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Jeri Hurd
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Let's Get Physical!
The more things change... A while ago an old student of mine (now a teacher), pointed out after I commented on someone's remark on his FB wall,  that she was my "grand-student."  Yikes.  I've been teaching long enough to have grand-students. But the thing a...

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Easy Collaborative Spaces
This is the year of making a more collaborative, interactive, hands-on library for me.  The  (not-so) epic Lego wall is almost finished; I'm still weeding NF to make more space for maker-shelves . I had a brainstorm the other day as I was looking at the use...

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No Space? Build a MakerShelf!
I've been thinking a lot about flexible spacing and interactive libraries this year, and realized a bit of rigidity in my own thinking. Space in my HS is at a premium, and there's really nowhere for the library to expand.  Our "makerspace" is actually a sma...

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Guided Inquiry Design: The Put-It-All-Together Chart
Previous GID posts:   #1 ,   #2 As part of our decision-making process for choosing Guided Inquiry (GI), the three librarians (ES, MS, HS) scheduled weekly meetings to read/discuss both of the Guided Inquiry Design books.  (If you can only buy one, definite...

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Mental Health Break: It's That Time of Year...


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"Respect the Research!": Why We Chose Kuhlthau's Guided Inquiry Model
Being librarian's you'll get my little Me, Earl and the Dying Gir l shout out.  I really want this t-shirt , btw. Not the greatest design in the world, but I love the thought behind it. Harrumph!  Moving on... When we decided to overhaul the way research wo...
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