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School Library Advocacy

Action is Eloquence (Shakespeare, Coriolanus) is my professional mantra, nowhere more so than when it comes to advocacy. I have just published a web page that brings together my presentations, articles and blog posts related to advocacy, including two new … Continue reading

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ABQLA Connects the Dots

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending the conference of L’Association des bibliothécaires du Québec / Quebec Library Association in Montréal. The theme of the conference was Libraries and Communities: Connecting the Dots, and the day did just that for … Continue reading

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Stop Pretending… #MakeSchoolDifferent

I am taking up Doug Peterson’s (@dougpete) challenge to contribute to the #makeschooldifferent conversation. Here are the five things that I think we need to stop pretending. Stop pretending that levelled books and classroom libraries create lifelong readers. Early readers … Continue reading

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