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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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My ISTE11 Faves

So below is a listing of my ISTE favorites.  Of course these do not hold a candle to the time I spent just chatting it up with like minded educators wherever those happend to take place.  MEMORABLE conversations in informal settings included: Late night meetup at Chiles with Liz Davis, Lisa Thumann, and Chris Craft […]

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Conference Bag Clutter

You know I love attending conferences, and the bigger the better most of the time.  My previous post was all about my mistakes at this last conference.  But another thought has struck me. And that is conference bag. Let’s reflect on conference bag integrity.  I am going to do some ratings as I give my thoughts […]

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After the shine…

It’s day one of my recovery from a whirlwind trip to Philadelphia. ISTE 2011 was everything I expected and more!  But I made some mistakes while there–mistakes I hope to learn from.  So I begin my mental cleansing with reflecting on mistakes at conference.  I should know better.  Maybe next time, now that I’ve written […]

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This week will prove quite challenging for me.  Wednesday through Friday we have our annual South Carolina Association of School Librarians Conference in Greenville, SC.  There is much buzz about this conference, but I’m most excited that Doug Johnson is coming for a keynote and a few sessions! I must give kudos to our president-elect, […]

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I sit here tonight checking my to do list and my luggage check list.  I leave tomorrow for Fort Lauderdale for the 2008 School Library Journal Leadership Summit.  You know I asked some of my state folks some time back when I first saw the posting of the summit’s dates who would go and represent […]

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Wow we have so many choices or professional development this week, I feel like my head is SPINNING. David Loertscher David Loertscher will be in Second Life  Tuesday at 8PM.  Read about it here! Not comfy with Second Life? Me either, but I will be there as Bentley Noel, trying desperately to appear normal and […]

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