Category: Library Instruction

Information Needs, Lessons, Library Instruction, Life Skills, Uncategorized

Library Instruction or Life Skills – Is there Really a Difference

When thinking about what we teach sometimes I wonder…is it all about classroom learning or is it something more?  I know we have an important job – teaching the kids – giving them knowledge they need to succeed in life.  And for us librarians, its really about teaching the skills more than just the facts.  …

Introduction, Library Instruction

Be Subversive

There are a few things that are really important to library instruction. It should be comprehensive; covering what skills they need to know to succeed in this world.  It should be relelvent – what is going on the classroom and in their lives.  Sometimes the lessons we teach them have more to do with life …