Notes for Newbies

Sweeney, Doris
October 2005
Florida Media Quarterly;Fall2005, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p14
The article focuses on the author's experiences as a media specialist. The author talks about the media center of her school and her role. She used to spend more time with the children while covering "golden hour." She defines this particular hour as an hour of time for Accelerated Reader and uninterrupted reading practice time. During this period she asked children about their books, about what they were reading and their desired expectation from the book. The author further talks about the wireless network in the school, which enabled her and other teachers to use laptop which could be directly connected to Follett server.


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