This podcast with pictures is a wonderful way to introduce people to your entire school. And so cute with the kindergarteners' narration in the style of a classic picture book!
Joyce Valenza's crew is at it again. Checkout this great video introduction to the Springfield High School Library. Bet you can get a few ideas for an orientation video of your own, though it appears having a ham leading the tour is a real asset.
After you've checked out the video take a look at the Glog on their homepage. More fun for students! Food for thought!! Kt
Do all of your teacher know about the "Educator Resources" found in TumbleBooks, which include spelling, grammar and math activities, book report outlines, word searches, and word scrambles, crossword puzzles and more.... all for primary, junior/middles school and high school levels? After login look for the educator resources at the bottom of the page. And don't forget the fun "TumbleMailer" also found at the bottom of the page which allows a user to send TumbleCards, TumbleBooks and even Record a Book! Check it out and
Take a look at this little video from the Cedar Creek Elementary School on why their students like the library. It is very nicely done, simple but gets the point across well. The kids all seem very sincere and natural. A great idea for promoting our services.
One World, Many Stories is the theme for summer reading programs across the nation and this School Library Journal online article by TeachingBooks.net founder Nick Glass has links to a wide variety of audio and vidoe clips about or by authors. It is an interesting cross section on genres and reading levels so there is probably something there for everyone. Or you can be like me and want to listen to each one in the list!!! Katie
Check out this project done with first graders in an elementary school in Palm Beach Florida. The students researched in books and online, drew pictures, wrote sentences with the facts they discovered, typed up their sentences AND were videotaped talking about their chosen animal. The culmination was an "Animal Zoo" which is shown in a short video. Very impressive for first graders!!