The window of opportunity has arrived for the next wave of what used to be called “Google Teacher Academy.” The application is now open for the new and improved program, “Google for Education Certified Innovators.” By far one of the most rewarding experiences of my professional career, I would love to see MANY more librarians […]
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I put up our Library March Madness Brackets today. I will put up more Monday, including a Bracket Challenge, a Title for this display, and how the books made it into the tournament. I don’t necessarily need it, though, as MANY students who passed as I was putting this up today asked me when the […]
Today a drove over to my neighboring county to speak with their local chapter of the National Council of Teachers of English. My topic was web evaluation. Here is my slide deck and links shared in my session. It was a lot of fun, and it’s amazing what i had in common with this group, […]
Problem Background: I am new in my district this year, even though I’m a 22 year veteran. This week I had a couple of sixth grade science teachers ask about using the library computers (20 in all) for a webquest they were completing, because there were some unavailable times in the computer lab to them. […]
I know a lot of professionals get paid to create logos and such for just about everything, and that probably includes the Discus logo too. Have you seen the new logo? It’s really cool and pretty. It needed an update, and I like it too. Now I need to find my brochures and pages that […]
Recently a live webcast I frequently tune in to (called Teachers Teaching Teachers Wednesdays at 9:00) focused on databases used in the schools, and their primary focus was state funded databases. [UPDATE August 11, 2007: Podcast NOW available here.] Our state funded database is called DISCUS, and I really do not know what I would […]