Many of you have probably wondered what that new Sora app is on your student or staff iPad. It kind of looks like a space game with a marshmallow jet flying through space. It’s actually the new student reading app Continue reading Sora – New OverDrive Student App for Reading
These were recently posted on our Staff Spotlight but I thought I’d also post them here. Some of these I’ve read and some I haven’t, but they ALL have rave reviews. Hope you enjoy them! Picture Books Early Chapter Books Continue reading Summer Reads 2018
Last Saturday at Sisters Middle School, our Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) teams battled it out against many other schools from around our region to find out who would go on to state. This year’s first place winners are….drum roll, Continue reading Bend-La Pine Schools Reign at OBOB Regionals
When reading on a device, we’re often looking for something specific. For example, I found a long article and I wanted to know if it had any information pertaining to schools. On my laptop, I can type in “⌘ F” Continue reading Looking for Specific Text on Your Device?
I had the opportunity to visit Mountain View High School (MVHS) Library where they are having some of their freshman English classes come in for Mix ‘N Mingle book talks. Now, book talks themselves might sound boring for some, but Continue reading Mix ‘N Mingle Book Talks at MVHS
Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) is a great program that most of our schools participate in. Students in grades 3-12 form teams and avidly read a set of books in their division. They then compete against other teams within Continue reading OBOB Titles Nominated for 2019
I love summer read lists. Well okay, I have to admit I pretty much love any list of books to read. It’s fun to see what the top recommended books are. Here are some top picks for this summer that Continue reading Summer Reads 2017
Last weekend I attended the Oregon State Conference for School Libraries at Summit High School. It was a great conference and I gleaned many new ideas. Fortunately, I was able to attend a session by author, Miranda Paul, who used Continue reading Finding the Perfect Picture Books