Posts By Kass Bates

About Kass Bates

I am a Library Media Specialist in McKinney, TX. For the past three years I have been a STAR discovery educator and am a member of the Discovery Education Texas Leader Council. I am the mother of an amazing 23 year old daughter and the wife of an amazing chef!

  1. DEnbrarian YA selection for January: The Book Thief

    Discovery’s DENbrarians are getting their YA “book on” every month!  Wanna join us?  We’re looking for  Media Specialists who would like to select the book for DENbrarian!  Click here if you’d like to take over for a month!   This month’s selection is The Book Thief. Death is the narrator in this Zusak masterpiece. It is […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]