Our latest round of weeding has provided us with plenty of books. Many have been donated or given away to students. My art department has adopted some, but I am most impressed with what an English teacher in my school did with her class. I shared with her over the summer some really cool “blackout” […]
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Tomorrow (October 12, 2015) I spend the day in Rock Hill, SC at Sullivan Middle for the Old English Consortium’s Librarians Staff Development. I was invited to lead a session that I led at SCASL last March. It is worthy of updating here because I have revised some of the presentation as tools and materials have […]
Hoping some of my friends will join us! Image: Created by Tiffany Whitehead
In recognition of Banned Books Week which just around the corner, our #CavaliersRead Book Club is reading a highly volatile book, Ellen Hopkins Crank. I would like to set up a Google Hangout for my group, which meets during first lunch at Dorman from 11:33-12:03 ET, just to connect my teens to teens outside our […]
This article written by Karen Yi of the Sun Sentinel has been making rounds amongst my PLN. As many knee jerk and make complaints, my response is what else is new? Testing is just a part of the school atmosphere, and like it or not, we have no control over that. We can hope that […]
Okay, so we’ve been common “crafted.” Wow, a Library Common Craft Video. I can’t decide if I’m happy or sad that it has come to this–needing a video from Common Craft to explain what we do. And in a school setting, it is even much more complex. But yay, at least libraries are getting represented! […]
Day Two began with a session from none other than Super Hero Library Girl Jennifer Lagarde. Plenty of SCASL attendees had already enjoyed her preconference session the day before, and the room was filled with our Librarians wanting so much more. Her session “MacGuyver Librarianship” certainly left us all wanting more. It was a test […]
Each week we’ve voted with a Google Form that was set to allow students to see the results after their vote. There are quite a few steaming students upset with me since this week’s round has closed results! I want it to be a surprise when we announce our winner Friday, March 27th.
We are voting each Thursday, so today was decision day in the first round of our Library March Madness Tournament. Our Sweet Sixteen are now officially down to our Elite Eight. Image Attributions: Book Covers are compliments of GoodReads. All other images are my own.
Of course anyone who works in a library knows it’s never “done.” But my focus has definitely shifted away from this section. I am finished focusing on it for this school year anyway. Here is a comparison of the data from when I began in September to its current status. Date Number Avg Copyright 9/5/2014 […]