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Monthly Archive for July, 2014

itslearning – Teaching Made Easier from itslearning USA on Vimeo. It’s coming as a new initiative for us. I’ve been in some trainings recently, getting acclimated to the LMS coming to my district. Do I like it over Google’s Classroom? As a recent graduate of the  Google Teacher Academy (#GTAATL) and now sporting a shiny […]

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The South Carolina Association of School Librarians is accepting proposals NOW for the 2015 Annual Conference. It already sounds EXCITING!! Just get a look at the save the date card that came in the mail. Are you dismissing it? Do you avoid conference because it’s the same old stuff each year? Well STEP into your […]

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I haven’t mentioned too much about my Google Teacher Academy experience in Atlanta this summer. I am just having difficulty putting it into words. The pictures alone still do not effectively relay my experience. Maybe it’s because I had the GCTATL event, followed by ISTE’s precon event Hack Edu. and finally the ISTE conference, so […]

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This was a repeated theme through sessions I attended and conversations I had while in Atlanta last week.  Glad I snapped this photo from the 2nd ISTE Ignite session.  I’m going to find a way to replicate this and display it in our Dorman Library. Stay tuned.  

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I attended this session at ISTE, and I cannot lie, I was floored. The session wasn’t near long enough to cover everything in it, so presenter Steve Dembo encouraged us to return and process what we could on our own time. Summertime TV is the perfect opportunity for me to do that. I say so […]

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My last morning of ISTE may very well have been my favorite. I attended the ISTE Librarian Network Breakfast Keynote featuring Jennifer Lagarde, aka Library Girl. I’ve followed her Zombie Librarian posts from her blog for a while now, but to hear the actual story and how it grew into now a keynote was well […]

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I very much enjoyed a fellow Google Certified Teacher Tinashe Blanchet’s Exhibit Hall session at the Google Booth during ISTE 2014.  Titled “7 Ways Rock Star Teachers Use Youtube!“, it allowed me to walk away rethinking my own use of Youtube. Even from the library, I should step up my presence there, and add more student […]

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