Author Archives: Kass Bates

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VirtConRecap of: Board Builder and 50Ways to Use it ; presented by Jeanette Edelstein

VirtConRecap of: Board Builder and 50Ways to Use it ; presented by Jeanette Edelstein

If you are new to board builder, curious about board builder or just wanting to explore and create with board builder this session is a must watch. This is the exact reason I selected this session for my recap. Selfish confession…. Rather than slide through 50 ways to use board builder Jeanette did a great

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Discovery Resources Explored

Today I had the opportunity to share Discovery Resources with all of the Secondary Media Resource Specialists in my district.  While most of them have been aware of Discovery as a great source for videos supporting our various curriculums they had no idea of the depth and breadth of the available resources. We also explored

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Just Say “Yes!”

This week I am beginning a new career venture. After 17 years in elementary classrooms and 13 years as an elementary library media specialist I am moving into a position as a middle school MRS  or Media Resource Specialist. This move has been completely my choice and one I weighed carefully. I am nervous, scared

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Just Say “YES!”

This week I am beginning a new career venture. After 17 years in elementary classrooms and 13 years as an elementary library media specialist I am moving into a position as a middle school MRS  or Media Resource Specialist. This move has been completely my choice and one I weighed carefully. I am nervous, scared

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You’re Not a Newbie Anymore!

DENSI 2013 has come and gone but I can’t let another day go by without reflecting on what an amazing week it was. This was my third DENSI and each one has left me a changed educator, colleague and learner. However what I think was so special   this time was watching all the newbies as

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