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Teacher Librarian Day 2013!

On March 1st of this year, over 150 educators gathered for Teacher Librarian Day at SpringHill Suites Downtown at Metropolitan State University. SpringHill Suites…

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Read.gov – A Great Resource!

As you’re teaching your students to read, it can be frustrating or impossible to read along as a group. Sometimes, you don’t have multiple books, and the corresponding imagery from the story you’re reading aloud can be incredibly illuminating for students, making the standard move of displaying a book (as in the photo below), less than entirely effective.

Read.gov eliminates that problem. This site features a variety of classic books, and the ability to read them page by page. Continue reading…

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Western History Association Conference (October 2012)

The Western History Association’s annual conference was held this year in Denver, CO, on October 4-7. Because of this, the WHA and TPS @ Metro State partnered up for a unique and novel series of panel discussions. We also used this opportunity to meet with our grant recipients from across the Western Region on Friday, October 5. Later that night, we held a wonderful dinner and the recipients shared their experiences and accomplishments. Continue reading…