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Shelve-it Full Screen - Mrs Lodge's Library

Shelve-it Full Screen - Mrs Lodge's Library

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Top Ten Qualities to Look for in Your Future Library Clerk by Carrie Marting and Julie Marie Frye Let’s face it: there’s high turnover in support staff positions, even in school libraries. Some of our clerks enter the classrooms, others earn an MLS degree and head into their own school library, a few move to the other side of town, and some just can’t keep up with the fast pace of an exploring-making-learning-inventing-collaborating-coding-reading-celebrating school library. No matter why your former clerk resigned, you’ll definitely want to be involved in naming the next successful candidate. One way to do that is by articulating to your principal the specific skills and attributes you need in a successful candidate. Let’s be honest: sometimes they know, and sometimes they don’t.

Transforming Learning with Chrome Presented by Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT; and Tom Mullaney, Digital Learning Coach, Carroll Middle School, NC Sponsored by Mackin Educational Resources WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING A growing number of districts are turning to Chromebooks as their 1:1 device of choice. They are affordable, and easy to manage on a large scale. But as with apps, conversations around devices should focus on the learning.

Library Organization - The Library Ninja Spine label for nonfiction. Our library uses the Dewey Decimal System to organize many of our books. Melvil Dewey created this system a long time ago. ​ Real Librarians in real libraries remember Core Values of Librarianship School Librarians Are Real Librarians About fifteen years ago I attended a state library conference as a university library assistant. At the time I was in the process of getting my Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. I went to a session about career information and the presenter was rather pessimistic about the field of librarianship.

Week 7 Synthesis - Aluotto: text, images, music, video Collection Development Intellectual Freedom Goals Genrefication Week 7 Synthesis by Michelle Aluotto Find Materials in the Main Stacks – Using Library Spaces – U of I Library The most current Deck Directory can be found at the entrance to the Main Stacks. Please ask for assistance at the circulation desk for help locating material or if you have any questions. Most materials in the Main Stacks are classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification. Use the information below to locate call numbers and the corresponding decks in the Main Stacks where those numbers are shelved.

Librarians and Student Leadership Why do we need librarians if students have access to the Internet and their phones? I find my first answer to this question includes the dubious term fake news. Dubious because fake news is rare; biased or misleading news is where the problems are for today’s inundated readers. But fake news is catchy, the kind of buzzword people know with an instant “a-ha” moment of recognition to employ another overused term–sorry! The response I get when I note the role school librarians play in teaching students to determine real from fake news is: “Yeah, kids today need to know how to spot what’s fake,” as if that sums up the work we do. I want to shout out all the beautiful and vital things school librarians accomplish: giving students a safe, third place for creativity and collaboration; matching the right book with the right kid; developing robust problem solvers and savvy critical thinkers; and offering vital programs and events around college readiness, literacy, and leadership.

Using Children’s Books to Address Anxiety in Schools There are many different factors behind why anxiety and depression have increased in children in recent years: limitations on free play, social media use, the current state of the political climate in this country, and more. According to a study about the lifetime prevalence of mental disorders in adolescents (ages 13-18) from the United States, nearly one in three fit the criteria for an anxiety disorder. The Center for Disease Control found that 32% of teens reported persistent feelings of sadness and hopelessness in a study that ranged from 2007 to 2017. Instructions Note: You will need a valid Dewey authorization to access the download page. To install the OCLC Dewey Cutter Program: On the OCLC web site, go to the Dewey Cutter Program page Under Dewey Cutter Software, click Download now.

Changing Times: School Librarian Staffing Status Changing Times: School Librarian Staffing Status Debra E. Kachel and Keith Curry Lance This article is from the April 2018 issue of Teacher Librarian. To download a PDF version of the article click here. Recently released data show a loss of almost 9,200 full-time equivalent (FTE) school librarians (15%) nationwide from 2009-10 to 2015-16, with more than 10,000 total losses since 2000 (Lance, 2018). Although the losses somewhat abated from 2012-13 to 2013-14 and from 2013-14 to 2014-15, from 2014-15 to 2015-16, losses returned to earlier levels.