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Remodeling the library
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HiI am looking for ideas to use in remodeling or at least modernising my school library. Does anyone have any great ideas - we have a limited budget - or places for me to go and look at what others…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Isobel Sobey Nov 17, 2010.

 

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I am library teacher in a small school on the east coast of South africa. I am doing a computer super users course which requires us to join a forum and I have decided to join one that will inform my job.
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http://www.mgps.org.za

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At 3:56am on January 25, 2012, Mike McQueen said…

Greetings Isobel,

I'm Mike McQueen, teacher librarian and founder of http://www.GettingBoysToRead.com. Like many school districts, we are in a financial crises. Our school board recently proposed to eliminate ALL 20+ middle school teacher librarians and also cut all 90+ elementary schools to half time. Since we are the biggest district in all of Colorado, we worry this will cause other districts to follow suit. We launched an online movement and are going to do our best to put up a good fight. If possible, please visit our Facebook page and "Like" us http://www.facebook.com/SupportSchoolLibraries . Adding a positive comment and sharing with your friends would help our morale as well. The board finalizes the budget soon so your timely support would be greatly appreciated!

Sincerely,

Mike McQueen

Teacher Librarian at McLain HS

Lakewood, CO

At 12:13pm on October 10, 2010, Barb Odanaka said…
We just watched the 1995 film "Cry, the Beloved Country" last night. Wondering how "true" it feels to South Africans?
At 11:58am on October 10, 2010, Cathy Nelson said…
Welcome! I hope you find the TL Ning a fantastic space for learning from peers.
 
 
 

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