Staying on top of everything these days seems nearly impossible. I depend on my professional learning network to like, retweet, or reshare the best things. Here are three blog posts I feel are well worth your time. I hope everyone is having a smooth ending to the school year. Know that Jen Gilbert and I are excited to see you at the 2019 Summer Refresher in Eminence. If you haven’t registered yet… click here.
Why We Need Diverse Books: My Reading Journey
This post by Nancy Jo Lambert on her Reedy High School Library blog is an honest and powerful story of how important our roles are to consider all of our students, and how much every teacher can impact their reading futures. Why We Need Diverse Books: My Reading Journey
5 Steps to Create a Library Insta Your Students Will Love to Follow!
Starting any kind of social media account for your library can be stressful. Check out these awesome tips from Kelsey Bogan on creating a library Instagram account (I love the title of her blog.. Don’t Shush Me!). You can find her gvhslibrary Instagram account here. You can find mine and Jen Gilbert’s here. Be sure to share yours in the comments. 5 Steps to Create a Library Insta Your Students Will Love to Follow!
10 Reasons Librarians Are More Important Than Ever
Common Sense is a resource I’m sure many of us use often. For a bigger picture look, and a reminder of why school libraries and librarians matter, check out this post. Sometimes we need these reminders, especially at the end of the school year. 10 Reasons Librarians Are More Important Than Ever