Get wired at AASL 2013

The conference by, for, and about school librarians is almost here–AASL 2013 in Hartford, CT is next week! Aside from the great authors and sessions that will be there, I’m also hosting the eLearning Commons, where you can drop by to participate in a “how to” tech session and learn a new tool or hang out with colleagues for an informal “meetup”! The schedule can be found on the AASL Ning or wiki!  (If you are going and haven’t joined the NING, be sure to […]

What does a library look like?

In a recent post on the AASL blog, Buffy Hamilton discusses a debate that has been raging about an article in Teacher Magazine about classroom libraries versus libraries.  In thinking about the post, and the responses, I find myself over a barrel here. (see the link to the post I am referring to above). I agree with Miller that more books in more places are important for student literacy–that excitement about books carries a lot of influence with students. I feel that we have to […]