Natalie Frodin ML King Arts Academy librarian encouraged the use of Animoto as a possible format for students biography research assignments. They also used the Dallas ISD online databases as resources. Mrs. Frodin's lessons include weekly MakerSpace activities. With grade-appropriate scaffolding and direction, her students are encouraged to tinker and, thus improve their persistence and stamina. AASL Standards: Collaborate.Create & Curate.Create
Laurie Fuentes of CityLab High School Library does a fantastic job of being a leader on campus. In one day, she singlehandedly responsible for a photo shoot for the state of the district marketing promotion. She located appropriate students, found a shooting location and orchestrated the shoot. AASL Standards: Collaborate.Create & Collaborate.Share
Lisa Robinson OW Holmes librarian finds her students resources. Some of the students come in during their electives period to game. Lisa is learning to game from them. She is also creating an activity for her gamers to explain the benefits of gaming. Students will use technology to create video clips so that newcomers will learn more about gaming. AASL Standard: Collaborate.Create
For Read Across America Day, Maria Acevedo Negron Lipscomb librarian used FlipGrid to record parent, students, and community volunteers reading. AASL Standard: Engage.Share
April is School Library Month, how are you celebrating?
National Library Week is April 4th - 10th
Texas Library Association Annual Conference is April 22nd - 24th
Earth Day is April 22nd
Día Children's Day/Book Day April 30th
April is Deaf Education Month
April is Genocide Awareness Month - webinars
Grants for Innovative Teaching application by the Junior League of Dallas has been extended to April 23rd
Created with images by JessBaileyDesign - "flower rose love" • MorningbirdPhoto - "book reading poetry" * Yorio, K. (2021, March 9). One Year Later, School Librarians Share Lessons Learned and Hopes for the Future. School Library Journal. Retrieved April 6, 2021, from https://www.slj.com/?detailStory=one-year-later-school-librarians-share-lessons-learned-hopes-for-the-future-covid-19-coronavirus * @HeatherHornor, March 26, 2021 Twitter posting - "TASL Media Virtual Presence Award Announcement" * Tabatha Sustaita-Robb - "Oliver Elem Read Across America Day" * Leisa Booker - "Johnson Professor of the Month" * Michelle Touchet, Deidra Ballard-Moore, Tracie Walker-Reed, Richelle O'Neil, Marvin Gonzalez, Lisa Simmons, Erica Kennard, & Valerie Tagoe - "Bright Spots" * “Because School Libraries Empower Students.” AASL Advocacy, AASL, www.ala.org/aasl/advocacy/slm. • geralt - "learn student laptop"