Category: Life Skills

Lessons, Library Instruction, Life Skills, Uncategorized

Have a Plan – and Don’t Be Afraid to Throw it in the Garbage!

Ahh the best way to stay alive in the classroom.  Have a plan.  Teaching is kind of like any other journey, and how can you get where you’re going if you don’t know where you are going to end up or how you are going to get there!  So when you decide to go on a …

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.  …