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This post is for all of the PC fans out there. Yesterday, my computer shared a message with me about Windows 10. I have to admit that I don’t always keep up with Windows software releases. I must also admit that my computer is like a child to me. I…
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As either a seasoned regular to the educational field or a budding new rookie, we have all come to familiarize ourselves with the latest fads and buzzwords in education.  Recently, common core, applied rigor, and a few others come to mind when thinking…
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The 2015-2016 AASL Board of Directors

Back row: Craig Seasholes, Katie Williams, Melissa Jacobs, Kathryn Roots Lewis, Ken Stewart

Middle: Jody Howard, Lisa Hathcock, Eileen Kern, Diane Chen, Devona Pendergrass, Pamela Harland, Robert Hilliker

Front row: Steven Yates, Robbie Nickel, Terri Grief, Leslie Preddy, Audrey Church, Sylvia Knight Norton, Linda Weatherspoon

Not pictured: Pamela Renfrow
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  Where do you work?  A library or a school library media center or a learning commons? What are you called? School Library Media Specialist or Teacher Librarian or “Hey, Library Lady”?  Whatever name you’ve adopted or been handed, many school librarians…
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If you’ve spent any time in front of the television lately, you’ve probably seen the MasterCard [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNjYn6k7vMA] commercial exhorting parents to take “one more day” of vacation. Apparently, “400 million vacation days go…
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Since I first started my Makerspace at Stewart Middle Magnet School in January 2014, I have received a lot of positive feedback. I’ve given talks, presented at conferences, and shared about our experiences through my blog and through social media.  Some…
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On Saturday, June 27th the AASL Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Committee presented their 2015 list of great sites in the areas of instruction and education. If you’re not familiar with the list make sure to take a look at the most recent winners…
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I (jmf) have been serving as a summer school librarian in an Indianapolis, Indiana high school. In the brief moments that I have a break from the demanding teaching schedule, I have been updating the Information Center’s display cases. I am no artist, but…
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Have you ever noticed the amount of garbage that leaves your school cafeteria on a daily basis? I never did until I was assigned to cafeteria duty. When it was time for the children to clean up after they were finished eating, I was simply astounded at…
problem based learning, collaboration, recycling, composting, 2nd grade, second grade, school library, grants, garbage
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AASL is offering members of the Educators of School Librarians Section (ESLS) a complimentary classroom set of the upcoming September/October 2015 issue of Knowledge Quest. The theme of the September/October issue is “Intellectual Freedom–Enduring Values…
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The Senate made great strides this week to ensure needed reform to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). After much debate and across the aisle discussion, yesterday the Senate overwhelmingly passed S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, by a…
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The American Association of School Librarians empowers leaders to transform teaching and learning.
Introduction

The American Association of School Librarians is:

  • A proactive organization that addresses issues, anticipates trends, and sets the future agenda for the profession;

  • An advocate for the indispensable role of school library programs with school librarians, for best practices in school librarianship, and for the core values and ethics of the library profession;

  • An open, friendly, welcoming organization that embraces cultural and ethnic diversity;

  • An inclusive professional home for all school librarians and a partner in mutual interests with educators, technologists, researchers, vendors, and other librarians;

  • An essential resource for school librarians seeking professional development, leadership opportunities, communication with peers, and the most current information, research, and theory in the field; and

  • A flexible, responsive organization that models effective management practices.