This year’s Banned Books Week takes on added significance with the challenge of several award winning books. Laurie Halse Anderson’s book, Speak, was attacked in a Missouri paper’s op-ed piece by Wesley Scroggins, an associate professor of management at Missouri State University. He characterized the book as immoral and recommended that it be removed from… Continue reading
Banned Books Week arrives in just a few days, and we’re getting ready here the EMS library to celebrate our freedom to read. More information will be coming soon, but here’s a little promotional video made with one of my favorite Web 2.0 apps, Animoto. Enjoy your RIGHT to READ!
I had a great summer vacation, but I must say I’m glad to be back! I loved seeing the new 6th graders flooding into the building, their backpacks filled to bursting. Struggling with locker combinations, meeting with old friends that haven’t been seen all summer, opening that new package of pencils; it’s all part of… Continue reading