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What will the new school year bring?

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Monday, August 8, 2011, In : Teaching in the Technological Age 
'First day of school' photo (c) 2010, Dave & Margie Hill / Kleerup - license: am anticipating this fall in much the same way as many students are—I will be facing new challenges, learning new material, trying new things.  I have many hopes and dreams for the school year, as do they.  And like them, I am partially responsible for preparing them for an uncertain and unknowable future.

This year, in addition to being the librarian at my school, I am tackling the challenge ...

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Jewish Book Carnival

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, In : Jewish Book Carnival 

Today is the 15th of the month, so it must be time for the Jewish Book Carnival!  Each month bloggers who write about and who review books share their entries so that we are easy to find.  This month's carnival is being hosted by Linda K. Wertheimer, who blogs about issues of faith and family.  You can learn more about the Jewish Book Carnival by visiting their site -- it is sponsored...

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It’s All About Me, Or 5 Questions an Effective “About” Page Should Answer

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Monday, January 17, 2011, In : Blogging Tools 

“About” pages are not usually what we read first in a blog.  We find blogs because they show up in a search we do, or someone sends us a link, or we are reading them as part of a class.  But sometimes, after we read a post, our curiosity kicks in.  In real life, we expect to have a conversation with people who talk to us.  Why should the written word be any different?  I usually want to know more abo...

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Can You Hear Me? -- Voice in Effective Blogs

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Thursday, January 13, 2011, In : Blogging Tools 

image by dbphotographs via Flickr Creative Commons

I confess--I am a regular reader of the blog Zen Habits.  I find the voice and the tone of its writer, Leo Babauta, distinctive and calming.  On a typical school day, peace and tranquility are not typically around.  But when a post shows up on Zen Habits, I take the time to read it and to find a window of calm in my day.

The post that...

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Taking the Teacher Challenge

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Wednesday, January 12, 2011,
I have signed up to participate in the "Teacher Challenge" as a blogger, and this new page is part of my effort.  I am charged with taking on the role of a reporter who asks my blog ten questions, so here goes.  I am also posting these entries in my blogger account, because it is easier to comment there.  You can read my postings there at Library Lady's 23 Things.

1.  Why did I start this blog?
I created this website because I felt as if I need to share the many books that I read in my role as ...
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About Me

Lydia Schultz I am a school librarian, a technology teacher, and a part-time college English professor. I hope to review many of the books I read, both in the context of my research about children's books as well as in my pursuit of recreational reading. I want to share what I read--so what else is new?

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