Isn't that what we seek from a co-worker, boss, friend or even a fellow conference attendee? Open to new ideas, leaning forward, exploring the edges, impatient with the status quo... In a hurry to make something worth making.
Library people are all this! --> Open, Generous & Connected Seth's Blog | via @SEMSLibraryLady #TLChat
Peter Gutierrez: "As a reference work on media/transmedia, both aesthetically and historically, as a how-to for student media-makers, or simply on the professional development shelf, so that teachers and librarians can mine it for ideas, [Tyler Weaver’s book is] a text that can fill many needs at once. I was delighted, then, when the author agreed to talk to me about this fascinating topic" …
Technology can actually make it easier to connect library patrons with an actual person.
"A good librarian, unlike the monetizing formulas employed by Google or Amazon or Facebook, is not only capable of independent thought, he or she is also committed to nurturing critical thinking in others"
Yesterday two blog posts were making the round came to my attention. The first I saw was by Andromeda Yelton, which is a response to Julie.
Again, I gotta say – Amen, sistah!
Strong voices of all sexes, lib professions (academic, public, or school library) if you have a passion and a voice put in the time & share it.
I also would suggest applying to present at local Library or ISTE affiliate conferences. I did that for 10 years before I dared to go to the “Big Show” of a national venue or before I was asked to keynote or speak! Cheers!
My name is Doug Saunders. I am an ITRT for Henrico County Public Schools. I created this site in order to provide information and resources to teachers at L. Douglas Wilder Middle School located in Richmond, Virginia.