"Wolf Trap is right in the middle of my commute -- about 10 minutes from home, 10 minutes from work. A wonderful place! (And, I spent a great day there at an "Educators Day in the Workplace"...but I digress...)
I really think that our role…"
"Hi! I'm Gretchen Hazlin (@libraryms). I am in my fourth year as a middle school librarian with Fairfax County Public Schools in Northern Virginia. I was a librarian in the outside world prior to coming to education -- I worked in libraries at…"
"I can echo many of the reasons that other people have already stated! I'm in a middle school and I want to encourage a more inquiry-based approach with my teachers. We feed into a high school with an IB program and my kids need to think in this…"
We will "headquarter" our discussion of "Comprehension and Collaboration: Inquiry Circles In Action" (Harvey & Daniels, 2009) from here. Feel free to link, create, innovate all kinds of other things - but link it all back here!See More
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!
I'm a teacher librarian & recently started a community based blog for getting boys to read - http://GettingBoysToRead.com. Please send me a friend request if you'd like to network, share ideas, and learn more about getting boys to read.