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SLC and ARBA Announce Best of Reference Award Winners!

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School Library Connection (SLC) and American Reference Books Annual (ARBA) have announced the winners of the 2018 SLC/ARBA Best of Reference Award, which recognizes the best reference resources of the previous year, including books, databases, and eBooks, that encourage K–12 student research and learning. SLC and ARBA both provide school librarians with reviews for building …

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Looking for Advice? “Dear Dara” Is Here to Help!

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Need some friendly advice? Our professional literature focuses, rightly, on defining and modeling best practices. But how many of us find ourselves in less than ideal situations that prevent us from doing what we know is best for our students? Fixed schedules. Unsupportive administrators. The elimination of library aide positions. Duties unrelated to our library …

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March Issue, Empowerment, & Evidence-Based Argumentation

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Yesterday night at bedtime, my just-turned-three-year-old pulled a ragged, hand-me-down copy of Horton Hears a Who from his bookshelf. “Maybe a little too long for his current attention span,” I thought to myself. But whenever he picks a book, I always give it a go, of course, and if it’s not a fit, he’ll move …

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Our January Issue: Letting Things Go

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I’m a dyed-in-the-wool New Englander, but here in the beautiful Mount Washington Valley our New Year is beginning with some serious cold. If you don’t believe me, check out what happens when you pour out a kettle of boiling water with a windchill of -84˚, as this fella did on December 28th (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RHc3y8EdT4). We locals …

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Post-Conference Thoughts and What’s New in the December Online Issue

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If you were fortunate enough to be in Phoenix for AASL last month, I imagine you, like me, are still riding high after a great conference full of new ideas, new connections, and new energy. And if you’re like me, you’re also desperate to find a spare minute to reflect, process, and start putting some …

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