Category Archives: Inspiration
Something I forgot to blog about before Barack Obama left office was his essay in Lonely Planet, of all places. In an essay titled, “US President Barack Obama reflects on why a million miles of travel gives him hope for the future,” … Continue reading
Source: Williams, Terry Tempest. 2016. The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks. New York: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus, & Giroux.
From Piero Formica’s “The Innovative Coworking Spaces of 15th-Century Italy” in Harvard Business Review: Coworking spaces are on the rise … Much has been made of these shared workspaces as a brand-new idea, one that barely existed 10 years ago. But the way they function … Continue reading
Congratulations to our alum Addie Matteson on the publication of her Hamilton-themed Hamilessons in School Library Journal! She writes: I teach in a Title I school, and I knew many students would connect to Hamilton’s difficult childhood. My library also has … Continue reading
Interview: Delaware Division of Libraries | UpNext: The IMLS Blog via kwout I was fascinated by this map created for the Delaware Division of Libraries that appeared on the IMLS Blog UpNext. It sorts library programming by Dewey number. Would sorting … Continue reading
Captured in the cafe of the modern wing of the Art Institute of Chicago … click image to expand.
Hat tip to Judi Moreillon!
Looking through saved items in my Google Reader account, I rediscovered a brief New York Times interview with teacher, Project Runway co-host, and fashion executive Tim Gunn of “Make It Work” fame. Some of the questions tickled me then and reminded me, … Continue reading
A great quote from the KQED Mindshift blog, summarizing Chris Lehmann’s presentation at EDUCON last week:
Found in Fleming, Severine von Tscharner. 2012. “Shovel Sharpened, Shovel Ready.” In Greenhorns. ed. Zoe Ida Bradbury, Severine von Tscharner Fleming, and Paula Manalo. ill. Lucy Engelman. [North Adams, MA]: Storey.