What will humans be doing in the digital age? Reading Kevin Kelly's book?
As you know, I love books, and I love serving my community, which leads to a natural love of my local public library. So this year, I'll be joining Henderson Memorial Public Library's 100 Book Challenge...with a twist. I'm going to vlog my book reviews on YouTube live, at the pace of 2 books per... Continue Reading →
Short answer: It can be. The word "Hallowe'en" comes from "All Hallows Eve." Hallowed means holy, as in "hallowed be thy name." Thus "All Hallows" is another way to say "All the Holies" aka "All Saints Day" which is celebrated on November 1st. Since we can't possibly know all of the people who are... Continue Reading →
I haven't been posting much about the racism, violence, and controversy that have enveloped our nation. I have become convinced this is an historic time, and that we are seeing what the US was like in the 1960s all over again. But as a white person growing up in a white community surrounded by structural... Continue Reading →
It's an ordinary day in our small town library... until the furnace breaks! Watch this funny parody video and be our hero today.
Adult educators: consider carefully before investing in more devices and edtech products! Do students need tech skills for success? Yes. Do they need to perform well on computer-based testing? Yes. Will edtech products increase student outcomes? That depends. The Joyce Foundation funded a study to determine if edtech products would make a significant difference in... Continue Reading →
In January 2016, the GED Test changed its scores from pass/fail, to three different levels: 175 College Ready + Credit 165 College Ready 145 Pass: High School Equivalency Find more details in the Quick (Unofficial) 2017 GED® Test Update: Only available until June 30, 2017! The new GED College Ready Plus Credit is a recommendation for... Continue Reading →