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Experiments, Evolution, and Education

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Monday, November 17, 2014,

Okay, the title is may be loftier than the reality, but the results were fun, so I wanted to share.  Our third- and fourth-graders were working on a great unit that explored the idea of “Who am I?” through the lens of autobiography, family trees, and evolution.  Their final project was amazing (I’ll say more about that below), but I really enjoyed a little piece of their learning that I got to do with them in Library class. 

To focus on the idea of adaptation, I decided to read to them t...

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Back at Work

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Monday, October 13, 2014,

Okay, I admit it.  Sometimes I dream bigger than my ability to keep up.  This website sometimes proves to be that for me.  I haven't stopped reading or teaching--I just stopped writing about it in a coherent, consistent fashion.  But today I felt that need to write about that and to explore some of the reasons why.

  1. I was busy doing things I am officially employed to do.  Last year I again had a full-time homeroom class.  It was challenging, exhilarating, and exhausting.  Plus, I was teaching o...

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Be My Tweetie—Using Twitter to Build a Personal Learning Network

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Friday, February 4, 2011, In : Teaching in the Technological Age 
Twitter Profilephoto © 2009 Rosaura Ochoa | more info (via: Wylio)I first was introduced to using Twitter during the 23 Things on a Stick and More Things on a Stick programs sponsored by the Minnesota’s Multitypes Libraries.  Much like the Teacher Challenge, these programs encouraged people to try out the growing technologies and explore how they related to our work as librarians.  By participating, I grew to “kno...
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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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