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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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Helping a High School World Lit class consider alternatives to a dry PowerPoint over the next few weeks, and BlendSpace, among others is quickly becoming a favorite. Selfishly I’m trying out the embed code here too.  If it’s not seen below, it’s located at http://blnds.co/1hv81UT. Enjoy!!  

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A very natural part of being a high school librarian is being able to match books to students when they come asking. All of us feel very adequate in doing this when it comes to students who read the middle of the road popular YA books.  Over the years I have been literally to my […]

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Last week our state had our annual SC Edtech Conference in Greenville, SC, just up the road from me.  It’s a great conference that is timely, as it’s still close enough to the beginning of school to actually “try out” anything new you get from the conference. I had take-aways from every session and/or event, […]

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Last week a teacher asked if I would come to her room and give the overview of our digital library resources that are good for research. I thought this would be a great lesson for our intern, Elizabeth Graham to lead. I shared with her what I had done with this class, a STEM Humanities class […]

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In mid April one of my English teachers had her AP Lit students create propaganda pieces as a component of the novel study of George Orwell’s 1984. I blogged about it here.  First impressions can be so deceiving, as though I came to the class to see them and even agreed to display them in […]

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Not sure what to call this collaborative idea one of my AP teachers and I are cooking up. The AP Lit class read George Orwell’s 1984, and among the novel activities done by the class, one was to create a visual representing a theme or themes from the novel.  I heard some serious bellyaching from […]

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