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Mike McQueen left a comment for Diane Falconer
"Greetings Diane, I'm Mike McQueen, teacher librarian and founder of http://www.GettingBoysToRead.com. Like many school districts, we are in a financial crises. Our school board recently proposed to eliminate ALL 20+ middle school teacher…"
Jan 24, 2012
Carina Gonzalez replied to Diane Falconer's discussion Management of tech projects ---wkik? Google docs? Blackboard/Moodle? in the group Elementary School Librarians
"While I don't have any experience personally managing students' online tech projects (today was my first day of teaching ever), my first career was as a computer techie, so some ideas spring to mind.   Google Docs is of course…"
Sep 7, 2011
Kelly Farrow replied to Diane Falconer's discussion Management of tech projects ---wkik? Google docs? Blackboard/Moodle? in the group Elementary School Librarians
"I think if you're just wanting to keep track of which sites you send the kids to, a Google Doc for each grade level would work great. (So would an ikeepbookmarks account w/ a folder for each grade level. Here's what ours looks like:…"
Sep 7, 2011
Kelly Farrow replied to Diane Falconer's discussion Library media/technology for gr. 3-5 Books linked to projects in the group Elementary School Librarians
"I use VoiceThread with grades 3 and up every week for the Book of the Week. A kid signs up a week in advance, and I put the book cover in there. Then when it's the kid's turn, he or she BRIEFLY booktalks the book, and then the kids have a…"
Sep 7, 2011
Diane Falconer replied to Susan's discussion Integrating Technology into Larger K-3 classes in the group Elementary School Librarians
"Would you share some of what is working for gr. 4-6? Do you have a website perhaps?    If you search a particular author or picture book title, you can probably find related projects (Seuss, Eric Carle, Kevin Henkes, etc.)    For…"
Sep 5, 2011
Diane Falconer replied to Paula Daubert's discussion Teaching Social issues in the group Elementary School Librarians
"I agree.  Many children's books deal with social issues.  You can get the children to look beyond the cute characters or anthropomorphized animal ones to discuss feelings, touchy situations, what-ifs, why did he act the way he did?,…"
Sep 5, 2011
Diane Falconer replied to Diane Falconer's discussion Library media/technology for gr. 3-5 Books linked to projects in the group Elementary School Librarians
"Good idea!  I don't know how our computers will handle video---but will look into that! Thanks."
Sep 5, 2011
Diane Falconer added 2 discussions to the group Elementary School Librarians
Sep 5, 2011
cara delia replied to Diane Falconer's discussion Library media/technology for gr. 3-5 Books linked to projects in the group Elementary School Librarians
"How about a video book report, or try voki, its free, and its a cool way to create an avatar.  You can have the avatar do all the talking and they can type the report, or you can actually have them record their voices.  I only teach k-2…"
Sep 5, 2011
Diane Falconer replied to cara delia's discussion great (free) way to snaz up your library in the group Elementary School Librarians
"We laminate or cover our covers before putting them on the books. They last a looong time but it is quite a chore unless you can run them through a laminator instead of fitting them to pre-cut sleeves."
Sep 5, 2011
Diane Falconer replied to Carina Gonzalez's discussion How to start day 1 in the group Elementary School Librarians
"Be sure to introduce yourself, tell a little about YOU---family, pets, hobbies, favorite book (per grade level-ish).  I might do a mixer-type game---find someone who "matches" the square on your paper ("went to the zoo this…"
Sep 5, 2011
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12 years media specialist. Last 7 at secondary level. Suddenly thrust back into elementary fixed schedule position, with additional emphasis on tech teaching. Want to address new AASL and Common Core Curriculum so this is like starting all over again for me!

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At 3:32am on January 24, 2012, Mike McQueen said…

Greetings Diane,

I'm Mike McQueen, teacher librarian and founder of http://www.GettingBoysToRead.com. Like many school districts, we are in a financial crises. Our school board recently proposed to eliminate ALL 20+ middle school teacher librarians and also cut all 90+ elementary schools to half time. Since we are the biggest district in all of Colorado, we worry this will cause other districts to follow suit. We launched an online movement and are going to do our best to put up a good fight. If possible, please visit our Facebook page and "Like" us http://www.facebook.com/SupportSchoolLibraries . Adding a positive comment and sharing with your friends would help our morale as well. The board finalizes the budget soon so your timely support would be greatly appreciated!

Sincerely,

Mike McQueen

Teacher Librarian at McLain HS

Lakewood, CO

 
 
 

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