School Librarians are my favorite people

This page is dedicated to the idea that School Librarians are not protectors of dusty shelves covered with outdated books, but instead dedicated teachers and Information Literacy specialists. This is a forum for sharing ideas about literacy, technology, and teaching.

This is brilliant.

"When I first started teaching, popsicle sticks with names was my go-to for partner pairing! Flash forward a few years and after experimenting with Class Dojo partner generator or different iPad apps, I always found myself losing several minutes to do those casual last minute “switches” to students who are not ideal partners and accidentally got paired together. Enter..... THE PARTNER WHEEL! One quick spin and partners are chosen, and the best part is that students can be easily separated by keeping them on the same circle 😉 It’s so simple that I wish I implemented this way sooner!" 📷:

Creating Lesson Plans

Lesson plans were always a bit tricky for me, but I turned every one in to my principal at the end of the year. Strengthen Your Curriculum

Tips for Trying New Things in the Classroom - NEA Today

These are good tips for any lesson. As educators, it’s important to push the boundaries and try new things in the classroom. Especially towards the middle and

How a Library Handles a Rare and Deadly Book of Wallpaper Samples

This could be an interesting article to pair with The Yellow Wallpaper. The arsenic-laden pages of "Shadows from the Walls of Death" should not be touched without gloves.

Reading Aloud to Middle School Students

I'm planning to do a "E is for Everyone" K-12 initiative next year for this very reason Hearing books read aloud benefits older students, enhancing language arts instruction and building a community of readers.

Fake Library Statistics

76% of librarians quietly sing the alphabet song to themselves when shelving

I am a TEACHER in COLORADO and Here is Why Guns are NOT the Problem or the Solution.

Defunding of mental health programs, overcrowded classrooms, disrespect for teachers, lack of counselors, bullying at all levels, overstimulated students...guns are not the problem. Teaching in Colorado and this Nation has so many challenges, but guns are not the problem or the solution. Colorado school teacher and school shootings.

7 Smart, Fast Ways to Do Formative Assessment

I forgot about some of these.
This is a great list. Within these methods you’ll find close to 40 tools and tricks for finding out what your students know while they’re still learning.

Dear White Teachers: You Can't Love Your Black Students If You Don't Know Them

"The hard truth is that racism functions as a "superpredator" of Black and Brown children within our schools." It isn't enough to "love all students," writes the University of Georgia's Bettina L. Love.

10 Feminist Children's Books for Young Readers -

Wish list!! If you haven’t visited the children’s book section of a brick and mortar bookstore...

Female scientists start a database to showcase their work — over 9,000 women join them

Yes! If young girls can be what they see in the world, then prepare for a new generation of female scientists. The visibility of women in science today is increasing thanks to the work of, yes, female scientists who grew tired of watching “manels” (male-only panels) at conferences and seeing only mal...

The Graphic Novel Is a Perfect Teachable Format

Graphic novels are an important part of the collection. A bookseller makes the case for using graphic novels to helps kids cope.

Stories Have Power: YA Fiction as a Life Model | Knowledge Quest

This is one reason it's important to read the reviews. Stories are never "just" stories. They provide readers with models of how to move through the world. What models are we putting in YA readers' hands?

Here are 24 cognitive biases that are warping your perception of reality

This infographic is really interesting. Everyone is entitled to their own point of view, but here's why yours is probably wrong.

The Secret to Classroom Management—No Matter Where You Teach

Try a little kindness. Our students—like all of us—are often facing invisible challenges. Empathize first, and the rest will follow.

Queer but not Out: The Importance of Making Your Queer and Questioning Users Welcome: Choose Privacy Week 2019 - Choose Privacy Every Day

Don't slap a big old rainbow flag on the spine. Be discreet. Here are some ways to make the library a welcoming and safe space for kids and teens to explore their identities.

LiB: LIBRARIANS IN BLACK | Men in Black parody

This is great!

Can everyone look right here... The universe is expanding. You've heard of the MiB, Men in Black. Now watch out for the LiB, Librarians in Black in this paro...

Classrooms in Crisis: Teachers retiring, resigning over disruptive learning

The impact echoes throughout the entire building. Teachers say they’re leaving a profession they love because of an increase in classroom disruptions.

School Libraries Under Attack

Support your school libraries. Write letters to your local school board, go to school board meetings, talk to your local school principal, volunteer, donate...VOTE.
Please. It’s a story that has largely slipped under the radar. School libraries are being Cut… Spokane Eliminates School Librarians, Continuing Trend of Disappearing School Libraries and Cut… Librarians cut from San Jose's Alum Rock School District...

15 Of The Absolute Best Podcasts for Children's Books

Podcasts are the way I stay awake in the car. Are you a fan of children's literature? Whether you're an adult, a kid, or a little bit of both, there's podcasts for children's books out there for you.

Building beautiful book bentos — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

This is a great idea! My friend Jennifer LaGarde (@jenniferlagarde) recently introduced me, and our Young Adults Reading and Literacy students at Rutgers, to the idea of Book Bentos.

In L.A. Unified elementary schools, library books could be off-limits to many students

This trend needs to stop!! L.A. Unified elementary school libraries are on the chopping block once again, and library aides, many of whom could lose their jobs, are screaming for justice.

Some humor for the day...


Building a Better Word Wall

Do you have a word wall in your library? Transferring ownership of the class word wall to the students can increase their engagement and learning.

For Teachers of Children Living in Poverty, The End of the Year Brings Mixed Emotions The gap between what children in poverty need and what their teachers are able to give them is too vast for any teacher to fill, writes Justin Minkel.

Anonymous library employee posting photos of most bizarre book titles

I just started following this one! There's gold hidden in the shelves of the Vancouver Public Library, and an anonymous employee is digging it up.

Now You See Me, Now You Don't

Soft censorship is insidious. Middle grade author K.A. Holt reflects on an experience with soft censorship during a recent school event.

If Every Teacher At Your School Was One of the Avengers...

I'm Gamora. How about you? Here's who would be who.

Report: Comics and Graphic Novel sales had their best year ever in 2018

Now we need to share our favorite lesson plans for these best sellers. Comics and graphic novels bounced back from 2017’s sales slump to have their best year ever in 2018. That’s according to the annual report prepared by ICv2’s Milton Griepp and Comichron…

The Gender Spectrum Collection by Broadly

This is a collection of free, non-binary, gender-inclusive stock photos. The Gender Spectrum Collection is a stock photo library featuring images of trans and non-binary models that go beyond the clichés. This collection aims to help media better represent members of these communities as people not necessarily defined by their gender identities—people with careers, re...

Denver Teacher Librarian Brings Students Back to Library

This makes me happier than you know.
I was there when they gutted the library to make room for those new classrooms. Julia Torres challengedfaculty to bring students to the school'scollection and make independent reading part of the campus culture.

How to disagree well - 7 of the best and worst ways to argue

"You are an ass-hat."
I'm sorry but it makes me laugh every time. A classic essay defines different ways to disagree, from the worst to the best, with lessons that ring true in our divisive times.

Kentucky's 2019 teacher of the year shuns White House visit in protest of Trump

I appreciate her. JCPS teacher Jessica Dueñas skipped the ceremony in protest of the Trump administration's policies.

Editorials: The death sentence for Florida’s public schools

This is an editorial about Florida, but it's also a great example to use for analyzing an argument. The Legislature votes to divert tax money to vouchers for private school tuition. Republicans bet the new state Supreme Court will allow it.

Cengage, McGraw-Hill Agree to Merge to Become 2nd Biggest US Textbook Publisher - EdSurge News

And how will this affect the information we ut in children's hands? And the cost for textbooks? Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education plan to join forces in an all-stock merger. The news, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, would create the ...

30 Reasons to Read Books | Serious Reading Blog30 Reasons to Read Books Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Even if you have read one good book in your life, you will know what reading gives. It gives you incomparable pleasure. While there is no doubt about the fact that reading is a priceless activity, it has been observed that the habit of....

Why are teachers miserable? Because they’re being held at gunpoint for meaningless data | Jeremy ... It is time to change the education system before we have no one left in the classroom except the children, says headteacher Jeremy Hannay

UnNews: An index of unreliable news websites

This looks like a good resource. Visit the post for more.

Why school librarians matter: What years of research tell us -

A great article to share in your building. Research shows positive correlations between school library programs and student achievement.

Growing Up Surrounded by Books Could Have Powerful, Lasting Effect on the Mind

It looks like the recommendation is to have a minimum of 80 books, and benefits increase as that number goes up.
Hooray for programs that give children books so they can build their own home libraries. A new study suggests that exposure to large home libraries may have a long-term impact on proficiency in three key areas

Father Pens Spot-On Response to Son's Permission Slip to Read 'Fahrenheit 451'

I love this response.

Classic Works of Children's Books Published More Than 100 Years Ago Now Online at the Library of Congress

How exciting is this??? In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Children’s Book Week (April 29 to May 5), today the Library of Congress launched a unique online...

Mark the Centennial Celebration of Children's Book Week

Let's celebrate! Children's Book Week turns 100, and the literacy initiative is providing free resources to help everyone mark the occasion.

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Book-Based TV Shows & Movies in 2019 - Douglas County Libraries

Here are some titles for the ubiquitous books to tv display. Book-Based TV Shows & Movies in 2019 by DCLadults - a staff-created list : These current and upcoming TV shows and movies are adapted from books.

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Lincoln County School District
Newport, OR

General information

Teacher-Librarians: are members of the school's total teaching staff are involved in teaching and learning are involved in the provision of information related resources, integral to planning, implementation and evaluation of curriculum are team members are information specialists encourage the love of literature and learning are resource specialists provide for students' interests provide assistance to classroom teacher in curriculum development and planning manage technology in the library are in charge of developing the library collection participate in networks to extend availability of resources are responsible for administering library resources, including budgeting and stocktake teach information skills, such as critical literacy ensure students understand and use technology supervise library staff, volunteers and students provide a variety of research materials in print and electronic formats supply a wide variety of popular quality reading material to promote independent reading for pleasure assist with research and evaluation skills develop information literacy skills promote 21st century learning for all members of the school community through collaboration, instruction, and support. --IFLA (2005)

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Tuesday 07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 16:01
Thursday 07:00 - 16:00
Friday 07:00 - 16:00
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Yaquina View Elementary Yaquina View Elementary
351 SE Harney St
Newport, 97365

Yaquina View Elementary is a K-2 school overlooking the beautiful Yaquina Bay in Newport, Oregon and is a part of the Lincoln County School District.

Lincoln County School District - Oregon Lincoln County School District - Oregon
459 SW Coast Hwy
Newport, 97365

Welcome to Lincoln County School District, located on the beautiful central Oregon coast! We are a public school district serving students in grades K-12.