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School has resumed, and quite frankly I’ve been a BUSY GIRL!!  I’ve had many personal life changes, and throw in the mix an addition to my professional responsibilities, and that makes for a little chaos in my life right now.  Finally though things are beginning to settle down. I’m going to use this space to […]

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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 […]

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This post was born of an idea I am tossing to my admin.  No rest for the weary. Educators everywhere in the south are preparing for the return to school, and generally that means a little professional development.  Too bad one size does not fit all in this case most of the time.  So I am pitching an idea […]

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Creating a Community of Technology Learners in Your School or District January 3 – 8pm EST Guests: Lisa Perez, Laurie Conzemius, Shelee King George of ISTE – SIGMS Host: Brenda Anderson, Andrea Christman, Jenifer Gossman Webinar Wikipage -Resources & more! Learn Central Page Participant Link The ISTE SIGMS leadership team will present a medley of […]

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The South Carolina Association of School Librarians has been having an at times heated debate over a reminder posted on our archaic listserv about the cutting of librarians from schools all over the United States (and even wider).  Since I am so wordy, I decided to use my blog for a response–my “professional thoughts” so […]

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K12 Online 10 Flyer

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From Zen to KMN to Interact

Yesterday I had the honor of giving a keynote presentation at the Minnesota Educational Media Association’s final day of their annual conference.  What a joyful experience.  When I was asked I did not know for sure how I would approach it.  I pondered my current status as a media specialist school librarian and where my […]

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Southern belles take Minnesota

This weekend (well actually Thursday through Saturday) I attended the Minnesota Educational Media Association’s annual conference, and was slated for a Saturday morning keynote.  The best part of this surprise invitation is that my Saturday keynote would follow the true Georgian Peach, Buffy Hamilton, who opened the conference Friday with a keynote.  That’s right, two […]

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Recently I received a request first via Twitter to participate in a professional development session for some librarians in Cincinnati, OH. My task is to answer a few questions, and leave myself open for a Q & A session afterwards, and that it shouldn’t take more than a half hour! Little did I realize until […]

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The last few days I have been sitting through sessions at the SCETV Technology 3-day Workshops.  I submitted a proposal to present, mainly to have an authentic opportunity to “practice” a planned presentation for early October.  (Selfish I know.)  I also co-presented with Fran Bullington and Heather Loy doing the session we did at the […]

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