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SPA INFOhio - Professional Development Activity

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I was asked to post a professional development activity that I recently did with the staff from the Kenston Local Schools. I titled the session, "SPA INFOhio - For All Your Curricular Needs"! It was really a fun session to conduct and the teachers enjoyed the SPA atmosphere, comraderie and useful...
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Technology Skills and the PARCC Assessment

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Have you had a chance to look at the recently released PARCC online sample questions? I looked around at my colleagues after a recent staff meeting where these online questions had been shared. To be honest a lot of people looked overwhelmed and stressed. Sure, you already have to teach your...
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Pathways to the Common Core

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Ahhh...a summer of relaxation...in my dreams I suppose. These past couple months, I spent a couple hours once a week, discussing the Common Core State Standards with my colleagues. ICK, YUCK, NO WAY, you might say. But, thankfully I'm a librarian, and we love to learn. We make geek chic, no?...
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  Librarians know that picture books contain some amazing art and The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats is no exception. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s quote “Great art is the contempt of a great man for small art” (www.brainyquote.com) could be talking about Keat's The Snowy Day, the book which featured the first African...
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Embrace the rapid changes in eReaders and the eBooks landscape - mark your calendars for July 17 at the Holiday Inn Worthington. Registration opens May 1 for this daylong conference designed to give a well-rounded picture of the current state of Ebooks and eReaders in libraries. Program will include opportunities to...
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