It is with utter shock that I have read this article about Los Angeles teacher librarians essentially being put on trial to prove they are qualified as teachers. The byline from the article reads: If state education cuts are drastic, the librarians’ only chance of keeping a paycheck is to prove they’re qualified to be [...]
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Here is my copresenter Wendy Stephens’ slides for Wednesday night’s Webinar on Becoming a National Board Certified Teacher (Librarian)! She will go first: National Board Certification in Library Media View more presentations from wsstephens. Here are my slides! 1. I AM an NBCT School Librarian 2. I AM average. 3. Look at my portfolio entry [...]
Coming Monday, March 1st we have another school librarian focused (and led) webinar. A free opportunity–can’t say that for webinars released by ALA or ISTE, most of which come with a small fee, but a fee none the less. The last one featured special guest Mike Eisenberg (of Big6 fame and leadership in the field) [...]
Recent developments, the Teacher Librarian Cafe Elluminate last night, and yes, the AASL name change have my emotions so stirred I cannot think straight. Even at supper tonight my husband and I debated on who was being harder hit, the media specialists with the discovery that our President and congress see little value in our [...]
I was surprised at the news coming out at the ALA Midwinter Conference that our title was changing back to school librarian. The change has garnered some attention here, here, and here, and even wider. I should say though that my surprise was not by the title change, as much as by the manner in [...]
June 18, 2008 I am scheduled to give a half day a.m. workshop on Web 2.0 tools and I’ve been given some freedom and flexibility on what I do and how I do it. I am planning to show a few short videos, get a Twitter hello w/ advice, and Skype in a few folks. [...]
I’m still reeling with the knowledge that my wonderful advisor from the University of South Carolina, Dr. Donna Shannon, is reading my blog. This just blows me away! Look at the bottom of this email she sent me: W00T! Best of all she wants me to “virtually” join her SLIS 761 class to talk about [...]