Feed on
Posts
Comments

Category Archive for 'Library'

Put a positive spin on it

Did anyone read about or see the news spot about the rejected books that were sent to a school by First Lady Melania Trump in honor of National Read Aloud Day? It was shared on our SC librarians listserv this morning by SCASL Immediate Past President Cindy Symonds as “food for thought.”  I didn’t have […]

Read Full Post »

Library Flier

Read Full Post »

If money were no option

Considering my current limitations (can’t break down the walls, sorry to say) this is a vision I have for improving the library. Notable changes/wishful thinking: All furniture on casters Laptops in charging carts at desk for checkout; smaller circ desk Teen friendly comfortable seating in a variety of locations and styles Tile flooring area with […]

Read Full Post »

As many schools are slowly but surely moving to 1:1 or close to it, librarians are discovering that their role is changing. Here is a recent question posed in one of my networking circles, and I find that it is a legitimate concern. The person states the needs here: In the next couple of years, my […]

Read Full Post »

Just wanted to share the SWVBC if you are curious as to how it works.  Bssically we have around a dozen schools who are “member” schools, and we have teens come in on a Google Hangout (a single group joins via a laptop/desktop/ipad/iphone/device of their choosing) to talk about a title. One school acts as […]

Read Full Post »

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 […]

Read Full Post »

                    Cathy Jo Nelson – Book Love Links   Silhouette Cameo http://www.silhouetteamerica.com/   Xyron Creative Machine https://www.xyron.com/en-US/Products/Creative-Station/9–Creative-Station/   Staples Double Sided Foam Mounting Tape http://www.staples.com/heavy+duty+double+sided+tape/directory_heavy+duty+double+sided+tape   Canva https://www.canva.com/   Fotor http://www.fotor.com/   PicMonkey http://www.picmonkey.com/?gclid=CjwKEAjwv8iwBRC35-_e8aPqwCESJAB8khP9WQ_fQDVzridYOcZ8-hBf26BhVobnweU1hkrex1j6GBoCGtvw_wcB   Teen Librarian Toolbox http://www.teenlibrariantoolbox.com/   Stacked http://stackedbooks.org/  

Read Full Post »

The summer learning opportunities I’ve had have my brain just a whirling. SCASL’s Summer Institute (which I missed due to family travel), ISTE 2015 in Philadelphia, and DENSI2015 last week in Washington, DC have given me much to think about and how I can apply it to my own teaching and learning context.   From […]

Read Full Post »

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 […]

Read Full Post »

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! […]

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »