Practice Books with Pre-K

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    Over the last four years, I’ve developed a tradition of visiting the younger grades as the “Book Fairy” on the first day of school, and then visiting 3rd-5th as the “Library Goddess” on the second day of school.  I quickly pop into all the classrooms after the announcements, and just do a quick…

Storytime Songs

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     Now that Open House Night is over, my thoughts quickly start thinking about the first week of school.  We normally don’t have library classes that first week, but I do go visit all the classrooms just to say hi and introduce myself.  I warn the teachers during inservice the week before that the…

Back to School in the Library

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     Going back to school was always an exciting time for me.  As a child, I loved the newness of my school supplies (Let’s be honest….I still do!).  As a teacher, I was ready to try out the new projects or systems that I had worked on that summer.  Now, as a librarian, I…

Assessments in the Library

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           Our district has spent a lot of training and inservice on different ways to assess student learning.  The areas that we focused on the most were Assessment FOR learning and Assessment OF Learning.  I felt comfortable doing this in the classroom, but it became challenging for me to find ways…

Beginning of the Year in the Library

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Markers, and crayons, and pencils, oh my!        As you walk through stores right now, you can start to see that school is definitely in the air!  This is always a time that makes me happy (there’s just something about brand new school supplies that makes my heart smile!)   =       But…

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