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Library Levity

This is my very own cat, Calliope … Advertisements

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Inquiry is Everywhere!

This is a video of our bulletin board comparing the Research Process to the Scientific Method, the Writing Process, the Invention Cycle and “Things Good Readers Do” to let you know that inquiry is everywhere!  I added Flip’s music to … Continue reading

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Remember the ALAMO

I’m trying out a new homework policy with our 6th graders in our collaboratively-taught class on Composers (General Music). The students have “listening logs” they do, where they listen to a piece of music about their composer, fill out some … Continue reading

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Primary, Secondary, Tertiary Sources

A little “Go Animate” I made for my 8th graders to help explain Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Sources. http://goanimate.com/movie/0D4cPAMxMT1c/1 The cat’s name is “Simon” because the British voice option I used in Go Animate was called “Simon” (as someone said … Continue reading

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Ode to my Tablet

Just a few things I love about my tablet, after living with it for 8 months now: I love that when I arrive in the morning, I’m not attached to my desk, which is behind a wall, a door and … Continue reading

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New Blog Design – A Learning Experience

At last I have a blog design that reflects who I am! Thanks to the family and friends who helped me purchase the new SLR camera, and to Tara Frey’s Book Blogging for Bliss, I have been experimenting with photography … Continue reading

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my kind of library (dance party)

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