Daily Archives: May 5, 2009

Who knew?

There are almost as many ways to learn to read as there are learners.  And there is a method to make each one of them easier!  As I discovered in the four week long ALSC course, Reading Instruction and Children’s … Continue reading

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“Sharing Poetry with Children” Online Course Thoughts

I was very pleased to participate in ALSC’s four week online education course, Sharing Poetry with Children.  The course was taught by Sylvia Vardell, SLIS professor at Texas Woman’s University, author, poetry columnist for ALA’s Book Links, and self proclaimed poetry … Continue reading

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“The Newbery Medal” Online Course Experience

Want more proof that ALSC is one of the coolest divisions around?  Then check out their online courses coming up this summer.  As someone who got their library degree 100 percent online (shout out to a great program at UWM!), … Continue reading

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Summer Online Education Courses

School’s not out for summer this year!  ALSC is offering three engaging online education courses, beginning July 20, that will enhance your professional skills and knowledge.  The three courses being offered are: “Reading Instruction and Children’s Books,” “The Newbery Medal: … Continue reading

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Free Grant Writing Training

Although  not specifically designed for youth librarians, –or for libraries for that matter– the Foundation Center offers free webinars (short online training) . You must register to participate but there is no cost. Topics include grantwriting basics, proposal budgeting, and … Continue reading

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