Category :General

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Hard to believe we’re nearing the end of the first quarter! Where has the time gone? The fall book fair is just around the corner.  Whew! I am incredibly thankful to have returned as Seward El’s librarian this year. The library has been busy, with a new library aide jumping right in and making magic..

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Mrs. Pfeiffenberger’s class has been busy!  They have been creating awesome book reviews. From Mrs. Pfeiffenberger and her class: Looking for a good book to read?  Check out the fabulous book reviews our class wrote by following this link: If you click on the small pictures at the bottom right of the page, it..

Posted in : General, Students on by : jdoepken Comments: 0

It happens every year:  We start gaining significant sunlight hours as the school year winds down, which means students get a little more wound up.  One of the ways I have enjoyed (and tried to channel) this extra student energy in April is by embracing National Poetry Month. This year, for the entire month of..

Posted in : General, Research on by : jdoepken Comments: 0

Did you know that there are amazing online resources for Alaskans to use, for free?  You can find them at the SLED database site, at .  This website has been around for almost 20 years and has been generously funded by a variety of organizations: the federal government, the Institute of Museums and Library..

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School Library Story: When libraries thrive and when they crumble by Joyce Valenza on School Library Journal The potential of the school library… 24/7 Access Argument Bridging the Digital Divide Caring Information Professional Connection Creating / Communicating Creative Commons / Fair Use Digital Citizenship Digital Curation / Instruction Evaluation Skills Information Inquiry Instruction Makerspace Perspective Reading..

Posted in : General on by : Valarie Kingsland Comments: 0

Snow steam train, Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival by Rincewind42 Aren’t you excited that we are finally getting snow!  Here are a few short videos about snow for your enjoyment: Close-Up of Snowflakes Macro Snow Flakes Forming (silent images of snowflakes forming by Stephen Best) Close Up Photos Of Snowflakes (instrumental plus images..