N. Basavaraja selected as one among the six Librarians for the 2019 UAE School Librarian of the Year Award

The School Librarian of the Year Award, in partnership with The Executive Council of Dubai, was established in 2016 to celebrate the inspiring work of the UAE’s best school librarians in public and private schools. On 6 March 2019, The … Continue reading N. Basavaraja selected as one among the six Librarians for the 2019 UAE School Librarian of the Year Award

Nalini Sorenson wins Jarul Book Award 2019 for ‘Papa’s Marathon’

The Jarul Book Award is a one-of-a-kind award in Asia that honors the Indian authors of children’s picture books.  As a true children’s choice award, the award empowers children: the picture books are reviewed, selected, nominated, and voted only by young students from 5-11 years of age. The American School of Bombay (ASB), in partnership with Ascend International School and Don Bosco International School, initiated Jarul Book Awards in 2016.  Three committed individuals – Heeru Bhojwani from ASB, Julie Patterson from Ascend International School, and Swarna Odhrani from Don Bosco International School had the vision to salute the finest of … Continue reading Nalini Sorenson wins Jarul Book Award 2019 for ‘Papa’s Marathon’

‘Generification of School Libraries’: Workshop at American Embassy School , New Delhi

KOOLSKOOL IN COLLABORATION WITH AMERICAN EMBASSY SCHOOL ORGANISED A WORKSHOP AND VISIT FOR SCHOOL LIBRARIANS IN DELHI ON THE TOPIC “GENERIFICATION OF SCHOOL LIBRARIES’’ ON 17/01/2019. LIBRARIANS FROM DELHI REGION ATTENDED THE WORKSHOP ORGANISED AT AMERICAN EMBASSY SCHOOL CHANAKYAPURI. WENDY GUYER – ES TEACHER LIBRARIAN AND LINDA HOISETH – MSHS TEACHER LIBRARIAN CONDUCTED THE WORKSHOP. THE SESSION BEGAN WITH PRESENTATION ON GENERIFICATION. GENERIFICATION OF BOOKS ACCORDING TO THEIR GENRES. THEY TALKED ABOUT THEIR ELEMENTARY (SOOD LIBRARY) AND MIDDLE HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY (STEIN LIBRARY). HOW THEY GENERIFY BOOKS ACCORDING TO THE INTEREST OF THEIR STUDENTS. THEY SPOKE ABOUT CREATING MISSION AND … Continue reading ‘Generification of School Libraries’: Workshop at American Embassy School , New Delhi