A couple of years back, I posted a little round-up of Orientation inspiration, gathering ideas from a few friends in the field. This year I find myself collecting creative ideas for my School Library Management class from blogs and tweets coming across my network in the form of an Orientation And Getting Ready For Action […]
You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. And so, each year I find myself searching for orientation inspiration. Whether it’s your incoming kindergartners, sixth graders, ninth graders or those returning students you already know and love, you’re going to want to welcome them back in a special way. And you are […]
I asked Michelle Luhtala if she’d allow me to share her approach to high school freshman orientation. For me it speaks volumes about the spirit of today’s library and where we all aspire to go in terms of intellectual freedom. It speaks with student voice. It introduces principles and responsibilities. It emphasizes trust. It emphasizes […]
Catherine and Greg just delivered the orientation video I asked them to produce for next year’s 9th graders. Okay, so they didn’t get in all the details, and the focus is a little different from the original concept, but OMG, what fun! And isn’t Chad a rising star? I love it!