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Say it with me people: school libraries are not just about checking out books and accessing databases.
Libraries: Invest in your staff, your people-- they are the greatest resource you have in elevating your service to the community.
Librarianship: less "look at us!", less drinking of the Kool-Aid. More evidence based practice, more discernment. PLEASE.
For those who have lost a mother and those who will "The Unmothered." http://m.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2014/05/the-unmothered.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter … Thank you @robinhosemann
It really doesn't matter what the rest of the world thinks of your library. What about your community? And not just the affluent...
Advances in Citation Management Technologies: How Do They Shape Inquiry and Literacies? | The Unquiet Librarian http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/2014/03/04/advances-in-citation-management-technologies-how-do-they-shape-inquiry-and-literacies/ …
As a school librarian, I am beyond troubled by so much in this article: http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/66919-philly-starts-handing-out-library-cards-to-students-who-didnt-request-them?linktype=dst_share …
America's 10 Most Unique Libraries (PHOTOS) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/01/library-photos_n_5545321.html?utm_hp_ref=books …
I am thankful for my 90 year old neighbor Mrs. Jo who somehow knew I needed a pick me up phone call this evening.
Enjoyed a few giggles as we laughed and sang a few lines of the Sonny and Cher classic, a song I would not expect from her, lol.
MakerBot Comes To Select Home Depot Stores http://techcrunch.com/2014/07/14/makerbot-comes-to-select-home-depot-stores/?ncid=twittersocialshare … via @techcrunch
The last time I checked, literacy is more than just reading. I continue to be baffled by summer library programs fixated on just reading.
And to be mindful that practices that empower some will have the very opposite effect on others. 2/2
Writing in Libraries: Processes and Pathways to Inquiry and Learning | DMLcentral http://dmlcentral.net/blog/buffy-hamilton/writing-libraries-processes-and-pathways-inquiry-learning … via @buffyjhamilton @skm428
Theory of Knowledge, Social Media and Connected Learning in High School http://dmlcentral.net/blog/howard-rheingold/theory-knowledge-social-media-and-connected-learning-high-school … from @hrheingold via @dmlresearchhub
Even sadder? Library admin who do not know the first damn thing about any kind of literacy making decisions that perpetuate inequity.
Librarian and teacher who loves learning, critical literacy, stories, music, dogs, poetry, participatory learning; 2011 LJ Mover and Shaker.
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