Category Archives: 21st Century Libraries
I am on a mission to ditch study hall. I was lamenting about how monitoring 12 study halls per week is making me feel – well, not myself. Last year, I brought it to the faculty and administration (and received … Continue reading
Connected Learning – Learning is everywhere (not just in the classroom, not just in the library) – provide the right motivation and the students will go out and seek answers. Evaluate those answers when they return – discuss. Point them … Continue reading
This class really knows how to enjoy researching in the Library! Mr. Rutstein’s 6th Grade Social Studies class: Mr. Rutstein in a completely “ahem” unrehearsed teachable moment.
So proud of our Scary Story Contest writers! Check them out on: http://www.fsbscarletsun.com/arts/ They would love some comments!
Here’s our first experiment with the “flipped classroom” model. It’s a video starting the 8th graders out with their research for the Documentary Project. The idea of a flipped classroom is to have them view the “instruction” at home … Continue reading
The Friends Middle School Library & Information Literacy Program An Old Norse Epic Poem In one minute … or less … Rising like Mead-hall in majestic 3rd Floor meeting space Friends Middle School Library Training ground of talented teammates … Continue reading
Just read this article from American Libraries about Buffy Hamilton’s and Roxanne Johnson’s library at Creekview High School in Georgia: http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/columns/next-steps/unquiet-library-has-high-schoolers-geeked This is the direction I’d like to go. It feels overwhelming at the moment to think that we could ever … Continue reading