Category Archives: Masters in Library and Information Sciences

LIBR 233 Semester Reflections on School Libraries and Challenges


LIBR 233 due Nov. 28.- Dec. 4 Reflect on the semester readings, discussions, assignments, etc. Has your vision changed? What are you looking forward to implementing in your school library program? What worries you about the profession? (Jobs, isolation). What … Continue reading

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Reflection: What is the mission of the modern school library?


3. What is the mission of the modern school library and how do the mission’s relate to the common beliefs?  After class discussion, and your thoughts last week how have your reactions to the common beliefs changed (maybe they haven’t).  … Continue reading

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The Neuroscience of Reading — reflections for LIBR 263


Proust and Squid, the story and science of the reading brain, by Maryanne Wolf.2008. Harper Collins. 306 with Notes, Index. ISBN 978-0-06-093384-5 paperback. $14.95.(2008 hardback, harper Collins). I am really enjoying Proust and the Squid. Yesterday, I tried to concentrate on reading … Continue reading

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Reflections on the AASL’s Standards for 21st Century Learners


for LIBR 233, due September 18, 2010 Here is the link to the Standards so that you can read them yourself. There is far too much fodder here to comment on everything. Some of my reflections on the first major … Continue reading

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Memories of School Libraries Past due 9/4, LIBR 233


Describe your current understanding of the role and mission of school libraries.  What are/have been your experiences with school libraries and how has this colored your understandings of what a school library is and should be?  My understanding of school … Continue reading

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Reflections for Week 2 on what it is/was like to be a tween


What are the titles that are popular with the tweens you see/work with? I have my own tweens: They love Harry Potter, the Benedict Society, Percy Jackson and the Olympians (Lightning Thief), Warriors by Erin Hunter, A Little Princess, A … Continue reading

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June 10 Reflections


What were my experiences at this age? My daughter is almost 10 and finishing 4th grade. I started 4th grade with a young teacher, Ms. Hillier. She played the guitar for us and taught us folk songs like “Waltzing Matilda” … Continue reading

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