Library Links

"Content that might be of interest to Teacher-Librarians..."


Author - Illustrator Videos

The website "WatchKnow" has a collection of videos organized by subject area and grade level. The section on Authors/Illustrators features some interesting interviews with writers.

Example: Author Kate DiCamillo Interview - Booklist
WatchKnow, authors,

Teaching Vocab so it sticks!

Doing it Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary
By Rebecca Alber
Rebecca shares some recommended steps to make vocabulary instruction "stickier". She explains Marzanno's "Six Steps to Vocab instruction."

Flashcards on your iPod Touch

iPod - Use it to view Flashcards
"Is it possible to use your iPod to study?  It is now!  Mr. Coley has created specially designed PowerPoint presentations that can serve as digital flash cards to help you review some of the concepts studied in class.  Using iPod's "Photos" feature, you can transfer the images to your iPod and study on the go!  How cool is that?!"
flashcards, ipod