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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This has been a reoccurring question lately in the library, and there is no shortage of dystopian novels to read. After reading other library related blogs suggesting titles, and factoring recent ones I had read too, I decided to create a display for our students that could help them select another read as enjoyable as […]
So I’m working on some signs to put around school, and here is sign numero uno.
After sharing with our teachers about Pinterest recently at school, I’ve been sending pics of artwork I come across to my art teacher via Pinterest. (Check out Diane Cordell’s pin board on this topic.) Annually we weed books to make room on our crowded shelves and get rid of old, ugly, outdated books. Some fo […]
I know after my last post some wanted to know how our virtual book club went. I must say while some in the group experienced serious technical glitches, we seemed to have very few. We could hear and we could see. There were times where feedback from some of the groups was a problem–not sure […]
Barring any snafus tomorrow 6PM-ish (ET) I have a group of 8 students signed up for our first participation into the SWVBC (somewhat virtual book club.) We are connecting with seven other schools from all over the US via Skype. I use Skype at home, but at school, with our filter and firewall and who […]
I am somewhat depressed today as I have been number crunching this weekend. It is time for my monthly library report, so this month I thought I’d include statistics from our state book award program. Votes were cast at my school Feb 28-29, and all votes in the state had to be submitted via Survey […]
Recently I submitted an requisition to order five iPads to be used in our library. Now mind you I’ve had serious reservations about the use or usefulness of an iPad in a school setting at all if they were not going to be implemented as a one-to-one program. In my mind, the device is meant to be […]