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This page is dedicated to the idea that School Librarians are not protectors of dusty shelves covered with outdated books, but instead dedicated teachers and Information Literacy specialists.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.

Meet The Woman Who Cared For Hundreds of Abandoned Gay Men Dying of AIDS Ruth Coker Burks cared for over 1,000 people during the height of the AIDS epidemic, most of whom had been rejected by their families.

The 10-Digit ISBN Is Getting Retired Next Year

I wonder if this will need to be updated in Destiny, eventually. Starting in early 2020, the 10-digit ISBN is getting replaced entirely by the 13-digit version for the first time in the US market.

NCTE Names 2020 Charlotte Huck and Orbis Pictus Award Winners

More award winners for you. The winner of the Charlotte Huck Award is Room on Our Rock by Kate and Jol Temple, illustrated by Terri Rose Baynton (Kane Miller).

Research Confirms Value of School Librarians

We need a Certified teacher librarian in every school.
And NOT at the expense of media assistants, because a model that requires the closing of the library so the librarian can visit the classrooms is not an effective model either. The New York State Library released an informational brief that is a compilation of research, which shows the positive impact of school librarians.

A Reminder That 'Fake News' Is An Information Literacy Problem - Not A Technology Problem

And why we need certified school librarians as part of a strong library program. Beneath all “fake news,” misinformation, disinformation, digital falsehoods and foreign influence lies society’s failure to teach its citizenry information literacy: how to think critically about the deluge of information that confronts them in our modern digital age.

How To Make Star Wars Paper Snowflakes

I think this counts as a makerspace activity. Star Wars is everywhere right now, as it’s the hottest movie of the moment. You can’t make any step without bumping into something that has a Star Wars theme, so that’s why you should also decorate your home in this spirit. So why not dress up your home in festive, but also Star Wars related [...

We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here's What We Learned

Another good share for D.C. "The whole idea from the start was to build a site that could kind of infiltrate the echo chambers of the alt-right," says Jestin Coler, whose company, Disinfomedia, is behind some fake news sites.

That Uplifting Tweet You Just Shared? A Russian Troll Sent It

Great for that digital citizenship lesson. Here’s what Russia’s 2020 disinformation operations look like, according to two experts on social media and propaganda.

You're not going to believe what I'm about to tell you - The Oatmeal

I want this to be a poster I can hang up in my library. This is a comic about the backfire effect.

Boards help nonverbal students communicate during recess A way for nonverbal students to communicate with others during recess is available at numerous local elementary schools.

Best Graphic Novels 2019 | SLJ Best Books Fourteen outstanding titles made SLJ's listof the best graphic novels for children and teens published in 2019.

Hard-Hitting Nature Valley Ad Shows The Terrifying Side Of Kids Addicted To Technology

This is a little scary. Nature Valley Canada recently sat down three generations of families and asked them one simple question, "What did you like to do for fun as a kid?" Take a mome

31 Children’s Books to Support Conversations on Race, Racism, and Resistance

Here's a list of titles... As early as 3–6 months of age, babies begin to notice and express preference by race (Bar-Haim, 2006). Between the ages of 3 and 5…

In honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, teach your kids that trans people exist. This year transphobia has claimed the lives of at least 330 people, including 30 in the United States. On November 20 many people in the transgender community will gather for vigils to observe Transgender Day of Remembrance and mourn those victims. Today we would like to humbly offer you links to so...

American Association of School Librarians

Wouldn't it be great if kids could walk around with their own reference desks?
A place from which they could process their questions about the world around them...a place in the head, a place in the heart, where they have the tools they need to process their questions, their feelings, their needs...

At the #ALAAC19 Opening General Session, author Jason Reynolds framed librarians as the architects of sacred spaces. Here's a taste of his talk.

'It saddens me': Thousands of HISD students never check out books from school libraries Book circulation records show many children in Houston ISD aren’t using their campus libraries, a reflection of the district’s relatively paltry investment in library services.

Turn Dollar Store Tea Lights Into the Cutest Snowman Ornaments

Something for the makerspace. Who knew flameless candles were darling snowmen in the making?

NASA makes their entire media library publicly accessible and copyright free

I do love NASA. No matter if you enjoy taking or just watching images of space, NASA has a treat for you. They have made their entire collection of images, sounds, and video available and publicly searchable online. It’s

Good lord...

The 8 Best Fact-Checking Sites for Finding Unbiased Truth and are my favorites. This is the age of misinformation and fake news. Here are the best unbiased fact-checking sites so that you can find the truth.

This thread about working in a library went viral because it’s funny, passionate, angry and utterly lovely

It's funny at first, but it's also important information to know. This librarian who calls themselves @grumpwitch wrote a thread about things they have learned while working in a library and lots of people are saying it’s the best thing they’ve ever read on Twitter. It’s a brilliant read – very moving, very funny – and will be enjoyed by anyone who’s e...

Readers respond: Push for more certified school librarians Letter to the editor

50 brilliant hacks teachers swear by in the classroom

I particularly like the marker hack. There's something here for every teacher.

School libraries transform to prepare students for the future

Good article for sharing!! As new technologies emerge, school libraries are becoming hubs of creativity and collaboration, unlike the studious spaces of the past.

Independent Reading Independent reading leads to an increased volume of reading. The more one reads, the better one reads. The more one reads, the more knowledge of words and language one acquires. The more one reads, the more fluent one becomes as a reader. The more one reads, the easier it becomes to sustain the ment...

If You Want to Accelerate Brain Development in Children, Teach Them Music According to a USC study, music education accelerates brain development in young children, including the area of the brain responsible for language and reading.

This Colorado Middle School Banned Phones 7 Years Ago. They Say Students Are Happier, Less Stressed And More Focused Teachers at Mountain Middle School in Durango knew they had to do something.

Native Stories: Books for tweens and teens by and about Indigenous peoples Twelve wonderful middle grade and young adult #OwnVoices titlesthat reflect Indigenous life and culture. They include historical and contemporary fiction as well as anthologies, graphic novels, and speculative science fiction.

What Happens After A Whale Dies?

Just an interesting article. What happens after a whale dies? Their carcasses, known as "whale falls," provide a sudden, concentrated food source for organisms in the deep sea. Biologist Diva Amon is our guide through whale-fall ecosystems and the unique species that exist on the bones of these fallen whales. Follow host Maddie...

Fake News: How To Spot Misinformation Where can you find accurate news? Life Kit wants to empower you to become a savvy, critical media consumer. This episode has five takeaways that will help you ask important questions to spot fake news and take steps toward correcting misinformation.

Why you should re-read books

I have my favorites that I re-read every couple of years. I think I’ve read The Little Prince about 30 times. Doing the math, I figure I’ve read it to each of my six children about five times each. I happen to love the book and don’t min…

Stop Trying to Raise Successful Kids And start raising kind ones.

A child’s brain develops faster with exposure to music education A study by researchers at the University of Southern California shows that exposure to music and music instruction accelerates the brain development of young children.

The Lipstick Librarian!

Melbourne school turns its results around by reviving its dying library A school in Melbourne's west has reaped the rewards of transforming its library from a neglected space that doubled as a detention room into a hub for students.

Your Kids Aren't Too Young to Talk About Race: Resource Roundup — Pretty Good

Some important links to look at. Your kids aren’t too young to talk about race. Here are a few resources to get your started.

Chicago Teachers Strike Spotlights School Librarians

Want better literacy scores?
Hire more certified teacher-librarians. Despite having only 108 members in the union, librarians have a seat at the table and a platform to speak.

An Insider’s Take on Assessment: It May Be Worse Than You Thought A recent journal report says that measuring learning outcomes is not working — and that this is no surprise to assessors.


This Haunting Animation Maps the Journeys of 15,790 Slave Ships in Two Minutes

This could be a good share for your social studies teacher Usually, when we say “American slavery” or the “American slave trade,” we mean the American colonies or, later, the United States. But as we discussed ...

5 reasons your child should read graphic novels

They count. Let's put this one to rest: Graphic novels are real books.

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You Can Now Use 375,000 Images from the Met Museum for Free The Metropolitan Museum of Art Open Access plan makes 375,000 of its works in the public domain, available for commercial and noncommercial use.

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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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Monday 07:00 - 16:00
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.