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Skype Without Boundaries

Just last week I connected a 2nd grade library class with a high school reader in Arkansas. Fellow school guybrarian extraordinaire, Stony Evans, in Arkansas asked to Skype. 157 more words

Famiies That Read Together Succeed Together

Continuing in my new school’s tradition, I am leading the monthly book club established by my predecessor. The book club is a family engagement piece that requires both an adult and child to be present for all sessions held once a month in the evening. 159 more words

Nick Vianna Author Visit

The new school year has started and gone so quickly. After having spent the last year in a city district that frowned upon blogging, innovation, edtech and grant writing, I am overjoyed to finally have found a home where I can be the educator and school library media specialist I have always dreamed of being. 101 more words

"a tiny glass-bottomed boat" Sarah Boxer reads Proust on her cellphone

I glided through sentence after sentence, volume after volume, on my Android in the nighttime darkness. The experience was remarkably … Proustian.

I was absolutely thrilled to read this wonderful description by Sarah Boxer of her experience of reading on her phone, in bed, in the dark.

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The School Year in Review

This past school year has been a learning experience. Leaving NYC DOE last year and entering the Westchester County school system was a gateway to better understanding my strengths. 389 more words

Earth Day Environmental Centers

Our school is a green school, so we do a lot as a whole school to learn about caring for our Earth throughout the year. Our third grade has some specific science standards that explore pollution and effects of humans on the environment. 619 more words

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ALA Scholastic Publishing Award

I am extremely honored by the press release below. Thank you Scholastic and ALA!!!

ALA Scholastic Library Publishing Award

Tracey Wong

February 16, 2016

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