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, [...]
Category Archive for 'Nominations & Awards'
Over the last few days I’ve been reeling over the news that a South Carolina district pulled one of our South Carolina Association of School Librarians’ Young Adult Book Award Nominees after one parent complained that 24 pages in he was put out by the use of expletives throughout the story along with other concerns. That book is Chris Crutcher’s Angry Management. [...]
I just want to thank those in my reader for helping me make grand plans!! I’ve been really focusing on some Teen Read Week plans already (yeah, its not until October!) but I like to start the brainstorming early. I think some of the motivation has come from book trailers being shared in my reader [...]
I did this last year, and I’m going to try it again this year. As winners are announced, I’m going to post them here, and then push this post live ASAP. To prepare, I pasted all the nominees. Then as they are announced, all I have to do is mark them (winner, runner-up, etc.) and [...]
Yes it’s that time of year where I begin thinking my reader has lost its luster. photo © 2009 Nick DeNardis | more info (via: Wylio)I greedily read through my favorites and guilt free choose “mark all as read” for the rest. Shame on me, but it’s true. But now I’m clearing the reader of [...]
Well my Carolina Gamecocks lost yesterday in their bid to be the 2010 SEC Champions, but during my ride home from Atlanta, Diane Cordell emailed me to let me know that I was nominated again for the annual Edublog Awards. This is my fourth year in a row being nominated. I am surprised and delighted [...]
It’s time for nominations for the 2010 Edublog Awards. I hate to confess that I have not been as diligent in my reading. But nominees here are the ones that I find I MUST read (or watch, listen, click through) before clearing the reader with that ever favorite “mark all as read” option. One of [...]