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October 10, 2017

Webcast Recap: Libraries, Architects, and Artists: Getting the Facts

Written By Deborah B. Ford

On today's webcast Susan Gall and Kayleigh Hanlin talked about best practices for getting the facts and shared some of the fall forthcoming books for grades 3-12.

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August 25, 2016

Recap: Norfolk PD Event/Revitalizing Research

Written By Deborah B. Ford

I just got back from spending a morning with the media specialists in Norfolk, VA. Under the new direction of Valerie Ford, these media specialists had a very full day of professional development. I led off the morning with my keynote, Revitalizing Research in a Google-Driven World. If I could boil it down to a few pointers, this is what I would say.

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March 31, 2014

Fantasy Fiction: Classroom Ready Ideas

Written By Deborah B. Ford

Last weekend at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art NESCBWI sponsored a one day program on using children's books in the classroom. (Are you a member of your regional SCBWI? You, too, could attend programs like these in your own community.) Among the sessions was an author panel: "From Creative Process to Curriculum Connections." Teaching ideas on recent releases were presented. With kind and gracious permission, I will be posting these in the next few days. Remember that you can use the tag search to the right to locate these and related posts after they leave our home page.

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September 12, 2012

Eeny, Meeny, Miney Mo: Which Database is IT for You?

Written By Deborah B. Ford

So if there are almost two easy dozen reasons for keeping your database subscriptions, which ones are you most likely to keep? And why keep those?

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