2015-2016 Annual Library Report for Kirkwood Elementary Library in ICCSD created by certified Teacher Librarian Jenahlee Chamberlain. Combines Piktochart and ThingLink for interactive sharing of information, statistics, and student learning artifacts!
2016 list of great summer reads for 3rd-4th graders, selected by Teacher Librarians from the Iowa City Community School District. See the details here: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/99532.Great_Summer_Reads_for_3rd_4th_Grade_2016
2016 list of great summer reads for 5th and 6th graders, selected by Teacher Librarians in the Iowa City Community School District. See the details here: https://www.goodreads.com/review/list/55732582-iccsd-teacher-librarians?shelf=great-summer-reads-for-5-6-2016
2016 list of great summer reads for Kindergarten through 2nd graders, selected by Teacher Librarians in the Iowa City Community School District. See the details here: https://www.goodreads.com/review/list/55732582-iccsd-teacher-librarians?shelf=great-summer-reads-for-k-2-2016&view=covers
On Friday of this past week, The Gazette reported plans by school administrators to eliminate librarians at two of our three (or four by some count) comprehensive high schools in the Cedar Rapids Community School District. It is with complete sadness for the students who attend or will attend those schools and with disdain for the administration making that decision that I write this opinion piece.
My first article was filled with tidbits to consider regarding the use of iPads, but now I can write about the fun part- the apps! For the last few years, I have been on the hunt for fun, useful, friendly, and most importantly, free, apps. There are thousands of applications to sift through, but with …