This list of picture books for high school students comes from the DEEN Language Network (2015-2016). Consider adding them to your library collection. secondary-picture-book-list_sep-8-2015 Chelsea Baker Central Quebec School Board
This past Monday was National School Library day in Canada, a day to celebrate the hub of literacy in any school. Whether it's encouraging boys to dive into reading, helping students find answers to their questions or enjoying the creative mind at work, school libraries are necessary...and awesome. Check out the following [...]
Now that we have your attention, check out the following link to register for a virtual conference focusing on grade K-12 school libraries encompassing technology, social media, Pokemon GO! and many other topics. Registration includes full access to their archives. http://mediasource.actonservice.com/acton/rif/10574/s-0bdf-1609/-/l-029f:66902/q-02b1/showPreparedMessage?sid=TV2:MGhjnmisC Happy conferencing!
What could be as powerful as the Force? The power of reading, of course! And the two will come together this October. (www.starwars.com) http://www.starwars.com/news/star-wars-reads-2016 Check out the link to find more information on Star Wars Reads Day next month. You'll also find videos, games, apps and communities. All Star Wars related of course!
https://theuniverseismadeoftinystoriesblog.wordpress.com/ This might be something to share with your high school librarians so that they can share it with their English teachers. It began with European teachers of English, but they are looking for North American high school students to participate to make it more global. Quotes from the [...]
If you are looking for a way to blast into the new school year, do I have a suggestion for you, … The third edition of BATMAN DAY returns on September 17, 2016. A little fun and silliness will be certain to brighten up the students’ return. DC Comics has [...]
In 2015, JPPS Elementary School in Montreal sold its building and began the planning process of moving into Bialik High School. It was decided that the Bialik High School library would merge with the JPPS Elementary School’s collection so that there would be resources and services available for all grade [...]
In this video, Caroll-Ann Steele, Documentation Technician, Pierrefonds Comprehensive High School, Lester B. Pearson School Board, describes how she approached students at every grade level to find out what services they hoped for in the school’s refurbished library learning commons. As a result of her informal surveys, laptops, desktop computers [...]
In this new QSLiN hangout video, we encounter a new problem: lots of space! You may not think that this is much of a challenge, but as Caroll-Ann Steele, Documentation Technician, Pierrefonds Comprehensive High School, Lester B. Pearson School Board explains, students can have difficulty navigating around a large area. [...]
This short video is long on ideas for making a library, which was built at the beginning of the 20th century, a digitally friendly centre. Maria Cavaiuolo, Documentation Technician, at Macdonald High School in Ste.-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec (Lester B. Pearson School Board) shows how this bring-your-own-device school makes it easy for [...]