Posted in traditional topics, non-traditional teaching

Old media and new media!!

I loved this week of further developing our writing in the “spooky” stories we started last week. And without my telling him, a fourth grader went and grabbed a dictionary both for word meanings and spelling! I can not tell you the levels of joy this brought me! And third graders going through frustrating learning curves (really?! Three capcha codes!?) to access their gmail accounts and write me notes!? They were so proud.


❤️juxtaposition of the laptop for online writing with the print dictionary.



I am a Library Information Technology Specialist at Midway Elementary; a K-6 school in the Mead School District north of Spokane, Washington. My goal is to help grow engaged, empowered, thoughtful and responsible digital citizens who also have a high regard for the beauty of the written word. Yes! You can be both a TECHY and a BOOKY. Some of my favorite people are (and so am I!)

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