Monthly Archives: September 2014

TTK: Computational Thinking

Librarians, Check out Annie Murphy Paul’s post about COMPUTATIONAL THINKING.  It’s got some terrific insights. We spend a lot of time trying to make computers think like humans, but as Annie Murphy Paul suggests, it’s also important for us to

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Overwhelmed? Join the crowd!

It’s the weekend as I write this.  If you are like so many others, you are cramming in a week of errands and household tasks into two short days.  And when you go back to work on Monday, you begin

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TTK: Things To Know

Yes, this is a new feature on THE SCHOOL LIBRARIAN’S WORKSHOP page.  We want you to stay informed of interesting articles around the web, so if you see a post with the TTK opening…  it’s a quick post with a

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Do You Watch Your Words?

As a writer of books for school librarians (and School Librarian’s Workshop) as well as being the author of Woven through Time, a YA fantasy, I am well aware of the importance of choosing the right words to convey my

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Time Management – Is It Possible?

A t-shirt slogan reads, “I was put on this earth to accomplish certain things.  At the rate I am going, I will never die.”  Have you felt this way too? Too much to do and too little time to do

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Indispensable – Yes you are

On a personal level, no word resonates more with school librarians than “indispensable.”  It’s what most of us believe we are, what some of us fear we aren’t, and far too many feel is not recognized by administrators, teachers, parents,—and

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