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I saw this early this morning from The Principal of Change and it really struck me as I reflect over my attendance yesterday of the Upstate Technology Conference sponsored by Greenville County School District (Grenville, SC).  I love this conference as much as some other ones I attend. It has a sense of community that I don’t […]

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Our Snapshot Day

The South Carolina Association of School Librarians is sponsoring a Snapshot Day for librarians across the state to collect data. This data is used to create advocacy resources to share with decision makers.  The data is analyzed and repackaged creatively for use in any initiative. Tuesday, Dorman pulled together data for our Snapshot Day, and here is […]

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In South Carolina, teachers are annually assessed based on a “goals-based evaluation” (GBE) that we as teachers work with an assigned administrer to plan and implement as our own method of growing in our profession.  It’s kind of cool if you think about–innovative and definitely a think out of the box approach to assessing educators, […]

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June is here and so is ALA’s Annual Conference.  This year, my first serving on AASL’s Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Committee, is wrapping up the year’s work. June 23, 2012, 8:00-10:00AM, our committee has a featured session to announce the 2012 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning. I attended this session in 2010 at ALA, […]

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I just spent the day at our district’s summer staff development technology event. It was called “Tech Infusion” and I must say it felt like just what the name says. I was infused throughout the day with great ideas for integrating technology in a learner context–not just for students but for myself as well.  I […]

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On the school front, we’re pushing the public library’s summer reading program for teens. It sounds so cool and I love their logo so much —  i soooo want a tshirt.  Too bad I don’t qualify. I think I’ll crash their kickoff party anyway to see if I can score a shirt. After all I […]

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Today our library participated in a South Carolina Association of School Librarians’ Snapshot Day.  This is an effort to capture the essence of what happens in a library on a single day.  Here are the numbers we crunched, but this does not show everything.  I spent time visiting two classes today to introduce and go […]

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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 […]

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DISCUS – South Carolina’s Virtual Library periodically evaluates the current and evolving needs of the three communities served: K-12, public libraries, and college/university libraries. The process is guided by the DISCUS Program Goals and Vision (pdf) to establish priorities for the selection of online library resources for statewide licensing. DISCUS funding has not been increased. The purpose of the evaluation is […]

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Over the last few days I’ve been reeling over the news that a South Carolina district pulled one of our South Carolina Association of School Librarians’ Young Adult Book Award Nominees after one parent complained that 24 pages in he was put out by the use of expletives throughout the story along with other concerns. That book is Chris Crutcher’s Angry Management.   […]

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