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I have created a webquest for upper elementary-middle school classes called "Meet the Candidates." This is an award-winning project, updated for the 2008 election, with web 2.0 tools incorporated. The project is available at:

Your students will learn about candidates and elections as they participate in this timely project by working in teams to… Continue

Added by karenklieg on August 25, 2008 at 5:39am — No Comments

Welcome Our New Library Media Specialists to Teacher-Librarian!

Hey Everyone,
Nine amazing library media specialist graduate students have just joined the ning. Welcome them, please, and give them some pearls of wisdom!! Invite them to be your friends! You will see who they are by looking at my friends.

Added by karenklieg on July 9, 2008 at 10:24am — 2 Comments

Welcome School Library and Web 2.0 Grad Students!

Welcome to TeacherLibrarianNing, one of your most valuable networking resources. Use this ning to learn, to ask questions, and to make new librarian friends from all over!! Put a badge on your blog; invite friends to join, and add me to your friend list!

Added by karenklieg on July 1, 2008 at 6:44am — 21 Comments

Poem in Your Pocket Day-Looking for Virtual Participants-April 17

April 17th is POEM IN YOUR POCKET DAY. The idea is simple: have your students select a poem they love during National Poetry Month then carry it with them to share with other students on April 17.

We are looking for elementary classrooms to SKYPE with our school for our Poem in Your Pocket Day event! We are hoping that other schools will videoconference with us throughout the day to share poetry via skype! Interested in joining us? Leave a… Continue

Added by karenklieg on April 5, 2008 at 5:18am — 3 Comments

MidLink Magazine Seeking New Teacher/Editor

MidLink Magazine, is looking for a new teacher/editor to join us! I have been an editor for 7 years and the experience has been so valuable! Our chief editor is Brenda Dyck, an amazing innovative educator from Canada who writes for Education World and who is the recipient of several major awards. New MidLink Editor will be added to the existing team of editors this spring. This is our call for submissions of applications which are due by… Continue

Added by karenklieg on February 14, 2008 at 6:12am — No Comments

Boy, I've Been Busy!

Elementary School Teacher-Librarians-

If you are looking for information literacy/technology literacy integrated reserch projects to do with your 4th-6th grade classes, please look at the projects I have posted, ready to

begin the first week of October. I just finished editing them, and they

are ready for registration. Any teacher-librarian wanting to get involved with their classroom teachers in any…

Added by karenklieg on September 15, 2007 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Join this project!

Project Name: On the Trail of the First People


Description: On the Trail of the First People is an online, collaborative standards-based social studies unit that seeks to incorporate…


Added by karenklieg on August 19, 2007 at 9:11am — 1 Comment

MidLink Magazine Call for Participation!

You are cordially invited to explore the July-December issue of MidLink Magazine the award-winning magazine for students ages 8 - 18. If you're looking for ideas for your upcoming year, you’ve come to the right place! Please email the teacher/editors of the projects below you would like to participate in with your students! You

and your students are sure to get inspired by the…


Added by karenklieg on July 23, 2007 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Any Takers?

Anyone interested in participating in a place-based storytelling

project I am creating? This will be a research project for a fourth

grade class studying Native Americans. My class will be focusing on New

York State tribes; I am looking for other classes from the original

colonies area. The project will incorporate:

  • research about the tribes
  • podcasting
  • locating and placing each tribe on an interactive Google map, with links back to podcasts and…

Added by karenklieg on July 19, 2007 at 6:43am — 4 Comments

Scheduling in My Library

I am putting together a proposal for my superintendent on what a 21st century elementary school library should 'look' like in a school of 600 students. My main concern is that I have so many classes, many of which are preps, that there is no time for teacher/librarian collaboration in my 1-3 classes. Presently, I am a 30-min. prep for grades 1&2, half the year (not changeable); a 40 min. weekly prep for grade 3,and not a prep for kindergarten.

I am OK with my 4th & 5th grade… Continue

Added by karenklieg on July 17, 2007 at 7:49am — 3 Comments

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