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Instructional Resources

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Archive of Professional Development by Your Teacher Librarians

You will need to be logged in to your SRVUSD Accounts to access the materials below:

How To Research In The Questionable News Era

Fostering Choice Reading in a Virtual Environment

Read Woke

Your Teacher Librarians' Reading List

We are constantly working on learning new things just for you!  Take a look at some of the books we've read (and plan to read).  Please reach out to us to learn more!

180 Days by Penny Kittle and Kelly Gallagher

Being the Change by Sara K. Ahmed

Cultivating Genius by Gholdy Muhammad

Educating for Empathy by Nicole Mirra

Letting Go of Literary Whiteness by Carlin Borsheim-Black and Sophia Tatiana Sarigianides

No More Fake Reading by Berit Gordon

Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar

Readicide by Kelly Gallagher

Social Justice and Cultural Competency by Marcia A. Mardis and Dianne Oberg

We Got This by Cornelius Minor

Helpful Tools

Text Sets are a collection of texts that all connect to a central topic or theme, and your teacher librarians are experts at curating them.  Check out some of the samples below, and let us create one specifically for your instructional needs. 

The Hate U Give/ Combatting Systemic Racism

Patron Saints of Nothing/ Injustices in the World


Contra Costa County Library Learning Tools -- Our partners at the public library have created videos to help you navigate common resources such as tutoring help, research, and how to access their catalog.

The Equity Champions Hub -- This website is designed by your SRVUSD Equity Team.  Explore this site for things to take back to your classes today!

The Transformational Library

All of the teacher librarians in SRVUSD work hard to bring you the latest and greatest!  Click below to read about how we continue to transform our library and to get ideas for how we can help you.

Our Transformational Libraries in SRVUSD  

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