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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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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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He just ran with it!

Last week I posted a comment on Doug Johnson’s blog about filtering, yes that necessary filter educators reckon with daily.  Yes, I compared the weirdness that ALA would sponsor rebels with a Banned Book Campaign Annually but have not even remotely addressed our 21st century censorship issue–that of filtering. My comment even somewhat dared him, […]

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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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When I was on the Edublogs platform, and because I did not pay for the service but instead used the free platform (which I still say is GREAT), I needed to use FeedBurner to track blog statistics. I did not realize however that by steering my readers toward the feedburner subscription, I was practically eliminating […]

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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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Survey says…results shared

My survey on K12 Filtering is done for now. I probably should re do it in September, when school is back in, and things have settled down (since many SC Schools go back mid-August). I don’t know if I will though, as I feel I got good a fair representation with the 55 responses. That […]

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