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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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In Good Company!

Happy to say I’m in some very good company here with MANY friends. I’m honored to be there with my friends, especially SC friend and SCASL Board member Tamara Cox, author of the Eliterate Librarian!!  Thanks for alerting me via Twitter Tamara!  And thanksalso to  TeacherCertifiactionDegrees.com for selecting my blog in the top fifty blogs for […]

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Thursday I had the pleasure of seeing and listening to award winning and frequently challenged book author Chris Crutcher when he visited SC this week.  He was in Camden for a day or so and Columbia, SC.  I’m pretty sure it was a result of the summer challenge to Angry Management.  I’m just glad I got to meet […]

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DISCUS – South Carolina’s Virtual Library periodically evaluates the current and evolving needs of the three communities served: K-12, public libraries, and college/university libraries. The process is guided by the DISCUS Program Goals and Vision (pdf) to establish priorities for the selection of online library resources for statewide licensing. DISCUS funding has not been increased. The purpose of the evaluation is […]

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Those of you in South Carolina know the value of DISCUS and probably like me try to do all but cartwheels as we evangelize using it along with any other paid subscription services for online research with our kids.  I have used the downloadable content (logos, powerpoints, brochures and more) from our DISCUS Toolkit, but […]

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I just want to thank those in my reader for helping me make grand plans!! I’ve been really focusing on some Teen Read Week plans already (yeah, its not until October!) but I like to start the brainstorming early.  I think some of the motivation has come from book trailers being shared in my reader […]

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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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This hit my PLN recently, and I must confess it excited me too.  My initial thought was wow–something to show the uninformed!  I also celebrated that its creator is from Winthrop University (and I am a 1986 alumni), and really close to my hometown here in the great state of South Carolina Darren Draper challenged […]

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I can’t stop thinking about a blog post I read yesterday. The opening line of We all run into them now and again….  Techno-resistant librarians. I used to think such an attitude would cost them their jobs.  No more. Now I think those retro-librarians might cost ALL of us our jobs. (Jacquie Henry, LMS, Cirillo […]

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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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