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As most of our students know, this year our district went with a BYOD policy. BYOD, in case you’re not sure, stands for “bring your own device.” In the media center, we are trying to share APPS and websites that help students and teachers integrate more technology into the curriculum despite platform or device. Here […]

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An Advocacy Tool

I really want principals and administrators to see this. Some teachers and even librarians need it too–as a reminder or as inspiration. It would be awesome if SCASL could make one of these too.

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Yesterday I shared Poster My Wall (postermywall.com).  I have to give credit for learning about it to Jennifer Gallman, an English teacher at my school.  She just called one day and asked me to check and make sure it was an unblocked site for students, as she wanted to use it with a class.  As […]

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The South Carolina Association of School Librarians hosted a month long event for our School Library Snapshot Day. The advocacy committee worked diligently to plan the event, finally deciding that to meet the widely varying schedules of our schools, it was best to allow each school librarian the flexibility to choose a single day in […]

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Dolphin Derby Reading Day

I have to share this!!  My friend @Paula Canine from Waccamaw Elementary is the absolute BEST!  (Don’t kill me Paula!!) Read this note I and few friends received from her (pasted below.) I had used the quotes feature, but it took away from the note so I removed them. I also embellished with a few […]

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photo © 2009 Franco Bouly | more info (via: Wylio)Here is an exchange in Facebook that I engaged in tonight.  Please excuse the letters used in place of names as I want to protect the identities of those in the exchange. I did send my friend the current login and password in a private email […]

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Spicing Up in the Library!!

Some how knowing the Old Spice Guy has become an Internet sensation and a very popular ad campaign, I sort of knew it would only be a matter of time before some savvy educator created their own spin-off!! This one is great!!

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Meet My Award Winning Reader!

(Note to Bobby Newman of from Libraries and Transliteracy: Sorry, I shamelessly copied some of your post!!) Salem Press recently announced the winners of it’s Library Blog Awards and we were excited to learn that this blog, Libraries and Transliteracy was first place in the General Blogs category. First, second and third place awards were […]

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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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How many students lose?

Just read a tweet attributed to  Joyce Valenza showing a Google Map of all the places where school librarians have been eliminated (though I could not track that tweet down so here is the one I saw). How very depressing!  But instead of thinking “how many jobs cut” all I can think is “how many […]

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