Monthly Archives: November 2008

New book added to Washington media collection

Added the book, The Blueprint for Exceptional Writing to the media collection at Washington Advertisements

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Fair Use Update for Educators

On November 11th, the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media-Literacy Education was released. This report gives educators clear guidance on fair use when it comes to using copyrighted materials in the classroom. You may download a copy … Continue reading

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MAME 35 Conference Part 1 “What is Boys’ Lit?”

I just returned yesterday from the MAME 35 conference held in Dearborn, MI.  Over two days, I attended sessions on a multitude of topics.  I would like to begin with last session dealing with the topic, “What is Boys’ Lit?”  … Continue reading

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New Books For Washington and Weymouth

You may view the list of the 2008-2009_new_books for Weymouth. You may view the list of the 2008-2009_new_books for Washington.

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Imagine a Story. Create a Book. with Tikatok

Tikatok is a new service that allows students to create and publish their very own book! Start by reading about Tikatok in Education. They explain why it is important to allow children to express themselves in writing. The focus is … Continue reading

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