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May 2008 Blog Posts (4)

Librarians Involved In Engaging Parents?

I'm working on a project related to parent participation in elementary, middle, or high schools, and am interested in learning about any examples of school librarians in particular working with parents and families.

Does anyone have any knowledge of particularly successful efforts, or suggestions on other vehicles besides this Ning network I can use to find out?


Added by Larry Ferlazzo on May 30, 2008 at 8:02am — 2 Comments

Learning the Ropes of Blogging

If anyone is experiencing the same butterflies about blogging as I am I may have found a few sites that might be helpful. I really haven't had time to fully explore them; however, they looked intresting so I wanted to share.


Edutopia, sponsored by the George Lucas Educational Foundation, is the online companion to the Edutopia magazine. The site provides an “in-depth and interactive resource, with practical, hands-on advice, real-world examples, lively contributions from… Continue

Added by Connie Lee Awad on May 30, 2008 at 1:12am — No Comments

End of another year...

I'm just not yet into the habit of blogging. I tend to "talk" more in person and believe me I have lots to say.

This year I enjoyed the company of a new 1/2 library assistant (first time ever at my school) as well as the invaluable services of a 1/2 to full-time volunteer. It was like the library had a STAFF of 3 people.

We enjoyed greatly increased and enhanced library programming. I think our best efforts were in the PR realm. We made displays, showcased books for… Continue

Added by Lisa Hunt on May 28, 2008 at 8:19am — No Comments

Pass the word? Help make it a 6-traits online summer!

register now for Teaching and assessing writing with the 6-traits

Please forward this announcement to teachers in your district.

This summer teachers from around the nation and the world will join online to exchange ideas and share best practices. The conversations are rich. The community is real. If you've never taken an online class before... this is the one to start with!

Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6 Traits

EDUC 744 920 Elementary (Gr. K-4) - 3 gr. cr.… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on May 20, 2008 at 11:45am — No Comments

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