Tag Archive: DK

Buzzing into Spring: Books for a Classroom Project on Bees

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As spring is approaching (a little too soon in Minnesota this year), I can’t help but imagine the project-based learning activities I’d love to do with students if I could magically buzz back… Continue reading

To Boldly Go…

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On September 8, 1966 (three years before Neil Armstrong took his “one small step for man”), a new TV show aired on NBC centering on the space adventures of the Starship U.S.S. Enterprise… Continue reading

Holding Out For A (Super) Hero

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With the calendar about to flip into August, we are most definitely entering the “dog days of summer”.  In the entertainment industry, this time period is smack dab in the middle of “superhero… Continue reading

What To Do About That Reference Collection

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Most school library media specialists are well along the path of developing a blended and balanced print/electronic collection. However, challenges remain when determining which format to choose to best serve our students. This… Continue reading

Gardening Books for Spring

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My mom had a huge garden when I was growing up, so I spent a lot of my summer working in the dirt:  weeding, planting, weeding, watering, weeding, and harvesting.  Every once in… Continue reading

Commemorating the Titanic: 100 Years Later

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We’ve already mentioned several Titanic books in this blog (see Kristin’s post on the 99th anniversary of the Titanic disaster and my review of The Watch That Ends the Night).  But so many… Continue reading