Looking Back @ Social Media & Cloud Computing

Social media is a popular topic right now and there are so many ways it can be used in education: As part of a teacher’s or librarian’s Professional Learning Network (PLN) To inform parents and the community about school-related events … Continue reading

Looking @ TPT vs OER and Problem-Solving

Educators are sharers, and School Librarians are super-sharers as evidenced by the 11,000+ members of LM_NET listserv! Through my 13+ years as a Middle School Librarian I’ve created documents for Library Lessons through online service providers and freely offer these links, as … Continue reading

Looking Back @ Pop Culture in the Library

Educators are encouraged to ‘bring popular culture into the classroom in meaningful ways’ so we can ‘engage students and build relationships’. For many this means chatting with students about popular music, movies or TV shows; to others it means using … Continue reading

Looking Back @ Reasons Every School Needs a Real Librarian

Despite overwhelming evidence that school librarians positively impact student success, fewer schools than ever have them. Recent articles have revealed: Less than 50% of New York City public schools have librarians. Less than 40% of Chicago Public Schools have librarians; only 32% … Continue reading