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25 Ways to Download Free eBooks For Readers of All Ages. Looking for where to download free eBooks?

25 Ways to Download Free eBooks For Readers of All Ages

Free Reading Websites for Digital Ebooks and Audiobooks. Introduction Many strong reasons for studying children’s literature are shaped by the objectives, values, beliefs, and salable skills of the discipline in which the coursework is seated, but all courses across the wide educational spectrum share elements that invite us to the study of children’s literature.

OER Commons. Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup. OER, a part of the global open content movement, are shared teaching, learning, and research resources available under legally recognized open licenses -- free for people to reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute.

Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup

Why are OER important? High-quality OER can save teachers significant time and effort on resource development and advance student learning inside and outside the classroom. Further, open sharing of resources has the potential to fuel collaboration, encourage the improvement of available materials, and aid in the dissemination of best practices. Home - LIS 5070.51: Introduction to Reference Services - LibGuides at Chicago State University. This guide was prepared by Gwendolyn Brooks Library Chair Prof.

Home - LIS 5070.51: Introduction to Reference Services - LibGuides at Chicago State University

Gabrielle Toth in conjunction with her presentation on Government Information Librarianship for students enrolled in Library and Information Science 5070.51 Introduction to Reference Services during the Spring Semester 2020 taught by Prof. Kimberly Black. The guide is organized into the following sub-topic areas: Article Databases, Library Catalogs, Federal Depository Library-related websites, Illinois State Depository Library-related Websites, Useful CSU LibGuides, and Organizations . Click on the appropriate tab to navigate the guide and see information and resources related to each sub-topic. The resources listed are representative, not exhaustive. Ben’s Guide To the U.S. Government.

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Pathfinders - Kahului Elementary School Library. Ideas – IFLA Global Vision Ideas Store. Government Document Portals and Resources - Finding Government Documents - Research Guides at Library of Congress. The United States Government is the largest publisher in the world.

Government Document Portals and Resources - Finding Government Documents - Research Guides at Library of Congress

It distributes materials in a variety of formats, including electronic, CD, microfiche, and paper. As part of its publishing program, the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) through the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) distributes certain classes of government documents free of cost to designated libraries throughout the United States and its territories. These libraries are known as Federal Depository Libraries. LBSS Endowment Fund.

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Click on the buttons below and find FREE resources to help you teach, learn, and grow. Please check back often as we will be adding weekly resources! Like our resources? Share with your community! How To Speak Administrator. Digital Tools for School Libraries and Media Centers. The Absolutely True Adventures of a School Librarian: Banned Books Week & Teen Read Week Fun! We finally put the finishing touches on our October Bulletin Board!

The Absolutely True Adventures of a School Librarian: Banned Books Week & Teen Read Week Fun!

Of Halloween - Halloween. Halloween is a holiday celebrated each year on October 31, and Halloween 2020 will occur on Saturday, October 31.

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The tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1 as a time to honor all saints. Soon, All Saints Day incorporated some of the traditions of Samhain. The evening before was known as All Hallows Eve, and later Halloween. Suggested Reading List for First Grade. Please note: This is a suggested list to read aloud or have your child read independently.

Suggested Reading List for First Grade

Parents may wish to preview all content to ensure appropriateness for their children. Allard, Harry. Teacher-Librarians. Here's a MEGALIST for my fellow media specialists/teacher-librarians. It's taken a while to gather all the information and I will continue to add to this page. Currently there are close to 185 sites listed. There is SO MUCH information out there! Librarian's Resources - Teacher Resources - LibGuides at Shepaug Valley School Library. Top 10 Resources for New Elementary School Media Specialists. Are you fresh out of library school and need some skills to impress future elementary school principals?

Top 10 Resources for New Elementary School Media Specialists

Or perhaps you have already succeeded in snagging the ultimate job and need a good set of resources to get you ready for that first day. This list of resources will help build a strong toolkit for the professional development of any new or future elementary school media specialist! Click the links below to jump to these different types of resources: Professional Organization Resources Journals and Other Publications Collection Development and Readers' Advisory Other Helpful Resources.

"Where are your scary books? " "Do you have any books like Twilight? " "Where are all the mythology books? " After nine years as a school librarian, I have been witness to many, many students rushing into the library asking these questions. Bearing library passes with precious few minutes before they must return to class, middle school students often do not have time to mull around or search the catalog to figure out what books to get.

They may not have a specific author or title in mind, but almost every student who comes in knows what type of book (genre) he or she wants. Beginning of the Year in the Library - Lessons by Sandy. Jul 31, 2013 • 10 Comments 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 with the happy smile comes the slight grimace of all the things that need to get done at the beginning of the year. First Week of Lessons (3rd-5th) - Lessons by Sandy. Have I told you how much I love the first week of library lessons?!! I know it’s always crazy, but I love seeing the big kids walk into the library with smiles on their faces, and surprisingly even hugs! Right away, they started talking to me about the changes that they saw (they know me so well!)

Some of them commented on our new front door decorations, which was a long time overdue! Others noticed our newly painted blue columns right away. A few even commented on how cute my crayon caddies were! After they settled down, I told them about the Scavenger Hunt that I had made for them. OER Resources and Tools- Symbaloo Gallery. Related keywords: #GoOpen , Home , #GoOpen , Launch , Packet , Edutopia , Article , #GoOpen , Summits , Schedule , OER , and. 30 Educational Web Tools for Teacher Librarians. Illinois School Library Media Association. In the summer of 2002, several past presidents of ISLMA discussed the need for a K-3 children's book award. Creative Book Trailer Ideas. Teacher Resources.

The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching. Find Library of Congress lesson plans and more that meet Common Core standards, state content standards, and the standards of national organizations. Discover and discuss ways to bring the power of Library of Congress primary sources into the classroom. Go to the blog. The Future Ready Librarian in Practice.

Photo Courtesy of Weatherford ISD I have gathered the June 2017 professional development for you. All Things STEAM. Ducksters: Education Site. Untitled. 2013-14 K-12 Digital Citizenship, Technology, Library Science Curriculum. Andrea Beaty Children's Author - Andrea Beaty Children's Author. Future Ready Librarians Hold The Key To #GoOpen & OER...Here's One Idea For Curating and Sharing These Too! CREW: A Weeding Manual for Modern Libraries. Why personalized learning should start in school libraries. With personalization a growing initiative in schools, the library may not be the first thing educators think of as a resource.

District 204 Future Ready Libraries. We Need Librarians More Than Ever – John Spencer – Medium. Library flyer download. The Library Voice. How School Libraries Can Help Personalize Learning. With personalization becoming a growing initiative in schools, the library is a valuable asset for personalizing instruction around student needs. AASL LearningStandards.