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Sherry Gick
Library & Instructional Technology Specialist
Library & Instructional Technology Specialist

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#TxLa17 Tech Camp (part 2)
                                    The morning of Tech Camp, Nikki, Heather, and I all met in the hotel lobby to walk to the conference center together.  We needed to pick up our registration for TxLA, scope out our presentation rooms, grab food, and of co...

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the night before Tech Camp (aka TxLA17 Part 1)
'Twas the night before Tech Camp... I arrived late Tuesday afternoon after 2 flights--a short flight from Indy to Chicago and then the main flight from Chicago to San Antonio.  A short cab ride took me right to my hotel.  After unpacking, I met up with my g...

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World Semicolon Day
Remembering why I got this tattoo, what it means, & those we've lost... Your story isn't over.  Your story is worth sharing. If you're reading this, please remember YOU MATTER. To me. To others. On this earth. Sometimes life feels like too much. Too overwh...

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#IMMOOC Week 1
My random thoughts & answers to this week's questions posted in regards to The Innovator's Mindset by George Couros.   Follow along with the questions & discussion at 1.  What do you see as the purpose of education?   Why might innovation be cr...

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#IMMOOC Round 2
Round 2 of  IMMOOC  begins tomorrow!  I really wanted to participate in Round 1 but I have this tendency to over commit and with my new job and all... it just didn't seem like the right time. So I didn't participate and I missed out on a TON of learning and...

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Tech Camp!
Spring is definitely in the air even though it's only mid February!  Thinking of spring has me thinking about my upcoming trip to San Antonio, Texas for Tech Camp on April 19 .  That's right.   I'M FINALLY GOING TO TECH CAMP & TLA!  But wait.  It gets bette...

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Presentations shared in UAE
To ensure everyone who attended even ONE of our sessions in Sharjah had access to ALL of them, we created a hyperdoc with links to all 5 of the sessions we presented for school librarians at the Sharjah ALA Library Conference.  We created a bitly link to ma...

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This past week I had the distinct pleasure of returning to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the third annual ALA Library Conference in conjunction with the Sharjah International Book Fair .  I traveled and presented with fellow school librarians Kathy Bur...

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The Curse of the Were-Hyena
Book mail is (obviously) some of my most favorite mail to receive.  When this book arrived, I immediately opened the package to find this super fun book.   I put it on my TBR shelf, promising myself I'd get to it soon but I needed to continue to concentrate...

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Checking in on 2016
With 2016 over half way over, it's a good time to revisit my goals for this year detailed in my beginning of the year post found here . My word: My #oneword for 2016 is CHOOSE. Each day is an endless array of choices & I need to actively make positive ones ...
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