Librarian blog

Aug 2019

Reading for fun is important!

2019-10-31T11:09:21-07:00August 15th, 2019|Librarian blog|

School is a place to learn to read and also to read to learn. Students begin learning letters and sounds and by the time they are through the primary grades they are reading longer passages and beginning to understand that reading is a skill they will need in all subject areas. Sometimes students begin to feel frustrated when they can’t keep up or the content [...]

Dec 2018

Working to help all VPS students be “Future Ready” one library at a time!

2019-03-08T09:27:37-08:00December 10th, 2018|Librarian blog|

by Traci Chun | Teacher Librarian | Skyview High School You may have heard the term “Future Ready” or thought about what schools are doing to help support students for future careers and industries. Future Ready Schools is a national effort to provide students with digital learning opportunities and help move school districts toward preparing students for success in college, community and careers. Future Ready [...]

Sep 2018

Find innovation in your library

2018-10-12T12:53:23-07:00September 27th, 2018|Librarian blog|

by Traci Chun | Teacher Librarian | Skyview High School Shh! Shh! Shh!  Gone are the days of the library being a silent space filled with books and a shushing librarian. Today’s libraries are filled with technology, innovation, learning, and yes, books. As information is shared globally with only a few keystrokes, the need for a library and a librarian is greater now than [...]

Sep 2018

Battle of the Books creates powerful readers

2018-10-12T12:59:36-07:00September 17th, 2018|Librarian blog|

by Eric Bindewald | Teacher Librarian | Sacajawea Elementary School Marshall accidentally “buzzed in” due to the adrenaline rush that took control of his pointer finger. Teammates turned to Marshall with bated breath while he stared at the emcee as though he was just caught peeing in the library.  The five seconds of silence seemed like an eternity. As each second passed, Marshall’s expression repeatedly [...]