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Today was filled with lots of connections, sessions, and finally the DENmazing Race. Making connections At our group start-up meeting we were given an Bingo-like sheet that looked more like a DC Metro line map, just in a simpler format. As we network over the next few days, we are to get for each “stop” a signature […]

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Favorite Person? I met up with Sue Levine upon my arrival in Philly. Sue allowed me to room with her at the Home2 Suites right across from the convention center, and it was divine! Almost a full kitchen in our room, Sue especially took advantage, storing all kinds of items to create smoothies, snacks, and […]

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Because I invested some time in smalltalk with a neighboring school’s advisor, I received the biggest surprise today! You see, in that polite conversation, I planted the seed for a collaboration. Well, maybe it was more of a collaborative idea hatched and carried through! I wish I had a photo to share of our student […]

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I’ve been following friends and acquaintances all day at the School Library Journal Summit in Austin, Texas.  I wanted to go so badly. I even asked my friend Rocco Staino about possible funding sources. He and Samantha McManus (Sullivan Middle, Rock Hill) both told me to apply for a  state library travel grant.   Great […]

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Tuesday I was at a local district’s technology conference, UTC. Our Keynote, Chris Craft, challenged us to find some new voices; meet new people and learn from them. So I met (actually through the Twitter hashtag #UTC13) some new voices to add to my PLN. SWEEEEEET! Sometimes I forget to do that.   @CathyJo, Born […]

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I participated in the Twitter Book Chat for R.J. Palacio’s Wonder.  What a great book and wonderful and rapid discusion on the book! I took away so many ideas including perhaps a one book, one school idea, read alouds, first book club of the year, writing prompts from various character POV’s, and more.  I learned of […]

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So I ran across this tweet today, and was first sucked in after clicking the link when I realized Clemson (from right here in SC) is a partner sponsor. I also took a second look when the Anderson University  is nodded as a sponsoring partner too, another SC institution, along with Indiana University of Pennsylvania and  Pennsylvania State University.   […]

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Hanging out at G+ to explore!

First impressions: I’ve been playing around in Google Plus for several days.  I don’t know if someone invited me in (I never really saw an invite, but just noticed the day Google Plus was released my Google Toolbar changed.)  I had the “different” toolbar for days before I even realized what it was and why […]

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