Katherine Malmquist

My Journey as a Librarian

Professional Development

Our district gave each school a larger budget for books this year. We displayed many of the new non-fiction books. To give teachers ideas of how they could be used in the classroom, the books were displayed with lesson plan ideas, iPad apps, and Common Core Standards.

In the Classroom

SOAR classes used iPads to create self-portraits and included adjectives that described themselves.


7th graders completed a unit on the Respiratory system. For the final project, students collaborated in groups and used the EduCreations App to complete a presentation about a lung disease and how pollution can affect people with the disease.


6th grade students learned notetaking and summarizing skills using a sticky note technique.