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I sit here tonight checking my to do list and my luggage check list.  I leave tomorrow for Fort Lauderdale for the 2008 School Library Journal Leadership Summit.  You know I asked some of my state folks some time back when I first saw the posting of the summit’s dates who would go and represent […]

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This Tuesday there is a LIVE presentation given by Joyce Valenza among others on a long and extensive attempt to make copyright less confusing for educators.  Have you heard of it? The presentation will be broadcast live via streaming video, and if you can participate in a UStream chat OR a “Cover-it-Live” chat, you can […]

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Wow we have so many choices or professional development this week, I feel like my head is SPINNING. David Loertscher David Loertscher will be in Second Life  Tuesday at 8PM.  Read about it here! Not comfy with Second Life? Me either, but I will be there as Bentley Noel, trying desperately to appear normal and […]

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This Wednesday, October 22, 2008, SCASL (South Carolina Association of School Librarians) is sponsoring a Twilight Webinar for the SCASL Members! it will begin at 4PM!  I am excited because as a member of the Instructional Information Technology Committee there have been times where I felt our committee was in name only. Our website is […]

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Wow 2 years has flown by.  It is my blog birthday THIS FRIDAY.  I don’t know if my blogging skills have grown, but some of my earlier posts are downright laughable.  My very first post was about the K12 Online Conference too. Maybe the K12 Online Conference is the sole inspiration for my blogger’s heart. […]

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It’s just around the corner! The 3rd annual K12 Online Conference. I just saw this tonight from my reader. I hope to put a few fliers out at school.  The preconference keynote is scheduled for October 13, and then over the next two weeks there will be 40 downloadable sessions, either in video or podcast […]

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A Visionary

Congratulations to my district for bringing in a forward minded visionary as our Superintendent of Education. The last two days I was lucky enough to participate in school leadership professional development, and heard our leader, Dr. Elsberry, talk about embracing 21st Century Skillls in our instruction, and even name drop! She talked about George Lucas, […]

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The SLJ All Together Now version of 23 Things is now in its 2nd week, and “thing 3″ calls for us to subscribe to a podcast or two and tell why we like it. Yesterday I wrote about Bob Sprankle’s Bit by Bit. Today I thought I’d plug the upcoming K12 Online Conference, which starts […]

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I had a chance to attend BLC08 compliments of my school this year. I was very excited and even blogged about it some time back. So why did I not go? There is a story there, and I will attempt to share it. I feel I owe it to my network that celebrated with me […]

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I am working on my slides for the panel discussion. I’m sure i will tweak them again and again before the big day. But here is round one of the editing process. They may take on a whole different look before then, but who knows? My contribution focuses on professional development–us getting it and giving […]

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