LMS Weekly Reminder

Upcoming Task and Dates to Remember for this Week.

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Read Across America Day-March 2

Please CLICK HERE to share what you are doing at your school for Read Across America Day.

Send me pictures of the festivities at your school so I can share with the group.

NCTies Conference This Week!!!

If you are attending NCTies, let's keep in touch using "Group Me".

To join my new group 'NCTies 2014' on GroupMe click here: https://groupme.com/join_group/7358269/Niatj4

It works well on your computer or mobile device.

If you can't come, but want to keep up with what is going on. Join the group and follow the conversation.

THIS WEEK- March 3-7

January PLC Rescheduled

March 20th - January PLC rescheduled

TOPIC: Engaging African American Males Readers: Practical Tips and Strategies

SESSION 1 PLC 2:00-4:00 Franklin Blvd. Boardroom
SESSION 2 PLC 4:00 - 6:00 Franklin Blvd. Boardroom

We are very pleased to have a special guest speaker from the Jr. Library Guild to present at our rescheduled January PLC on March 20th at the Franklin Blvd. Boardroom.
CLICK HERE confirm your session attendance.

What do you need to bring?

  • highlighter (handouts provided)
  • pen
  • big smile (It will make someone's day)

Click here to find out more about our presenter

Dates to Remember

  • March 12th- EBOB Location: UNCG
  • March 13th- MBOB Location: UNCG
  • March 14th- HBOB Location: UNCG
  • March 20th - January PLC rescheduled

    TOPIC:Engaging African American Males Readers: Practical Tips and Strategies

    SESSION 1 PLC 2:00-4:00 Franklin Blvd. Boardroom
    SESSION 2 PLC 4:00 - 6:00 Franklin Blvd. Boardroom
    Click HERE to confirm your attendance.

  • April 5th- GCS Global Education Conference
    Click HERE to register through PD for credit.
  • April 23rd- World Book Night USA
  • April 24th- District AMTR Meeting

What's New in Technology

Nancy Creavey shared a great app to scan book ISBN and obtain Level. Literacy Leveler™ makes it easy to level children’s books in your collection and find books of an appropriate reading level.

CLICK HERE to find out more.

GCS TV information

GCS TV channel 2 has changed to GCS TV channel 74-1

School APP Creator Suggestions

o School APP

    • We are trying to encourage each school to create an APP for their school.
    • Please CLICK HERE to enter any APP creator websites you find. (Example. http://ibuildapp.com/)
    • APP creator guidelines:
      • Free if possible
      • No user limits
      • User-friendly for user and creator
      • Downloadable on any platform
    • We will use your suggestions to share at a future PLC.

AASL Survey

DPI has requested that we get as much participation as possible on this survey from AASL.

The AASL Status of Staffing of School Libraries Task Force has been asked to collect data related to current school library staffing levels and school librarian roles/responsibilities.


This survey contains only nine (9) questions and should take no more than five (5) minutes to complete. Your participation will help the task force to determine whether other staff are assuming school librarian roles/responsibilities and/or if school librarians are assuming additional responsibilities outside their traditional purview. The task force will use the results to provide suggestions and recommendations for appropriate action.

Office 365 Resources

Our WONDERFUL Instructional Technology and Innovation Team of Pam James and Sabrina Jenkins has created videos to walk you through the use of Office 365, Web Apps, and using SkyDrive. Click Here to access instructional Video's.

If you would like to learn more, next month the team will be offering Office 365, Web Apps & Skydrive training for all users. Click here for a full list of classes and more details.

REMEMBER: Please share this information with your staff.

GREAT NEWS! If you attend at least 3 instructional courses throughout the year you will now receive credit. (Please share with staff.)

Library Media Services

Have a wonderful week!

Remember: If you would like text reminders about media services events text @mediaspe to (469)275-4562

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Employee of the Month
CLICK HERE to nominate someone for Employee of the Month.

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