Makers still gotta make! Diana Rendina gives you tips for managing your makerspace during the 2020 pandemic while observing social distancing guidelines and keeping kids safe.
Your school community’s well-being will be top of mind this school year as kids head back to school in various in-person and virtual models. Get tips from a seasoned school psychologist on how educators and parents alike can support students’ mental health by helping them prepare for changes, stay connected, and be successful this school year.
In the third episode of Demco’s Open Book Webcast, librarian and popular children’s lit podcaster Matthew Winner discusses the role librarians play in supporting students’ social-emotional learning and how children’s literature can help families navigate the turbulent waters of 2020.
Worried about how you’re going to keep kids making this school year while still observing social distancing guidelines? Makerspace expert Nick Provenzano shares activities to keep kids making in every type of learning situation.
Social-emotional learning will be more important than ever this next school year, and school librarians are poised to lead the charge. Get tips and ideas for infusing SEL into your library program.
Award-winning school librarian Kim Borden outlines why you need to be advocating for your position during the COVID-19 pandemic and provides a three-phase reopening plan template for your library that you can customize and share with your administration.
Every school year is different — but 2020–21 is sure to be unlike any other that came before. Librarian Matthew Winner brings you ideas to help you serve your students no matter what changes come about this fall. Read on to discover ways school librarians can continue to nurture a love of reading, innovate and collaborate with classroom teachers, make their library mobile, and deliver critical services to their school communities.
Parents, students, and staff are most likely nervous about returning to school in the fall of 2020. As you start making plans for creating a safe environment for reopening your school, consider how you can best reduce their fears.
From germ prevention to traffic flow to what to do with your makerspace, this planning guide will help you decide how to best serve your students in your library when they come back to school.
What will schools look like for the fall of 2020? Experts aren’t quite sure yet, but they have a lot of ideas for what reopening school looks like. Get tips and resources for creating a safe school environment when students return to classrooms.
As students bring books and other materials back to your library, the question of how to ensure staff and student safety is on everyone’s minds. Read this article to learn what the experts say about how to quarantine library materials.