Librarian Christina Keasler offers a few simple examples of ways public and school librarians can connect and collaborate this school year.
Thinking about hosting a Mock Geisel program in your school or library? The “Guessing Geisel” bloggers offer tips and examples of successful ways to “mock” the award with students.
Can you find the missing scientist? Travel back in time to ancient Egypt? Escape room games use problem-solving skills to boost curriculum—and they’re fun. Play one here.
Not sure what to do to celebrate the arrival of the Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children film adaption? “Teen Librarian Toolbox” blogger Heather Booth has some suggestions!
A librarian in an international school shares information about the library, her school’s student population, and a lesson learned.
Although we have some permanent stations set up in our Teen MakerSpace at The Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, we also occasionally rotate in some different stations to make sure our teens have a variety of activities to engage in. One of our permanent stations includes a bank of iPads which we […]
Learning to code, visiting the White House, and pitching medical apps “Shark Tank” style? Students in the aimHI Summer Incubator Program, a partnership between the FDA and Montgomery County (MD) County Library, did it all.
An elementary school librarian quickly assembled an inexpensive LEGO wall with donated LEGO bricks, crowdsourced advice, and good humor.
Recipes for large and small-scale geometric string art projects from Todd Burleson, SLJ’s 2016 School Librarian of the Year.
Amid the frequent transitions that military children face, libraries are often a welcoming destination. Librarians have been increasing their efforts to connect these families with a variety of services.
“Please keep robots out of the sawdust” is the kind of phrase heard around the library at Hubbard Woods School in Winnetka, IL, where Todd Burleson can be found leading engineering challenges, inspiring student reporters, and constantly inventing.
Thanks to Anita Cellucci, the Westborough (MA) High School library is a hub where teens come to read and relax, learn about mental wellness, hold poetry slams, and dream big.
Laura Gardner brings out the best in students at Dartmouth (MA) Middle School with outstanding volunteer, tech, and reading programs.
Here’s how a PA high school librarian enticed reluctant library users with a mobile, curated selection of high-interest titles.
A zine program in a middle or high school library gets more teen voices heard, and is an interesting way to utilize (or start) a maker space.