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So this article has been making its rounds today.  It’s generating a lot of traction in my area that includes some panicked school librarians. Can you hear them screaming, “The sky is falling, the sky is falling!”? Click here to see the pic if it is not pictured below. As expected many are knee jerking […]

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The Read, Write, Web site announced the demise of the Flip camera and its software yesterday. I heard about it from several sources, particularly in my reader and via Twitter yesterday.  My friend John Woodring blogged about it today as well. Point, Shoot, Record, Edit And let’s face it, we like them because they are […]

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We head out to spring break for a week starting Friday afternoon.  We return Monday, April 4th.  So at this time the library staff is brainstorming and planning how to celebrate National Poetry Month and of course National Library Week. Is it evil or teacher librarian-sacrilegious to think the timing of spring break is throwing […]

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JFK got it — do you?

photo © 2009 Blatant News | more info (via: Wylio)(From CBS) This week marks a bittersweet anniversary: It was 50 years ago, on a cold and snow-covered day in Washington, D.C., that a relatively young and untried man stepped forward at noontime to take the Presidential Oath of Office. But for many of us of […]

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photo © 2006 Tod Baker | more info (via: Wylio)There is another webinar playground  for Opal (the webinar service SCASL is providing) tonight at 7PM. There was one Monday afternoon this week at 4:00PM that was attended by very few–me included.  I could not get in because I use a Mac computer.  But my friend […]

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Sun(ny) Research

Since the hour was pushed back, we have a new problem fourth block in the library.  Cathedral ceilings that include glass panes provide a beautiful view of Carolina blue skies, but now that sunset is earlier, the bright afternoon sun shining through those high western windows wreaks havoc with the monitors on the eastern side […]

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Reading 2.0

Lol cruising through my reader and then tweets this morning I ran across this–actually in both places. What a pleasant surprise to see my school represented! It comes from one of  Joyce Valenza’s recent Pennsylvania School Library Association presentations–this one titled Reading 2.0. Cool.  Often I forget about some of these tools. We just can’t […]

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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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