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5 Classroom Library Myths

I strongly feel that classroom libraries are essential for all classrooms, not just for English classrooms. Students need to understand that literacy does not end once they walk out of their English classroom’s door. Students need to see that…

Why Classroom Libraries Are Important

  Classroom libraries are important. I am one of the co-founders of a Grades 6-12 English Language Arts teachers Facebook group called #2ndaryELA. Several times now members have posted a question about if classroom libraries are still useful. The…

Finding Affordable Books For Your Classroom Library

  Having a well-stocked classroom library and novel set collection is essential for any English Language Arts (ELA) teacher. Schools do not always have the budget to provide these resources for their teachers, leaving many teachers to purchase these…

Classroom Library Makeover

I have had the same classroom library organization, bin labels and bins since at least my 3rd year of teaching. I was tired of the red and blue colour scheme. The bins were dirty from years of classroom use, and…

It can be a challenge to create a dynamic and useful middle school classroom library from scratch. Read to find out lots of great organization and book acquiring tips from 2 Peas and a Dog. #classroomlibrary #classroombooks #teaching #reading

Creating a Dynamic Classroom Library

Setting up a classroom library is not a easy task, but it is a rewarding one if done with purpose. Student accessible classroom libraries are an important part of any K through 12 classroom. Since I started teaching my classroom library…