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2010 NESLA Leadership Conference - Boston

We’ve had a great morning with Dr. Ross Todd and Dr. David Loertscher a the 2010 NESLA Leadership Conference in Boston. The topic today is The Learning Commons. I am writing this on the bus which is taking us to the Chelmsford High School Learning Commons under the direction of Valerie Diggs.

Ross Todd started us thinking about how school libraries need to change. He just came back from presenting in Argentina and the song Don’t Cry for Us Argentina made him think about school… Continue

Added by Irene Kwidzinski on January 16, 2010 at 10:42am — No Comments

Learning from Zappos

I just read an article that reinforced to me what we should keep in mind. Here are some lessons from them: emphasize quality interactions; deliver a positive experience; embrace transparency.

Added by Irene Kwidzinski on April 28, 2009 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Comment on the new AASL Guidelines

Well, I finished my first reading of them last night. I think they are good and reflect the evolution of thinking over the past ten years. Gail Dickinson started a discussion about them on aaslforum. She was just as anxious to talk about them as I was. The guidelines will be available at the next CASL workshop May 2nd. After more CT LMSs have read them, we can discuss their impact.

The new mission statement is as follows:

p8 "The mission of the school library media program is to… Continue

Added by Irene Kwidzinski on April 23, 2009 at 1:22pm — No Comments

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