While The Cube remains a place for students, adults enjoy working in this energizing space as well. Some ways teachers use The Cube: DPM-East staff meetings are held before school Visitors from other...
“Who do you look up to as a leader, and why?” Senga shares: It compelled me to really think about the attributes of a great leader and clarified my thinking around why certain names came to mind first. My own personal list of people I look to in my professional life for inspiration, superb ideas and sound reasoning is extensive, but I thought I would share just a few who have been consistently influential.
At one time not so long ago, literacy was defined as the ability to read and write and the school library was a place where students came to check our books to read or to find information in reference books.
"As educators, we constantly strive to prepare our students for the ‘real world’ that exists around them. We teach them how to read, write, and calculate. Then, of course, there are the less tangible skills we teach; such as how to work in a team, think critically, and be curious about the things they encounter each day.
We want to prepare them to lead productive and successful lives once they leave us and enter into the realm of adulthood. But what lies ahead for our students in the future? Did educators of twenty years ago know that so much of our world would be based on computers and technology now? Could they have known what skills would be needed in the job market today?"
"Your digital identity is probably the first thing your prospective job recruiter will check about you. The impression this virtual identity makes is lasting and can be decisive as to the fate of the job you are seeking."
Puzzles offer good solid fun, fellowship, and problem solving in a school library. This puzzle has been put together twice...not a piece missing! Great teamwork in this high school library! There was a feeling of success when it was done!
Library Journal Mobile Mini Libraries Pepper SXSW Library Journal Last year, librarians Cindy Fisher and Andrea Davis (a 2012 LJ Mover & Shaker) raised the profile of the Libraries Archives and Museums (LAM) group at SXSW by organizing a...
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