This week included conferences with 24 sets of parents, a little visit with Hope, and the exploration the Library Journal website. Following the twenty-fourth conference and a beautiful four-hour drive through colorful midwest, all Murk students settled down to a Lemonjellos coffee, opened laptops, and focused attention to course materials. It goes without saying that… Continue reading Silver Sparkles, Coffee, Creativity, Journal, Journey
I spent some time exploring “Smore” this weekend. Take a look… so pretty and so easy!
Symbaloo What a fun English word! The idea of investigating this resource hibernated for six months before actually entering the mixes of interactive, organizational Symbaloo! Last spring, I happened across this website through the Van Meter Elementary Library website. At that time, Shannon McClintock Miller managed and wrote The VanMeter Voice. Her expertise caught my… Continue reading Sweet Findings
Short on patience today, I was looking forward to navigating through a new resource that captured my attention and spoke volumes upon opening. The truth is far from that. Booklist‘s extensive information leaves no room for ease in navigation. What I found were incomplete reviews of books that I would love to read – or… Continue reading Booklist … and lists… and lists… and list… and then these
One day of tracking technology — I am so surprised by the amount of technology I used one Thursday in October. It’s especially surprising because the electricity at school went out and the AT&T connection at home was broken for 7 hours. No matter, Izzie had a paper to complete, Owen had a document to… Continue reading Tech Tracker – I’ve Come a Long Way, Baby