Author Archives: David Wee

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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on teaching teachers to be wolves in a “fake news” world…

I had an opportunity to teach my teachers about “fake news.” “I’m not a librarian. What should I be teaching my kids about fake news?” After reading Courtney Walker’s latest post, I have to admit, I added the quotation marks … Continue reading

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on the releasing of wolves into your library curriculum…

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Happy New Year! I don’t know about the rest of you, but winter break served as a wonderful time for me to catch my breath, take a break from obsessing about fake news, and READ SOME BOOKS! I hit a … Continue reading

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a post that is mostly a really long list of links to other people’s stuff on media literacy and fake news…

The “fake news” problem is all over the news and all of the sudden everybody wants to be “information literate” and “media literate.” This is a good thing in the scheme of things because maintaining a functional democracy with a … Continue reading

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