Once a month we’ve been doing a PD spin off from the ISTE SIGMS series One Tool at a Time with teachers at our school. It’s all volunteer and done during planning periods. Some have opted to count it as their GBE (goals-based evaluation) where teachers set goals, work towards the goals, and then are [...]
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I have been so disappointed in publishers who are pulling ebook content from library users who want to borrow. The list it seems is getting longer and longer: Simon & Schuster MacMillan Penguin Brilliance Audio Hatchette Group (Thanks Sarah Houghton, aka Librarian in Black, for this list. And no people, I will not give these [...]
Today my colibrarian and I lead a staff development each block for any interested teachers. We have been doing this since October, and we call the opportunities “One Tool at a Time.” Yes, I swiped borrowed the name from the ISTE SIGMS webinar series called “One Tool at a Time.” When I send out emails [...]
photo © 2010 Abby | more info (via: Wylio)It’s research paper time in the library, but today the un-paper research project was born. I have an English teacher who lamented that a college prep high school English class of hers was extremely varied in abilities and interest in her class, and she was trying to [...]
photo © 2009 Ryan Stanton | more info (via: Wylio) “Turn around and face the front of the room.” How many times has that been heard in a typical classroom? Tonight I shared a link in my Facebook network from my reader. Lisa Neilson of The Innovative Educator blogged about Interactive White Boards (IWB) and [...]