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Choosing a Just Right Book
Check for Understanding
Entering the Library
Exiting the Library
Library Centers Procedure
Passing out/Turning in Materials
Place Books on Hold
Renew a Book
Using a Shelf Marker
What to do if a book is damaged/lost
What to do if you may not check out books
AV Equipment Management
Beginning of the Year
Book Management & Inventory
Daily/Weekly Library Records
End of the Year
Special Library Events & Programs
Preschool Library Curriculum
Book & Reading Promotions
Brochures, Bookmarks, & Book Plates
Bulletin Boards & Displays
A Funny Thing Happened...
Wiki Tips for Elementary
Elementary Librarians on Twitter
Computers and Laptops
Computers & Laptops
Listening to directions
When you are giving directions, tell the students to place the screen at an
. This way their eyes are on you.
Note: 1 of my 4th graders was so happy that he recognized this math vocabulary on the
because I say it so many times in the library :)
Another strategy for listening is telling them to "
" the computer (place the fist next to the trackpad and bring the screen down until it touches the fist.) The computer is now at an acute angle and you may begin speaking w/ everyone's full attention.
A great strategy if you have desktop computers and can't close the screen is to have students put their hands on their head. They think it's silly and it makes them smile...and it also assures you that their hands aren't typing or clicking while you give directions. (Nicole Laura)
Teachers First's Tech Tips
Teachers First's time tested tech tips from the trenches to help technology-based lessons run smoothly.
Great way to remind students of the proper way to sit while working on the computers.
Cergos: Ergonomics Poster
Acceptable Use Form
Here is Aspire Public School's "Acceptable Use Policy and Agreement for Internet Use".
Anonymous Acceptable Use Policy with signatures.doc
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"