowed the students to check out their library books afterward.   193 more words

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Everything In Its Place: Inventory Season at Touro Libraries

Call numbers allow us to pinpoint the exact location of a book, even if its one among thousands. But what happens if a book gets put back in the wrong place? 221 more words

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