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2010 Summer Opportunities for High School Students

April 29, 2010

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Black Male Seniors Interested in Teaching: Willing to go to college out of state for FREE? Several Black Colleges are looking for future black male teachers and will send them to universities/ colleges for 4 years FREE. The “Call ME MISTER” program is an effort to address the critical shortage of African American male teachers […]


April 28, 2010

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My manga club met today. We haven’t met much this year because of so many bad weather cancellations. In fact, this was only the second time I’ve met with them. I was able to recruit another teacher to work with us and she did see them a few times more than me. She has a […]

Stuff of Interest

April 28, 2010

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I’ve been accumulating some stuff lately: Principals can obtain free copies of American the Story of Us at this link. The 6th Annual JointREFORMA, AILA, APALA, BCALA, and CALA  Mini conference, “Cultural Competencies & Equity of Access: What Today’s Librarian Will Look Like Tomorrow” will be held of Friday 14 May at the Schomburg Center […]

More Thoughts on Bullying

April 26, 2010


Earlier today, I received an email from Neesha Meminger directing me to her recent blog post. I read it quickly as I tend to do with first ereads. I felt compelled to respond, not only because Neesha is such a gifted writer that she tends to inspire her readers, but also because I had been […]

South Arts Literary Grant

April 24, 2010

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Deadline: May 17, 2010 South Arts, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, is offering writer fee support grants for literary presentations. These grants support literary arts presenting organizations for engagements by guest writers (fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry) from outside the presenter’s state. Colleges, universities and other school-based presenters are eligible to apply […]

Shaping UP

April 21, 2010


My summer plans are starting to take shape. I’d decided not to make any big travel plans because I’d like to find new employment, hopefully in a new location.What or where  exactly, I don’t know. I do know that I’m due for a change. I want to spend several weeks packing but the packing will […]

School Library Poll 3

April 19, 2010

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April 18, 2010


It’s actually evening now. I’ve started a new blog, talked with my son in Iraq on FB (the chile just won’t email!), posted an interview with Laura of Biblauragraphy, got my nails done and still need to clean a bathroom. And I need to do a Sunday Morning post! I had over three hundred blog […]

Supporting School Libraries

April 18, 2010


A growing trend is for various types of librarians to collaborate to form and serve larger communities. You may find school librarians working academic libraries to better prepare high school students for college research. School librarians work with public librarians so that students can have a wider variety of research materials and become familiar with […]