Category Archives: theKSSlibrary

Wife Saver recipe by Tina and Fiona a hit

My friends and colleagues stepped as usual the other day and volunteered to help me with my 11 annual Christmas Library luncheon.  This ‘literary mixer’ is hybrid book exchange meets social wine and cheese but since I host it in … Continue reading

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Plagiarism & Paraphrasing: “Read, Flip, and Write!”

http://www.bctela.ca/blog/plagiarism-paraphrasing-“read-flip-and-write” From BCTELA: “…Plagiarism & Paraphrasing: “Read, Flip, and Write!” Guest Post by Ben Pare Program Consultant: Literacy Burnaby School District Does this sound familiar? You’re up late reading student essays when suddenly you come across a student who has … 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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Do I Really Have to Leave the Role of School Librarian?

Do I Really Have to Leave the Role of School Librarian To Do the Work of a School Librarian? | The Unquiet Librarian via Do I Really Have to Leave the Role of School Librarian To Do the Work of a … Continue reading

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Something Fierce wins CanadaReads jury

I am not surprised considdering how articulate and poignant Shad’s representation was all month. I’m so proud of him and Aguirre. What a fascinating process this CBC CanadaReads is! Sure wouldn’t find this on FOXnews.  Copies can be found on … Continue reading

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Thanks to the Director

Just want to thank Jacqueline van Dyk , Director, Public Library Services Branch, Ministry of Education, for her visit to the Library at Kelowna Secondary School yesterday.  Not only was it wonderful to be asked but also a real joy … 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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