Whole new generation – Postcards

This year I’ve managed to encourage many of my Grade 3-6 teachers to take part in the Global Read Aloud. I’ll save my comments on the good and bad of that for another post. This year for the first time, we’re also taking part in the postcard exchange.  Basically you put your school / class name and address onto a spreadsheet and promise to send … Continue reading Whole new generation – Postcards

Books I wish would be published

I’ve been asked to be on a panel at the AFCC to chat about “Books Teachers Wish Authors Would Write” from a teacher / librarian perspective. So I put the question out on one of my teacher-librarian networks (an international one) and these were the responses I received: World war 2 in Asia- novel for 8-10 year olds (NF / NNF) big shortage of narrative … Continue reading Books I wish would be published

Digital Storytelling – an 8-week interactive program for Middle School students

Note: This is the example of the type of program that could be held for this age group – it is an academic submission and as such has not been tested in reality. ____________________________________________________________________ Assessment Item 1: Report and program for specified age group INF 505 – Library Services for Children and Youth Digital Storytelling – an 8-week interactive program for Middle School students at … Continue reading Digital Storytelling – an 8-week interactive program for Middle School students