Media specialist

Discover effective strategies and best practices for media specialists in education. Enhance your role as a media specialist and support student learning with these top ideas.
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As we approach Winter Break, I realized I haven't written many blog articles lately. I moved to a new city and started in a new-to-me library this year. I've been too busy to do much blog writing beyond my infamous New Releases posts and a couple of random book reviews. I'm about 10 book reviews behind, and they may never get written at this point. It's been an exhausting few months, but Winter Break looms large and lovely on the horizon...only one more week to go!

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Jordyn H.
Media literacy is all about teaching elementary students how to critically analyze and understand the media they come across. Media comes in the forms of TV, social media, podcasts, music, radio, or movies. In this day and age it is very important that we start with our youngest students. Teaching media literacy in the elementary classroom doesn't have to be hard. This blog post provides classroom teachers with tips, ideas and resources for teaching this important 21st century skill. Ideas, Primary School Education, Social Studies Classroom, Teach Media Literacy, Media Literacy Lessons, Media Literacy Kindergarten, Teaching Elementary, Elementary Schools, Media Literacy Activities

Media literacy is all about teaching elementary students how to critically analyze and understand the media they come across. Media comes in the forms of TV, social media, podcasts, music, radio, or movies. In this day and age it is very important that we start with our youngest students. Teaching media literacy in the elementary classroom doesn't have to be hard. This blog post provides classroom teachers with tips, ideas and resources for teaching this important 21st century skill.

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Destyeunike
The Book Bug: My Favorite Apps for the Media Center

When I first started in the Media Center, I requested iPads. Within a year, I had six iPads for the Media Center and was enthusiastic about using them. A few years later, our admin purchased at least 2 iPads for all classrooms. How exciting! There are so many things that can be done with iPads. I try to use them as much as possible so that teachers can see all the wonderful things an iPad can do in the classroom. Last year our county became 1:1 with Chromebooks in 3rd grade and up. As we've…

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Computer Lab Lessons. Entire year curriculum, lesson plans, and activities for technology teachers and classroom teachers. Lesson Plans, Techno, Pre K, Elementary Technology Lessons, Technology Lesson Plans, Elementary Computer Lab, Teaching Technology, Elementary Technology, Computer Lab Lessons

This Elementary Technology Curriculum includes over 200 lessons and activities for grades K-5 that will save you so much time coming up with what to do in the computer lab. It is ideal for a technology teacher, media specialist, tech facilitator, or grade level teachers with mandatory lab time. All of the work is done for you! This is for you if: You want students who can log in, access any programs, type efficiently, and use technology to learn. You want students who are confident in using…

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Brittany Washburn | Technology Teacher