There are many great uses for Collections in an IB school. Simply put, students can see at a quick glance that they have access to great library resources. Among other uses, I like to advertise our new books as they come into the library. Once you start creating collections, it will be hard to stop!
I have a confession to make – though I’m a huge advocate for audiobooks being a part of a targeted literacy plan to help learners become readers, I didn’t always listen to audiobooks myself. Truth be told, I wasn’t even always a reader! Learn how audiobooks changed my life as an educator.
Want to know more about teaching with text sets? Interested in learning more about how to select children’s and young adult books to serve as the center of a text set in language arts, science, and social studies? Presented by Lesley University professors, Mary Ann Cappiello and Erika Thulin Dawes.
Sunshine Classics have returned to US classrooms! The features that made them popular – timeless titles that draw on children’s experience and view of the world, loveable characters and engaging stories, leveled and constructed titles to specifically support to K-2 readers – have all returned.
I love the book, George Washington's Teeth. I read it every year in the month of February with my K-1 crowd to teach beginning research skills. I have an enlarged picture of George's head from one of the pages in the book where his mouth is open that I use to put "teeth" in with facts.