Author Archives: David Wee

on alert…

No, not Hawaii Emergency Management Agency practice alerts! Google alerts… One of the things I have been doing this month is working with 10th graders in one of our Mid-Pacific eXploratory (MPX) Humanities classes. Students have been building research outlines … Continue reading

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on NEW things for a new year…

Happy New Year! I didn’t have the faintest idea about what I should write about this month. Among this month’s topic possibilities that are pertinent to none of the rest of you: Sleep Number Beds – I got a Sleep … Continue reading

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on why there’s no time to present like the present…

I hope this post finds you festively preparing your winter break reading lists! I am currently forcing myself to finish My Brilliant [Zzzzz…] Friend by Elena Ferante for our Faculty Book Club meet-up in January (Sorry, I dozed just thinking … Continue reading

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on new ways of seeing librarianship…

I started my career in education as an elementary classroom teacher. During that time I had the opportunity to teach in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades. My favorite grade was 2nd. 7-year olds have this wondrous way of … Continue reading

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on messed up library lessons…

Sometimes, when I plan and execute information literacy lessons and things go well, I feel like the… I pat myself on the back and write about it in the AISL blog and I’m all, “Yay! School libraries rock! I rock! … Continue reading

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on going with the flow(chart)…

Given the events of recent weeks, above all else, I hope this post finds you and your loved ones safe and in good health. Though many of you are just getting around to the start of your new school years, … Continue reading

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on the awesomeness summer…

Happy summer, all! I hope that this post finds each of you doing whatever it is that allows you reflect on and appreciate all that is going well in your libraries and in your lives, as well as helping you … Continue reading

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on #macgyverlibrarianship part deux…

I love my job! If I were someone who didn’t love job job quite as much as I love mine, I might know that as of the time that I click “publish” on this post, there are two weeks and 36 hours … Continue reading

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on exploring emerging information formats… [edited]

For a long time, one of my favorite sayings has been, “It takes a village to raise a child…” I have been thinking a lot about that in our library programming of late. When push comes to shove, our reality … Continue reading

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on Gilligan in the library…

I’m going to just put it out there. This is an awkward subject and an awkward post, but here goes… Sometimes being a librarian makes me feel like I’m Gilligan stuck on a deserted island. A lot of the time … Continue reading

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