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A social studies teacher and we in the library sat down to come up with an interesting way to get the kids to learn of the notable figures of the Civil War era.  We came up with the idea that groups would research figures and create a “Facebook” page on a poster board–yes, we went […]

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K12 Online 10 Flyer

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Recently the International Society for Technology Educators (ISTE) Special Interest Group for Media Specialists (SIGMS) brought some forward minded thinkers together to create another supporting document that increases resources in the school librarian’s advocacy toolkit. Working together, Joyce Valenza, Ernie Cox, Doug Johnson, Keisa Williams, and Wendy Stephens produced a supporting document for librarians to […]

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From Zen to KMN to Interact

Yesterday I had the honor of giving a keynote presentation at the Minnesota Educational Media Association’s final day of their annual conference.  What a joyful experience.  When I was asked I did not know for sure how I would approach it.  I pondered my current status as a media specialist school librarian and where my […]

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Southern belles take Minnesota

This weekend (well actually Thursday through Saturday) I attended the Minnesota Educational Media Association’s annual conference, and was slated for a Saturday morning keynote.  The best part of this surprise invitation is that my Saturday keynote would follow the true Georgian Peach, Buffy Hamilton, who opened the conference Friday with a keynote.  That’s right, two […]

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How AWESOME is this?? This was shared with me today by Heather Loy, and I am amazed at the creative juices just oozing out of these displays. Want to join? Here are the directions that were sent to me. Banned Books Week: Call for Display Photos! Will your library or bookstore sponsor an event or […]

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Banned Books Week 2010

As we celebrate Banned Books Week, I am once again looking at keeping it low key.  Not as low key as last year, as a year under the belt here has given me more confidence in promoting the issue of censorship without drawing ire from conservatives.  Some displays that have the kids (and teachers) talking […]

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There was an article today in Charleston, SC’s Post and Courier that not only shocks me, but also saddens me. Charleston’s lowest-ranked teachers | The Post and Courier, Charleston SC – News, Sports, Entertainm www.postandcourier.com You see, CCSD  used MAP Scores to identify the top teachers, opening the door for the media scrutiny to do […]

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Welcome back to school, folks!

Okay so this post is one of those “I’m feeling guilty for neglecting my blog lately” garden variety posts.  I’ve seen numerous ones in my reader just like this.  It’s been a few weeks since I wrote here too, but I have a legitimate excuse.  We have been back to school since the beginning of […]

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Be the Change!!

I’ve always considered myself a catalyst for change.  You can ask any of my friends and they will tell you how animated I get when one begins to talk nerdy to me–just ask the teacher today who casually mentioned she had used moodle in a course this summer and discovered the beauty of Delicious and […]

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