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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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