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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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I know after my last post some wanted to know how our virtual book club went. I must say while some in the group experienced serious technical glitches, we seemed to have very few. We could hear and we could see.  There were times where feedback from some of the groups was a problem–not sure […]

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I am somewhat depressed today as I have been number crunching this weekend.  It is time for my monthly library report, so this month I thought I’d include statistics from our state book award program. Votes were cast at my school Feb 28-29, and all votes in the state had to be submitted via Survey […]

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In my area, recently a librarian was asking for cost effective management solutions to class novel sets. There was a general reluctance to add them to the library management program (in this case Destiny.) The suggestions that respondents gave were to just use the library program.  So the librarian expressed the concerns with doing that: We do […]

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In Good Company!

Happy to say I’m in some very good company here with MANY friends. I’m honored to be there with my friends, especially SC friend and SCASL Board member Tamara Cox, author of the Eliterate Librarian!!  Thanks for alerting me via Twitter Tamara!  And thanksalso to  TeacherCertifiactionDegrees.com for selecting my blog in the top fifty blogs for […]

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I’m not sure if this will be a post in praise of books, authors, local bookstores or friends! It has a little of all. You see it all started like this: Not sure if this has been posted, but author Cassandra Clare(the Immortals and Infernal Devices series) will be at the Hangar at the Runway Cafe in Greenville, […]

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Yesterday I shared Poster My Wall (postermywall.com).  I have to give credit for learning about it to Jennifer Gallman, an English teacher at my school.  She just called one day and asked me to check and make sure it was an unblocked site for students, as she wanted to use it with a class.  As […]

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Poster My Wall baby!!

Poster My Wall is a tool that allows for quickly and easily designing posters, signs, fliers and more, allowing for a variety of customizations with backgrounds, clipart, and text, while also allowing users to upload and use their own pictures.  My own high school kids have used it to complete one page posters referred to […]

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iPad-elicious!

We began allowing “in-library” checkout of the five iPads we were given Monday, and after only three days, word has gotten out. Our kids are clamoring for the chance to use them.   My Biggest Surprises: Not a single complaint from students about the inability to download apps Not a single argument about having to stay in the […]

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Whoah Yeah! @ da library!

Video tutorial for our library gang symbol! I was a part of this at AASL 2011. Thanks Tiffany whitehead for creating our video tutorial!!

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