Librarians in the Denver Public Schools regularly review some of the greatest new titles for students. The latest copy of thier newsletter, The Review Crew is attached below. Back issues of the newsletter are available at: http://bit.ly/1047IZG…Continue
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Deciding which mobile devices to use is always a challenge. This guide from edutopia might be useful in your work.
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Interesting article on the future of the Internet; Americans, as Secretary Clinton says, continue to defend the right of all to access information on the Internet, but this is not the position in many countries in the world. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/the-new-cold-war-is-an-information-war/article4496148/
What do you think is the future…Continue
Added by David Sanger on September 2, 2012 at 9:06pm — No Comments
School Library MA students:
The online course INTE 5990 ST: Promoting Literature through the School Library should be taken this summer if you’ve already had LCRT 5790: Children’s Lit or LCRT 5201: Young Adult Lit. INTE 5990 thus replaces the second literacy course in your plan of study. You can find registration information for this course here <…
Added by Laura Summers on March 30, 2012 at 8:24am — No Comments
I did my field experience at Weikel Elementary in District 8 Fountain Ft. Carson in Colorado Springs, CO.
Weikel is located on Ft. Carson Army Base. The school was opened in Fall 2010. It is a beautiful two-story building
with a spectacular library that is located in the center of the school.
What did I like about my experience? The best thing about it was working with Angie Vialpando. She is so excited and passionate about her job.
I also enjoyed…
Added by Kristi McWilliams on December 22, 2011 at 1:24pm — No Comments
I completed my elementary field experience in two parts. One part was at Keller Elementary in Colorado Springs, CO with librarian Tim Adkison and another part took place at Zarrow International School in Tulsa, OK with librarian Earon Cunningham.
What in particular did you like?
I really enjoyed seeing two very unique libraries in two different states! Both librarians were extremely welcoming and knowledgeable, and I learned so much about the day-to-day…
Added by Mollie Goings on December 10, 2011 at 2:28pm — No Comments
I was lucky enough to spend my 80 hours observing Mrs. Wilson, the teacher librarian at Antelope Ridge Elementary School in the Cherry Creek School District in Aurora, Colorado. I broke up my time between the summer and the beginning of the traditional school year since Antelope Ridge is a year round school.
What in particular did you like?
I really benefited from the conversations that I was able to have with my TL. During plan time we had amazing…Continue
Added by Emily Hungerford on September 29, 2011 at 6:04pm — No Comments
What in particular did you like?
Nancy is a treasure trove of information, ideas, and experience. She runs a thoroughly modern, collaborative library program that is completely wired, and designed to align with curriculum and standards from start to end. She uses technology in innovative ways, and seamlessly integrates it into instruction. She is also passionate about books and…Continue
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By Instructors: Mary Beth Bazzanella , Julie Starling
Take some time looking at this Wiki, there is a ton of information about 21st century teaching and learning. Be sure to check out all the links on the left hand side.
Time to explore some more tools available to us with just a click of the mouse:…
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What is RSS? By Instructors: Mary Beth Bazzanella , Julie Starling
It sounds like a strange disease, but it is actually a very useful tool to help keep one organized and aware of updated news, blogs and other applications that you may spend time searching one by one. As you build your Personal Leaning…
Added by Megan Gilbert on July 15, 2011 at 4:43pm — No Comments
WIKIS--Instructors: Mary Beth Bazzanella , Julie Starling
A simple definition of a wiki is a website that allows collaborative editing of its content and structure by its users. Probably one of the most well known wikis is wikipedia. For a simple visual explanation of wikis, please watch this Commoncraft…Continue
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These all allow me to use comics strips.
Write text, create…Continue
Added by Megan Gilbert on July 15, 2011 at 4:28pm — No Comments
Working with Brad Legg at Frontier Valley elementary school was a great experience. Brad works hard to maintain a quality library collection as well as collaborate with the classroom teachers on technology related activities.
The most valuable aspect to this field placement was the opportunity to use Mac computers and learn some of the software on the computers that is district supported. Although the schools that I will be at next year are “PC schools” it will be very…Continue
Added by Lindsay Garlow on June 29, 2011 at 4:25pm — No Comments
If you haven't read this, do! What great energy! Who are other teacher-librarians that inspire you?
Added by Laura Summers on June 16, 2011 at 6:58am — No Comments
Our district has a middle level (6-8) certified library position available. We are currently looking for qualified candidates to interview. Your program was recommended to us by others in our district who went through it.
If you know of someone who is interested, please have them make application via our online system, which can be located in the H.R. section of our website (wsd3.org). There are also links to our schools and information about our district that can be found…Continue
Added by Laura Summers on June 13, 2011 at 8:29am — No Comments
Lookout Mountain Academy at the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center in Golden, CO is seeking a Language Arts Teacher/Teacher-Librarian with a passion for serving at-risk youth!
- Must have valid Colorado Teaching License with appropriate endorsements that allow teaching secondary Language Arts.
- Willingness to be a member of the Rite of Passage team supporting the educational goals and objectives of Lookout Academy
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