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#ALAmw13 and #alayma

Following ALA midwinter this way! General Tweets Tweets about “#alamw13″ Book Awards Tweets about “#alayma”

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To anyone interested in our SC Edtech – Please share with your friends!!! SCASL is a sponsoring member of SC EdTech, and a part of SCASL’s responsibility to SC Edtech is coordinating the volunteer efforts for the conference,  and there are PERKS to volunteering, some REALLY AWESOME perks. HiTech Adventure 2012 October 24-26, 2012 As […]

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So Saturday morning at 8:00 AM, my AASL committee culminated its year of work with the announcement of the 25 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning. I have friends tell me all the time they are so tired of conference sessions focused on lists of sites or apps, but I hate to admit I genuinely like them! Each time I attend […]

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Today I try to recover from I suppose jet lag, as the 3 hour time difference slapped me in the face Friday around 7PM, sending me to bed by 8Pm (which technically was 11PM for my body) and then again yesterday, when I returned home from Anaheim around 11:30, but was bright eyed until 2am, […]

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June is here and so is ALA’s Annual Conference.  This year, my first serving on AASL’s Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Committee, is wrapping up the year’s work. June 23, 2012, 8:00-10:00AM, our committee has a featured session to announce the 2012 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning. I attended this session in 2010 at ALA, […]

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On the school front, we’re pushing the public library’s summer reading program for teens. It sounds so cool and I love their logo so much —  i soooo want a tshirt.  Too bad I don’t qualify. I think I’ll crash their kickoff party anyway to see if I can score a shirt. After all I […]

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SCASL allowed my committee (the Information Technology Committee) to sponsor a Learning Commons at conference.  We took it upon ourselves to advertise, solicit volunteers for presentations, and make it a go. We wanted to loosely base it off the one I had seen and experienced first hand at AASL in Minneapolis, MN in October.  I […]

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AASL 2011 – Minneapolis, MN

How do I summarize the past four days! Surreal comes to mind.  I am sitting in the airport missing the closing keynote of AASL, and from the tweets I can tell it is quite good.  Just do a twitter or google search for #aasl11 and you will find mega sharing of content that came from […]

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Enjoying ISTE11 still…

I’ve been catching up on the “Video on Demand” ISTE sessions that I chose not to attend for obvious reasons (they conflicted with my own choices, not to mention I could catch them after the fact!!)   I saw this video used numerous times while at ISTE11. It’s the newest  ”Did You Know” or “Shift […]

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Blindly Leading the Blind

ISTE 2011 SIGMS Forum: A Dawning Era for School Librarians View more presentations from Cathy Nelson This is the slide deck I used in my ISTE 2011 SIGMS Forum. We were asked to pull together a TED like talk for our two hour session titled A Dawning Era for School Librarians. There were five of […]

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