Authors who will Skype classrooms for free! Click on "Kate Messner" link to get a GREAT list of free Skype authors!
I always salivate when looking at this teacher's classroom!! (Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits: classroom pictures)
Free app lets you scan the ISBN bar codes on your classroom library books to build a database. Let's you easily keep track of books you have, ones that are checked out, and helps you stay organized!
As does an inexpensive flat sheet.
Library Skills Videos
Animal cards to organize books. Easy DIY and I bet I could make some really nice ones to keep the book shelf more organized :) 5-6-animal-cards-1.jpg
Apps for Teacher Librarians Part 2: Media Creation
Laminated log-in cards on a hook beside the computer monitor. Need to make these for all the different sites the kiddos can use!
School wide summer reading bulletin board. Every student submits a square of their favorite book they read this summer. Promotes love of reading and all students can get ideas for what to read next!!
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