I love how Christmas break frees up time and really allows me to throughly read through my feeds. I can take the time to think through the posts, reflect, ask myself questions, develop action plans, and apply what I am learning to my own teaching and learning context. Many times I leave my reader knowing I [...]
Tag Archive 'k12education'
Today my colibrarian and I lead a staff development each block for any interested teachers. We have been doing this since October, and we call the opportunities “One Tool at a Time.” Yes, I swiped borrowed the name from the ISTE SIGMS webinar series called “One Tool at a Time.” When I send out emails [...]
This week a little has trickled out regarding proposed budget cuts, and it seems anything related to public schools in SC is high on the chopping blocks (of course minus any initiatives that support school choice, a separate agenda by our politicians.) It has become PAINFULLY obvious that our new governor Nikki Haley and our [...]
Posted in South Carolina on Dec 30th, 2009
In creating my “end of the year review” post a few days ago, I was reminded that I had not yet processed all my notes from the conferences I’d participated in. One in particular that gave me pause while reviewing the information left me with a nagging question. Martha Alewine’s session was rich with information [...]
Librarians are constantly being advised when to contact congress and politicians. Most library organizations have a committee that researches legislative actions and spends time educating the members on issues that directly affect us. SCASL’s legislative committee is quite effective in alerting us to issues we should respond to, often spelling out who to contact and [...]