Elizabeth Hutchinson

51 Flips | 5 Magazines | 5 Likes | 3 Following | 17 Followers | @elizabethutch | Librarian: Interests - social media, information literacy and promoting the love of reading. Shortlisted and runner up #lilac2016 iLA. International presenter

Why do teachers need school librarians? 5 questions to ask yourself.

How often have you walked past your school library and never given a second thought to the person who works in that room? Or you notice that there …

4 ways the school librarian can save teachers time and help support independent learners

<b>Independent learners</b><p><b>What makes an Independent learner?</b><p>• The ability to understand which resource is going to help you find the best quality …

7 skills you should be looking for in your school librarian #SLAYLG17

Having just returned from #SLAYLG17 conference where I presented a workshop on change management alongside school librarian Terri McCargar …

Librarians and a teacher presenting at the British Isles Google Summit rocking Edtech and collaboration

Last weekend Angela Etheredge, Stony Evans and myself presented at the British Isles Google Summit held in Guernsey. Two librarians and a teacher …

Inset training - How librarians can support teaching and learning.

This blog was written as part of the #futureReadyLibs #blogchallenge which can be found here. I agreed to write about professional development and …

School Libraries and Their Influence on School Culture

Home <b>›</b> Blog Topics <b>›</b> Advocacy/Leadership <b>›</b> <b>School Libraries and Their Influence on School Culture</b><p><i>on</i> 01/24/2017 • ( 3 )<p><b>School culture refers to the way</b> …

Advocacy for school librarians - Training and Personal Learning Networks PLN

Helping teachers set up their own Personal Learning Network (PLN)<p>As a librarian I am never sure what I am going to be asked to do next. My own skill …

The Role of the School Librarian in Teaching and Learning

By Elizabeth Hutchinson<p>The role of the school librarian is an elusive one. Ask any teacher what the school librarian’s role is and whether they need …

The role of the school librarian in teaching and supporting digital literacy

<b>By Elizabeth Hutchinson @elizabethutch</b><p>Working as a librarian alongside teachers is something that I enjoy and find frustrating in equal measure. I …

Headteachers! Why your school librarian is important.

I have seen both sides of the fence having worked as a school librarian for 2 years I know how hard it is to create change when no-one is listening. …

4 ways we used technology to enhance our library programmes

Schools’ Library Service in Guernsey, as with many library services across the world, are always looking at how we can use innovative ideas to …

Don't overlook your school librarian, they're the unsung heroes of literacy

Teacher Network,Education,Teaching tips,Primary schools,Secondary schools,Libraries,Books,Literacy,Teaching,Schools,English and creative writing<p>School librarians are depressingly underused, argues Sally Dring. Many teachers would be amazed at how much support they can give them and their …

Why is Information Literacy Important to You?! | Daily Mélange

Being able to problem solve and think critically are two college and career pre-requisites you’ll need to achieve your goals and ambitions. The …

Documentation Matters: 30 Ideas for Developing a Portfolio & April 2016 Professional Development

Home <b>›</b> Blog Topics <b>›</b> Advocacy/Leadership <b>›</b> <b>Documentation Matters: 30 Ideas for Developing a Portfolio & April 2016 Professional Development</b><p><i>on</i> 03/22/2016 …

ON LIBRARIES: The Challenge of Collaboration – Part Three

For the past two weeks I have been blogging about meeting the challenge of collaboration. So many librarians are unable to make the connections which …

Redirecting

Looking for a TEDx Talk? Find it on the TEDx YouTube Channel!<p>You are being re-directed<p>Why the re-direct?<p>We are in the process of re-thinking the way …

Libraries and schools need free author visits, so I set up YA Shot

Cuts to library funding in schools and community mean author visits are a luxury that only some can afford, that’s why author Alexia Casale founded the YA Shot festival and programme to partner libraries and schools for author visits – here’s how your library system can apply to be part of YA …

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10 Signs You Should Give Up On A Book You're In The Middle Of (No, Really, It's OK)

Book nerds, we're about to talk about something unimaginable, so you should brace yourselves. I know it's an impossible situation to be in, but when …

How universities can help students avoid plagiarism: get them to write better

As universities get better at detecting plagiarism, students are having to find new ways to avoid getting caught.<p>I have recently had quite a few …

Why the British Tell Better Children’s Stories

Their history informs fantastical myths and legends, while American tales tend to focus on moral realism.<p>If Harry Potter and Huckleberry Finn were each to represent British versus American children’s literature, a curious dynamic would emerge: In a literary duel for the hearts and minds of …

I worry about teachers who blog

I worry for a number of reasons.Why I worry• Teachers blog and don’t think about their audience and say things that show poor judgement.<br>• Teachers blog …

Can reading make you smarter?

When I was eight years old, I still couldn't read. I remember my teacher Mrs Browning walking over to my desk and asking me to read a few sentences from a Dick and Jane book. She pointed to a word. "Tuh-hee," I said, trying to pronounce it. "The," she said, correcting me, and that's when it clicked …

Note Taking Skills for 21st Century Students @coolcatteacher