Self-advocacy and the art of tooting your own horn! 2. self-ad·vo·ca·cy: noun – the action of representing oneself or one’s views or interests. 2. toot your own horn: to point out positive truths about oneself I have heard too… Read More ›
Should school librarians prepare students for the college transition? You are probably very familiar with the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) Standards for the 21st-Century Learner published in 2009. However, unless you work at a University, you may not be familiar… Read More ›
Two Heads are Better Than One: Share the Conference Fun with an Administrator from Your School – For Free!
by Jessica Klinker, Head Librarian, Franklin Heights High School, South-Western City Schools, Columbus, Ohio Do you know that amped-up, electric feeling you get during an amazing conference, so excited to take back the tools and strategies you are learning and try them out… Read More ›
The summer is coming to an end. If you are like me, you will miss it. While I have frequently lamented the summer’s end, the beginning of the school year has always been exciting for me. It is a time… Read More ›
On my quest for successful learning commons examples, I came across an article detailing how Jason Stone and Chad Stevenson developed the middle school learning commons program at at the San Francisco Friends School (Stephenson & Stone, 2014). I was… Read More ›
Do you want to Experience Education Evolution? Making the case to attend the AASL National Conference
It means a few days away from school – and the costs of registration, travel and a hotel room can really add up – but it’s the only national conference focused solely on school libraries – and it only happens… Read More ›