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Connecticut Association of School Librarians

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High School Makerspaces

Started by Katie Tietjen in Issues Dec 4, 2015.

Share SLOs That Work 15 Replies

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Nutmeg Award Committees Accepting Applications

Started by Casey LaPlante in Collection Development Nov 14, 2014.

Summer Reading 1 Reply

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Media Literacy Research

Started by Chris Barlow in Collection Development Mar 21, 2014.

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CASL Share 2 Learn UnConference

Posted by Kate Candido on February 5, 2016 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

It's time for CASL's 3rd annual Share 2 Learn UnConference!

The unconference will take place on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Scholastic in Danbury, CT.  Our featured speaker this year is the one and only Mr. Schu (John Schumacker)!  There will also be lots of great giveaways and raffle prizes!  Registration is now open and will be limited to the first 100 participants.  Check out the…

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Another State Passes "Strong School Libraries Act"

Posted by Shelley Stedman on August 31, 2014 at 1:32pm 0 Comments

Oregon School Libraries Act passed

This is a direct quote from the Oregon Library Association BLOG

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A school district must show in its plan that it provides all students and staff in each school equitable access to:

  •  A comprehensive library program which provides instruction in information literacy and research proficiencies, promotes integration…
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“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin

"School Librarians Have IT.  We bring critical innovation that leads to opportunities for transformation of our learning communities."

 Susan Ballard, AASL President 2012-2013

"We choose to go to the moon and other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills." 

John F. Kennedy

"When it comes to teaching and technology it is okay to be where you are, it is just not okay to stay there."  Jennifer LaGarde

 

"Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant."  Mitchell Kapor

 

"The Internet may be the world's greatest library, but let's face it - all the books are scattered on the floor." D.C. Denison, Boston Globe

 

" Be the edge that transforms the core." Brown, The Power of Pull

 

"Transliteracy = ability to adapt."  2011 SLJ Summit

 

"If we teach today's students as we taught yesterday's, we rob them of tomorrow."  John Dewey

 

"The shift from a teaching focus to a learning focus is a crucial one."  Violet Harada

 

“If you don’t promote yourself, you’re doomed to defend yourself.” Ken Haycock at CIL 2010

"Every interaction might be the whole thing." Seth Godin blog


"The only way to be a 21st-century teacher is to be a 21st-century learner." ISTE webinar 2/25/10

"Be present where they are." Will Richardson on Twitter

"Only one method of improving reading ability really works: engaging in a great deal of interesting (better yet, compelling), comprehensible reading." Stephen Krashen in the May/June 2009 KQ

"We have to go into their territory." by Frank McCourt in the Danbury News-Times, C3, 7/24/2009

"Don't retire---inspire." Mickey Rooney in Parade 11/15/2009

"We need to support kids in being creators of information instead of receivers of information." Marco Torres

"Find out what people want and give it to them." Paul LeClerc, NYPL president, in the NY Times 11/19/09

"Do what you do best and link to the rest." Jeff Jarvis on BuzzMachine 3/8/10

 
 
 

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CASL Share 2 Learn UnConference

It's time for CASL's 3rd annual Share 2 Learn UnConference!The unconference will take place on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Scholastic in Danbury, CT.  Our featured speaker this year is the one and only Mr. Schu (John Schumacker)!  There will also be lots of great giveaways and raffle prizes!  Registration is now open and will be limited to the first 100 participants.  Check out the Share 2 Learn Smore!See More
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Katie Tietjen posted a discussion

High School Makerspaces

I'm working with some students to create a Makerspace in our high school LMC. I'd love to get in touch with people who have already established spaces in their high schools and possibly (if I can secure funding) come visit during a school day to learn about the process! I'm at East Hampton High School.See More
Dec 4, 2015

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