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    Creating the Framework for Teaching Research Skills in the Library

    It is a little strange to be creating unit and lesson plans when not currently working in a specific school. In fact, I have taken this year off to begin retraining to be a Teacher-Librarian after 9 years as a middle-years/secondary teacher, mostly
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    A new way to think about SAMR

    Transformational technology use is firmly embedded within society, yet it is less prevalent, and certainly less well used in our schools. So then, how are students being prepared for the future if we don't educate for and with technology? Is your
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    The Great Wave of Technology

    [caption id="attachment_49" align="alignleft" width="300"] Image source: Wikipedia[/caption] So I'm in Japan right now. At a beautiful place called Hakone, famed for its onsens (hot springs) and its iconic views of Fuji-san, when the great mount is
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    How can an increasingly connected world maintain such hateful prejudices? Encountering the 'other' online.

    With the explosion of social platforms that allow two-way communication, we have the potential to interact and engage with people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Those increased interactions could gradually lead to broader understandings
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    Learning to approach tech like a child...

    [caption id="attachment_10" align="alignleft" width="300"] image source[/caption] It snuck up on me. When did I become like my grandma in my approach to technology, complaining about change and finding reasons not to learn about new things? I