"This is Not your Mother's Library"
LHMS Library Back to School Newsletter, Sept 2013
Author Chris Grabenstein at LHMS on October 3
School Librarians Teach What?
Basically, it's the skills, dispositions and responsibilities, necessary for students to learn when
- Synthesizing, and
- Expressing and
These critical thinking skills and understandings are essential in today's society and so are included in the Common Core State Standards adopted by the state of NJ.
Take a Maker Break
The LHMS Library, along with libraries all over the world, are joining the Maker Movement by creating Maker Spaces in their libraries. The plan is start out promoting weekly available digital and physical projects while allowing personal choice creations and a badging system for students to record their achievements. Students can take a "Maker Break" during their lunch and enrichment periods.