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A Response To A TIME Magazine Article On SCHOOLS by Ann Bell

"How to Bring Our Schools Out of the 20th Century" by Claudia Wallis, Sonja Steptoe By Library Media Specialist, Ann Bell To be able to move our students out of the 20th century, we need to have the students first master the personal skills of previous centuries — moral values, respect, human dignity, and a [...]

A Response To A TIME Magazine Article On SCHOOLS by Ann Bell

"How to Bring Our Schools Out of the 20th Century" by Claudia Wallis, Sonja Steptoe By Library Media Specialist, Ann Bell To be able to move our students out of the 20th century, we need to have the students first master the personal skills of previous centuries — moral values, respect, human dignity, and a [...]

Celebrating The Dream

(Photo courtesy of The King Center) I HAVE A DREAMDear Readers,Please share how you, your library or school are celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Day. Or, please share what your Dream is for 2007. Here's a blogger's dream from last year: My Dream for 2006… I have a dream that techies, librarians and teachers will one day see eye-to-eye, join hand-in-hand and bridge the [...]

Celebrating The Dream

(Photo courtesy of The King Center) I HAVE A DREAMDear Readers,Please share how you, your library or school are celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Day. Or, please share what your Dream is for 2007. Here's a blogger's dream from last year: My Dream for 2006… I have a dream that techies, librarians and teachers will one day see eye-to-eye, join hand-in-hand and bridge the [...]

It’s All In The Translation

HERE'S a handy tool over at Dictionary.com. You can translate dozens of languages instantaneously. -Amy Bowllan

It’s All In The Translation

HERE'S a handy tool over at Dictionary.com. You can translate dozens of languages instantaneously. -Amy Bowllan

Who Said Penguins Aren’t Cool?

(webquest was Designed by Amanda Gillespie) I had the ABSOLUTE pleasure yesterday of participating in a librarian directed, Penguins Are Cool webquest, with 16 first graders. The teacher broke the class into teams of 3; and she, the librarian and myself walked the students through the quest which was quite enjoying. BTW…we used one laptop per group. Then, the [...]

Who Said Penguins Aren’t Cool?

(webquest was Designed by Amanda Gillespie) I had the ABSOLUTE pleasure yesterday of participating in a librarian directed, Penguins Are Cool webquest, with 16 first graders. The teacher broke the class into teams of 3; and she, the librarian and myself walked the students through the quest which was quite enjoying. BTW…we used one laptop per group. Then, the [...]

Changing The Stereotype

Okay, Okay…It's not  prime time material, but here's some levity for your Tuesday….Meet, "Conan The Librarian." Although, you better know the Dewey System first. Levity is a good thing…pass it on. -Amy Bowllan

Changing The Stereotype

Okay, Okay…It's not  prime time material, but here's some levity for your Tuesday….Meet, "Conan The Librarian." Although, you better know the Dewey System first. Levity is a good thing…pass it on. -Amy Bowllan