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11 Oct

And so it begins! I am not new to blogging, but this is my first official ” teacher-librarian” blog. In the past my blogs have been narrowed and focused around a topic such as books or web 2.0 tools. I wanted a space where I could include my thinking, learning, questions, and ideas around teacher-librarianship.

You might be wondering why on earth I chose to be the “upcycled librarian? ” Upcycling is the process of converting waste materials into new products in an attempt to make use of existing products. Being relatively new to the profession I feel fortunate to be a part of the journey and process of “upcycling” the role of the teacher-librarian to reflect the tremendous shifts that are occurring in education and around the world. ┬áLibraries are no longer just a place where you go to get stuff, but rather they are dynamic learning communities where collaborating, communicating, and co-construction of knowledge occur. How do we upcycle the role of the teacher-librarian? Join me on my journey of discovery.



Hello world!

25 Sep

Welcome to! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you plan to do with it.

Happy blogging!