Books, Collection Development, Links, Pedagogy, School Libraries, Student stuff, Techno Geekiness, Work Stuff

Minor Musings

As promised, here are more of those links I've collected.  Helpful tip: if you're saving things as Twitter bookmarks, you can access them on your laptop by changing from twitter.com to m.twitter.com. Books, Reading, etc. Things to be aware of when you suggest students (or friends, colleagues, etc.) search Google Books for a phrase. DPLA's… Continue reading Minor Musings

Books, Collection Development, Links, Pedagogy, School Libraries, Student stuff, Techno Geekiness, Work Stuff

Minor Musings

The past couple of months have been filled with work stuff and some interesting (read: thought provoking) professional development.  As I digest all of that and distill into posts, here's a round-up of other things catching my eye. Books, Reading, etc. As we teach/talk about diversity, maybe Shakespeare teachers should talk about his views of… Continue reading Minor Musings

Conferences, Pedagogy, School Libraries, Student stuff, Techno Geekiness, Work Stuff

Help Yourself – personalized learning at #alaac15

(another program that will be posted online - check here) Many schools and libraries are starting to embrace personalized learning, blended learning, the flipped classroom or whatever new buzzword appears.  At the Online School for Girls, they're talking about "competency-based instruction" that puts learners at the center, meeting their needs and goals (in other words,… Continue reading Help Yourself – personalized learning at #alaac15

Musings, Pedagogy, Student stuff

Student Choice

In independent schools we talk about students and education, about how our mission (overall, not just the specific school mission) is all student-centered.  We also talk about being college preparatory, trying to ensure our students will succeed (not just succeed, but excel) in their next academic experience. So when I see schools issue technology mandates… Continue reading Student Choice

Books, Pedagogy, Privacy, School Libraries, Techno Geekiness, Work Stuff

Minor Musings

(more from the vault - next month, fresher stuff!) Books, Reading, Etc. New fodder for the annual "Read A Good Movie" display - hoping to also plan some great book-to-movie discussions. Great collection of booky news on Book Riot. Share these book related tumblrs with your students (maybe they'll get inspired) Working in a high… Continue reading Minor Musings