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At the request of the students, our class embarked on a geography themed expedition this year to study the beauty and mystery of this huge country. All the students in our class are new to the US. After researching they have became experts on one of the US Census regions. […]

King Middle School Expedition Learning TV





Please, TTW Readers, follow this link and sign the petition: https://wwws.whitehouse.gov/petitions/!/petition/ensure-every-child-america-has-access-effective-school-library-program/tmlbRqfF?utm_source=wh.gov&utm_medium=shorturl&utm_campaign=shorturl Every child in America deserves access to an effective school library program. We ask that the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) provide dedicated funding to help support effective school library programs. Such action will ensure […]

Petition for School Libraries




Head on over to http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/96705 A crowdsourced collection of over 100 essays from around the world about trends in school libraries written by librarians, teachers, publishers, and library vendors. Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro and Buffy Hamilton. Foreword by R. David Lankes. Photographs by Diane Cordell. CONTRIBUTORS: Kelly Ahlfeld, Diane Erica […]

FREE ebook: School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet ...



  What a great video.  I especially like all the community leaders that came aboard for the video share their words about how important the library is to the fabric of the community. Thanks to Aaron Schmidt for originally sharing this video… -Post by Justin Hoenke,Tame the Web Contributor

Hartford Public Library “A Place Like No Other.”




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From  First Book: http://blog.firstbook.org/2011/08/27/happy-birthday-mr-schu/ This Sunday is a very special day. It is the birthday of a friend of First Book and of mine, an inspired educator, blogger and children’s books advocate: John Schumacher, the man we all know as Mr. Schu. I knew of Mr. Schu long before we actually met. […]

Happy Birthday Mr. Schu!