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Librarians aka Media Specialists


Librarians aka Media Specialists

Here is a space for librarians and media specialists to talk about their craft. On a related note, it was pretty hard to find an image - when I did a Google image search for librarians - well let me know what image you'd choose.

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Obviously, the list of "key" tech tools for librarians and media specialists could be epic. A simple start...

For Student Book Reviews:
Blogs (Blogger, Wordpress, Edublog etc.)
Tumblr - Sample student review Tumblr:

Discussion Forum

TOON: Picture Books for Young Billionaires

Probably not something you can teach with, but good for a laugh ...‘Picture books for young billionaires’ (from yesterday’s…Continue

Started by Ryan Goble 6 hours ago.

COLLECTION: 22 Diverse Book Choices for All Grade Levels

My latest for @edutopia: a set of book recommendations from teachers for creating a more inclusive class or school library. Giving…Continue

Started by Ryan Goble yesterday.

COLLECTION: YA Books about Digital Life

Also, if you have not taught the film 'The Circle' (based on the Eggers book pictured below) it is not a brilliant film but a brillaint teachable film (if that makes any sense) ...Working on title…Continue

Started by Ryan Goble yesterday.

SKETCHNOTE: On the Importance of Librarians

#Librarians keep us honest, among MANY other things…Continue

Started by Ryan Goble yesterday.

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Comment by Matt Finch on October 1, 2015 at 10:48am

Hi all, just to say the State Library of Queensland in Australia has just launched a free online comic maker which I've blogged about here at MCPOP -

It's part of a bigger festival of arts and sciences which includes simultaneous events running in public libraries across London -

Well worth checking out.

Comment by Kelly Farrow on August 29, 2010 at 4:41pm
Excellent article: 18 things I (the blog writer, not me personally) think teacher librarians should unlearn
Comment by Ryan Goble on August 29, 2010 at 8:07am
ES - thanks for sharing this - if you have a website for the contest do share it!
Comment by Kelly Farrow on July 24, 2010 at 7:30pm
Two great groups you might be interested if you serve an urban population or have lots of kids who enjoy Street Lit: - A great Street Lit wiki - A LinkedIn group for those interested in Street Lit
Comment by Ryan Goble on July 10, 2010 at 5:34pm
Kristen, Thanks for sharing this - if you post it above in the discussion forum the resource won't get lost (comments get buried on the wall over time) and I can broadcast the info to everyone during the week in review! Be groovy. Ry:)
Comment by Kelly Farrow on April 28, 2010 at 1:23pm
Just came across this article in my wonderful library teacher listserv:

Might want to share w/ colleagues and kids alike!
Comment by Ryan Goble on January 17, 2010 at 12:42pm
Hello everyone!

Some folks in the Graphic Novels group are looking for history related graphic novel suggestions...

If you have a hot minute, please check out...

Looking for recommendations: Comics for 9th grade Global Studies cl...

World War II in Comics (and vice-versa)

Thanks (in advance) for your ideas!
Comment by Ryan Goble on November 29, 2009 at 2:28pm
Hey Everyone,

You might find this post CONTEST: Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest in the">Poets and Writers group of interest!
Comment by Ryan Goble on November 28, 2009 at 11:21am
Hey Media Pros!

You might want to jump into this discussion in Adolescent Literature...

DISCUSSION: If you liked Twilight, you might read...
Comment by Ryan Goble on September 16, 2009 at 9:57am
Follow up on yesterday's Mr. Duey post - Mr. Duey is now in the MC POP mix! If you like his stuff or want to know more about this work send him a shout out via the Ning! Great to have you here Mr. D!

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