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How to Create a Reference Library for Your Students

How often do students ask you to print off images to use as reference materials for projects? In my classroom, this happens almost every day! I was tired of sending students to the computer lab to print images, so I came up with an easier method. Instead of having a traditional reference library of books, I created a reference library of images. To find out how to make your own, be sure to watch the video!

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Abby Schukei

Abby Schukei, a middle school art educator and AOEU’s Social Media Manager, is a former AOEU Writer. She focuses on creating meaningful experiences for her students through technology integration, innovation, and creativity.

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