Need some ideas? Inspiration? These are all tried-and-true activities I’ve done in my libraries over my career. I’ve worked at all grade levels, both in Texas and in China, so you’ll find a wide variety here!
This section is new on my blog as of March 2021. I’ve written hundreds of articles over the years, so please bear with me as I curate them and add to this list. Some of them are in need of an update!
Incredibly, the 20-year anniversary of 9/11 is in just a few weeks. Where were you when you heard the news? I was on my first-period conference in my very first
For librarians and elementary schools, Reading Bingo isn’t a new idea. I’ve seen countless printable Reading Bingo cards online, both free and for sale. When I was at the elementary
New Year’s Resolutions? No way! New Year’s Reading Goals? YES! I gave up on New Year’s Resolutions many years ago. Like most people I know, I rarely stick with any
I am so excited to share this idea today! If you are looking to spice up your library lesson routine, this idea is a must-try! It will work with upper-elementary,
This post about Digital Library Bulletin Boards was originally published in 2015. Back then, I called them “Scrolling PowerPoints.” I know the sample slides are outdated, and they definitely do