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PETITION: sign if you support by D. Rinio

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INFOGRAPHIC: learning starts in the library

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http://akasl.org/puffin-newsletter/2017/08/13/infographic-lear…s-in-the-library/  

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EDITORIAL: “Staying Safe” is not an option by D. Rinio

Editorial: “Staying Safe” is not an ption by Deborah Rinio There are times when I feel like we live in an educational system that is broken. The values we uphold as librarians – intellectual freedom, diversity of the human experience, … Continue reading

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You Have to Ask Yourself WHY by D. Helmer

by Dona Helmer If you have never experienced a presentation by Joyce Valenza you deserve to check out something by her in SLJ or see her blog (http://blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/neverendingsearch/).  I had the opportunity to see her present at midwinter and I … Continue reading

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AASL Affiliate Assembly at 2017 ALA Midwinter by D. Helmer

by Donna Helmer First of all, let me give you a little background about AASL’s Affiliate Assembly.  It was created in 1977 to give librarians a way to share their concerns with AASL Directors. There are two delegates from each … Continue reading

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Google Classroom Session

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presented by Alice Keeler Submitted by Laura Guest Assignment created for my 6th grades Students Using Google Classroom will allow for quicker feedback from both the teacher and from classmates. Alice states the importance of immediate feedback and often says … Continue reading

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Google Tips

Presented by Alice Keeler Submitted by Laura Guest “Alice Keeler holds a Masters in Educational Media Design and Technology and is a Google Certified Teacher, New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador, Microsoft Innovative Educator and LEC Admin & Online and Blended … Continue reading

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Creating Global Citizens with Skype in the Classroom

Presented by Samuel Jordan, Alaska Department of Education Written by Laura Guest My first session of the conference was a session on Skype in the Classroom. Six years ago I attended a session at a different conference and I tried … Continue reading

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Saturday Night: Most Likely to Succeed Documentary Film

By Laura Guest About 20 of us gathered for movie night. After a brief introduction from Cordova’s Superintendent Alex Russin we watched the one and a half hour film. One of the quotes from the film’s website is “Most Likely … Continue reading

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Keeping it Real – 2016’s best non-fiction for youth

written by Carol Smallwood https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzNI053tizEZbzJYRG45dDlvYUFoeXpySmNkQnprWnNOWWN3/view?usp=sharing 

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