Cataloging class has certainly been an experience! Now that I'm almost done, I can talk about it. There were dark days and bright days this semester. I had Professor Kathy Royall for the class. She has been super! She is so personable I had to stop myself from calling her by her first name. … Continue reading Cataloging Class
This week I have been feeling the stress! My research paper was due for the cataloging class. I had 2 discussion questions to respond to. I took a quiz. And now I have a portfolio due on Wednesday. I've attended a million meetings at work. I've been trying to get 3 different assignments graded. I've … Continue reading SEL- Social Emotional Learning
I have been busy during the month of October with tons of research! Here are the fruits of my labor! I am learning a lot about reference pages and in-line citations.
October has been terrifically busy! I have been immersed in working on researching Texas Library Association. Research in 2017 is so very different than it was in 1995! I'm learning how to manage my digital research notes. There has been a learning curve. Next time I do research I simply must remember to organize my … Continue reading Texas Library Association Timeline
I survived! I took my first cataloging exam and survived! I can't tell you how very nervous I was about that. There were so many mistakes I could have made. Thankfully I only made one mistake. I forgot a space before a punctuation mark. So I earned a 99/100. One of the things that has … Continue reading Exam Follow Up
9/23 I have spent most of the day procrastinating. I have been taking quizzes for my cataloging class every week for the last 3 weeks. Luckily, for those, I can retake it until I get a perfect score. That is not the case for the exam. For each quiz, I've missed a couple little details … Continue reading Cataloging Exam!
This post will be short because it is a bit of a test. I have an author website called QuillandBooks.com in which I write under my pen name, Kathryn Fletcher. It is a hassle to log out of one account to switch to another, so I made KF an administrator for this site. Now I can … Continue reading Ever Learning WordPress
Back to class! Both kinds of class-- grad school and middle school. Every year I forget how exhausting and exhilarating teaching middle school can be. Friday night I slept 11 hours. Two weeks into school and I've learned about half their names and I am redoing the seating chart with the new room layout to allow … Continue reading
I can't believe I'm almost done with my first semester of grad school! I also can't believe I'm about to go back to work. Monday I have a training. Thursday, I begin in-service. I am really excited to take what I've learned this semester and apply it in the classroom! I have so many ideas … Continue reading Living a Thousand Lives
Last week was a flurry of activity since I was trying to finish everything I needed to in order to go on vacation without having to do all the work on the road. Here are some of my favorite pictures: It felt so good to sit on the beach with a good book and … Continue reading Vacation and Exam