We have decided to seriously weed our Biography section. We got a new paint job this summer, so all of our wall labels came down. Due to circumstances beyond my control (moving the styrofoam letters a couple of times by assorted summer maintenance crew) our letters were unusable to replace on the wall. But the area […]
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I love this video created by the California Association of School Librarians. I hope my own state organization, the South Carolina Association of School Librarian can take our recent School Library Impact Study done with Keith Curry Lance can create some kind of advocacy tool like this. I love the work the California groups has […]
I love that Capstone has created such a rich and wonderful advocacy tool for us! GREAT JOB!!
Daily Activities: Guess how many books are in the library? There is a jar at the circulation desk where students and teachers may guess! Get Caught Reading – Follow @CavaliersRead on both Twitter and Instagram, and see who we feature as “Caught Reading at DHS.” Tag your own Instagrams or Tweets with #TRW@DHS or tag […]
As we are midway through April with our Poetry Month celebrations, I am pleasantly surprised at the participation and response from our students. I’m also reflecting over some of the benefits I have seen. Let me share some surprising perks from our Spine Poetry Activity. Perk 1: Growing stock of student created spine poems for […]
I revisit my World Lit class tomorrow, bringing them yet another list of possibilities to use as their vehicle for a presentation in World Lit. These are the remaining programs, apps, or websites I plan to feature, hoping to whet their appetite for something beside PowerPoint. The class has been immersed in TedTalks for tips […]
Last year during the spring semester I swiped an idea from a neighboring district’s USC library intern (Karen Meharg, a now fully certified and working school librarian), and set to create a Library Book Tournament for my school. It was dubbed our “Library March Madness,” and patterned after the well-known NCAA Basketball Tournament (though a […]
Here is the description for a panel session I’m facilitating at the upcoming SCASL Conference (in just over three weeks, March 12-14, 2014). It is slated for 11:00AM Thursday, March 13 in the Columbia Convention Center. I am sharing this now in hopes that you SCASL Conference attendees will put it on your calendar, […]
I think I need this more than many!!
We return tomorrow to school after having Tuesday through Friday off for snow. I applaud my district for making the decisions daily early enough to have no worries about dealing with treacherous icy roads to and from school. Since I had an appointment Friday early, my hubby and I actually went out and scraped the […]