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  • 05.11.2015

    Those That Entered Won!

    South Carolina native Stephen Colbert is giving back to his state in an amazing way. The new Late Show host announced on Thursday that he will fund every grant request South Carolina public school teachers have placed on crowdfunding website DonorsChoose.org, USA Today reports.

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  • 05.08.2015

    Play and Learn: It's All Good

    At the end of a long day of professional development, a person can feel any number of things: affirmation, inspiration, or even saturation. Having been on the other side, I take that into account when I plan an agenda. This week I was fortunate to work with the librarians in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Their free PD was the result of an "enter to win" by middle school librarian, Linda Raybould. What did they win?

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  • 04.30.2015

    An Open Letter to President Obama

    Yesterday morning President Obama sent a letter to the White House email list which you can read on The White House Blog, highlighting the importance of having good teachers, books, and learning resources. Today he spoke at a library about the power of reading. The following is my response to his request that we add our voices to the conversation:

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  • 04.30.2015

    Tech Thursday: Technology Workshop Makeover

    Nothing changes faster than technology. Every time I teach a tech workshop, it's different. What about you? If you only had one hour to teach how you're using technology in the library, what would you cover? Tweet out your answer @JrLibraryGuild #librarytech. I'll post the results.

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