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Kindles in the library
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My administration (School Board office) has ordered and delivered 8 Paperwhite Kindles to me for the library. I am an elementary librarian with scheduled 50-55 minute classes. I am required to teach…Continue

Tags: e-readers, Kindles

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pat Rideout Jan 27, 2016.

Creativity

I am taking a technology integration class and was curious about what type of computer programs or web based programs that you use for stimulating creativity in elementary students.

Started Sep 22, 2011

Teaching Computer skills in the library
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I am taking on the additional role of technology teacher since we do not have one in our K-5 school and I am frustrated with trying to infuse technology in my lesson only to find out that my students…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tina M. Glatz Sep 24, 2011.

 

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I am a library media specialist in a PreK-5 school with about 700 students. I love teaching and learning, cooking, gardening, computers, my husband and 2 dogs (not necessarily in that order). I am a huge Virginia Tech fan although I did not go to school there.

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At 4:26am on January 24, 2012, Mike McQueen said…

Greetings Pat,

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

 
 
 

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