Monthly Archives: February 2012

Day 25

2/27/12 This is my last journal entry! While I’ve enjoyed the writing and REALLY enjoyed the reflecting on how all of the posts fit together, I’m glad I’m done. It was another big task and, as the content of the … Continue reading

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Day 24

Today I want to share the post I wrote for http://www.weteachwelearn.org It deals with the new role of the specialist. I have been thinking about this a lot lately. The text book we got for our class is the BEST … Continue reading

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Day 23

2/23/12 Today I got ready for a substitute. I am taking a personal day tomorrow. Writing lesson plans for a guest librarian is challenging. There are so many passwords, procedures, unforeseeable needs, and directions to be issued and dealt with. … Continue reading

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Day 22

2/21/12 One of the things I like about how I run my library is the way students are asked to help keep it neat, clean, and organized. Books are put away in one of 4 places: 1. The hardback browser … Continue reading

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Day 21

2/17/12 Back to the kindergarten today! YAHOO! I love working with my little readers. We’ll start the “book club” today. Last week I assessed the students. It’s great to be a librarian with a reading specialist certification. I actually think … Continue reading

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Day 20

2/16/12 Today I just felt grumpy! Doesn’t happen that often, but occasionally I get frustrated by the sheer amount of work that I cram into each day. The endless barrage of little problems and questions and needs for attention. I … Continue reading

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Day 19

2/15/12 When I first read the assignment for this portion of the class, I laughed out loud. “Write down everything you do.” I still think it’s funny. Any working library-media-specialist knows that this would not only be next to impossible, … Continue reading

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