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weeding of old, bound periodicals
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Pamela Jackson Nov 28, 2009.

Voicethread-Is anyone else using it?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan Geiger May 6, 2008.

 

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Mike McQueen left a comment for Carolyn Brook
"Greetings Carolyn, 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…"
Feb 2, 2012
Zaiga Alksnitis replied to Carolyn Brook's discussion Collaboration Ideas in the group High School TeacherLibrarians
"I collaborated with an art teacher on a project that was based on the NYPL's Design By The Book project. NYC artists gave the NYPL librarians ideas about what their art projects wanted to explore, and the librarians provided books to help…"
Mar 29, 2011
Kathleen Johnson replied to Carolyn Brook's discussion Collaboration Ideas in the group High School TeacherLibrarians
"I make LibGuides pathfinders (see example link below) and I promote teacher guest posts on my library blog.  I am moving towards videotaping more student performances to stream off my wordpress blog. I also hope to be able to administer or help…"
Jan 28, 2011
Carolyn Brook added a discussion to the group High School TeacherLibrarians
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Collaboration Ideas

I'd like to start a discussion about how different librarians are collaborating with classroom teachers.  I'd like to hear about success stories, problems, etc. I'm also interested in finding out about schools that have officially adopted some kind of information literacy/school library media/guided inquiry program and how that came to be. 
Jan 28, 2011
Carolyn Brook might attend Joyce Valenza's event
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On web presence: A TL Cafe event at http://www.learncentral.org/vroom/enter/5553

March 1, 2010 from 8pm to 9pm
Buffy Hamilton, Carolyn Foote, Barb Jansen, and Christina Bentheim discuss school library web presence. Joyce and Gwyneth host and facilitate8 PM Eastern time, 5 PM PacificTime zone converter: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.htmlSee More
Feb 25, 2010
Carolyn Brook joined abeaman's group
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YA Lit in School Libraries

A forum for discussing best practices using and promoting YA lit with teens in a school library setting. What are you buying? What's hot and what's not? How do we help make kids life long readers?See More
Feb 1, 2010
Pamela Jackson replied to Carolyn Brook's discussion weeding of old, bound periodicals
"I am a K-5 school. I send an email to Art, ESL, Literacy, and classroom teachers. They use the artwork for literacy. I recycle the rest."
Nov 28, 2009
Carolyn Brook replied to Carolyn Brook's discussion weeding of old, bound periodicals
"Thanks for responding so quickly. That's a good idea."
Nov 17, 2009

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Hometown:
New Baltimore, NY
What is the name of your school?
High School Library Media Specialist at Coxsackie-Athens High School in Coxsackie, NY in Greene County.

The link is to the district page-my page may be changing-but for now click on high school and then library.
School or professional website:
http://www.coxsackie-athens.org

Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 1:43pm on March 8, 2008, Ann Gainer said…
Hi Carolyn,
I am so happy we both came to this meeting in R'vlle.
Let's keep in touch.
Ann
At 1:48am on March 10, 2008, Naveed Ahmad said…
Welcome on joining the group!!
At 8:44am on May 27, 2009, Mike McQueen said…
Hi Carolyn,
I'm a teacher librarian & recently started a community based blog for getting boys to read - http://GettingBoysToRead.com. Please send me a friend request if you'd like to network, share ideas, and learn more about getting boys to read.

Sincerely,
Mike McQueen

LET'S NETWORK HERE TOO (request me as a friend):
My FACEBOOK Profile
My TWITTER Profile
At 3:37am on February 2, 2012, Mike McQueen said…

Greetings Carolyn,

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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