May is here and that means most students (and many teachers too) are looking forward to summer break. Our last day of the regular school year is May 31. I love that we are out before June arrives (well, not me, as I have ten more days to go beyond teacher workdays.) Earning our paycheck…and [...]
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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 [...]
Copied and shared from Buffy Hamilton, The Unquiet Librarian‘s original post over at her blog: “School Libraries: What Next?” Ebook Project 12JUL We are delighted to accept submissions for a collection of crowdsourced short essays on the future of school libraries from multiple perspectives, to bepublished in e-book format to coincide with Treasure Mountain and AASL in October 2011. We believe [...]
It is with utter shock that I have read this article about Los Angeles teacher librarians essentially being put on trial to prove they are qualified as teachers. The byline from the article reads: If state education cuts are drastic, the librarians’ only chance of keeping a paycheck is to prove they’re qualified to be [...]
Creating a Community of Technology Learners in Your School or District January 3 – 8pm EST Guests: Lisa Perez, Laurie Conzemius, Shelee King George of ISTE – SIGMS Host: Brenda Anderson, Andrea Christman, Jenifer Gossman Webinar Wikipage -Resources & more! Learn Central Page Participant Link The ISTE SIGMS leadership team will present a medley of [...]
Recent developments, the Teacher Librarian Cafe Elluminate last night, and yes, the AASL name change have my emotions so stirred I cannot think straight. Even at supper tonight my husband and I debated on who was being harder hit, the media specialists with the discovery that our President and congress see little value in our [...]
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 [...]