Tag Archives: Literacy

Students Rebuild Literacy Challenge

For the past two weeks my K-4 students have been making bookmarks for the Students Rebuild Literacy Challenge.  Although the challenge was launched on International Literacy Day, I heard that the Bezos foundation would double their already generous donation of $1 for … Continue reading

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Reading Matters

Does it matter what we read? It matters that we enjoy reading what we are reading. It is so satisfying when you give a book talk and generate interest in a story, or an author. But then what is so demoralizing is … Continue reading

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Library advocacy

I just read The Not Too Distant Future blog http://futura.edublogs.org/2010/04/18/rethinking-library-advocacy/ about library advocacy.  Two mothers from Spokane WA, Lisa Layera Brunkan and Susan Lloyd McBurney have done a lot of footwork to figure out how we can best advocate for our … Continue reading

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Rural Librarian bookmarks on Delicious

I have bookmarked lots of what I think are reliable, vetted and cite-able web resources on Delicious http://www.delicious.com/RuraLibrarian. These are primarily for public library user community but also contain many good links to resources for K-12 teachers including sites with lesson … Continue reading

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