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Congrats Dayna/ Teacher/Librarian Year 2016

Congrats to my friend and colleague Dayna Hart of CNB middle school , SD23. for her BCTLA TeacherLibrarian Year Award! I’m so humbled to have worked with other Kelowna winners: Joan Eaton, Kay Treadgold, Sharon Bede and Misty Smith! 5 recipients … Continue reading

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BCTLA Awards nominations- celebrate excellence

President Heather Daly reminds BC teacher-librarians to nominate your hard working, professional colleagues who build school library programs that shine worldwide. It’s my honour to be a part of the community. – Al Smith( ret )  https://bctf.ca/bctla/info/awards.html [BCTLA Forum] BCTLA … Continue reading

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UBC Digital Literacy Summer Institute-aaron mueller FYI 

Via @aaronmueller @bctla  UBC Digital Literacy Summer Institute Aaron Mueller to BCTLA 23 FebDetails 2016 Digital Literacy Summer Institute Critical Digital Literacy: Issues, Challenges, Directions http://pdce.educ.ubc.ca/2016-critical-digital-literacy-summer-institute/ RATIONALE As technology continues to transform educational systems and teaching strategies, the acquisition of … Continue reading

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Are you a Learning Commons or converting? LC as sandbox

Response to a BCTLA Forum inquiry…thanks Tracy R GOOD LUCK Big BIG topic…. I thought I would kick some sand. First my general view. I love the learning commons. I also bring my history to the process. I spent my … Continue reading

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BC Teacher-librarians-a dynasty of excellence really…

Our fellow teacher-librarians can be a valuable network of support. Some of them are giants in the field. We live and work in beautiful British Columbia. Politics aside, it is a lotus land of a kind. It is ‘Cascadia’, the … Continue reading

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Nicola Kuhn receiving the BCTLA New TL of the Year award

FWD: Here are the TLs of SD20 celebrating Nicola Kuhn’s receiving the BC New TL of the Year award, with their Superintendent! You should be very proud to note that there are only 11 TLs in SD20, and 9 of … Continue reading

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Thanks Arlene!

Had a lovely chat with Arlene about BCTLA business and general social media experiences. We stumbled around Skype, NING and Twitter and had fun discussing topics and questions of interest from fellow teacher-librarians in BC. Arlene is at the annual … Continue reading

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