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Home - Librarian Edge

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If you don't stretch, you don't know where the edge is -- Sara Little Turnbull, designer

Katie Day: CV



The Librarian Edge blog

Comments from Katie blog - addressed to teachers in my school

Instead of a Letter blog


Archive 2009: What's Happening @ the East Library?


Wikis and Nings -- ways to collect knowledge and share it with others

Blogs -- online conversations and gathered thoughts


Book Groups & Books

-- Singapore Wednesday Night Book Group

-- Singapore Children's Lit Group

-- My sister Martha's book group in Maine

-- London Smith Club bookgroup

-- Misc book info


Lesson Archive  &  Librarian Resources

-- Lessons

-- Bookmarks for popular series

-- PYP-related materials

-- Search and Inquiry Cycles -- pick a model, any model...

-- Booklists

-- Sourcing books

-- Library/Book-related Listservs -- what I subscribe to and how I manage them

-- Designing a new library -- lots of links and notes for anyone contemplating a new/re-design of a learning space 

-- Photos of  my current school library

-- Photos of other school libraries  I have visited or worked at (note: you need to be on my Flickr "friend" list to view most of them -- just ask me)

-- East Campus Library info

-- Library Software -  the new, the different, the useful...

-- Destiny bits and bobs


Online catalogs of some international schools


Replaced list below with Delicious link -- search for tag "schoolopacs"


-- UWCSEA [Destiny]

-- Canadian International School (Singapore) [Destiny]

-- American School in Japan

-- Singapore American School [Destiny]

-- International School of Tianjin (China) [Destiny] -- library webpage

-- International School Bangkok (ISB) [Destiny]

-- International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) [Destiny]

-- Tanglin Trust School (Singapore) [Oliver]

-- ASH Middle School [Destiny]

-- ACST Library [Destiny]

-- Hong Kong Island School [Oliver]

-- Western International School of Shanghai [Destiny]

-- Renaissance College, Hong Kong [Oliver]

-- Anglo-American School, Moscow [Destiny]

-- Tianjin International School, China [Destiny]

-- Sinarmas World  Academy, Indonesia [Destiny]

-- International School of Belgrade [Destiny]

-- SJI International, Singapore [Destiny]

-- Washington International School (USA) [Destiny]

-- American Int'l School in Dhaka (India) [Destiny]





Curation: accessing information, making sense and using information (2011)

-- with Beth Gourley at Learning 2.0 in Shanghai, September 2011; see the wiki of the Librarian Strand at Learning 2.0


Building Internationally Literate Communities (2010)

-- a website created to support a presentation by me and Barb Philip of Tanglin Trust School at the IASL/SLAQ (International Association of School Librarians / School Library Association of Queensland) conference in Brisbane, Australia, September 2010


Hands On Literacy Conference (2010)

-- a website created by me to support a one-day conference organized by our Singapore international school librarian network, ISS-LN


Resourcing the PYP (2010)

-- a website created by me to support a PYP Job-Alike workshop presented by me and Megan Graff of the Canadian International School on April 26, 2010


Red Dot Awards 2010-2011

Red Dot Awards 2009-2010

-- websites created by me to support the children's choice book award initiated by our Singapore international school librarian network


Easy Web Design with Weebly (2009)

-- a website created to support a workshop offered at TeachIT in Singapore on November 21, 2009 by me and Barb Philip (Tanglin Trust School).


Digital Gist: Harnessing digital content for the library and learning: an inquiry into texts online in audio, video, and e-book formats (2009)

-- a wiki created by me and Beth Gourley to support a presentation at 21st Century Learning @Hong Kong, September 17-19, 2009


Connecting East (2009)

-- optional PD initiative to introduce online web tools for educators to our staff.  Developed by me and Keri-Lee Beasley, Term 2, 2008-2009, based on the 23 Things movement.

-- the blog -- where weekly tasks are introduced

-- the wiki -- reference site where tools and tasks are presented for four levels of users:  Novice, Apprentice, Practitioner, Expert


Hands On Literacy Conference (2008)

-- a website created by me to support a one-day conference organized by our Singapore international school librarian network, ISS-LN


Social Software in School and Life (2007)

-- a workshop presented at TeachIT 2007 in Singapore by me and Barb Philip -- on collecting, organizing, and sharing information, and the tools we can't live without.  We set up a wiki page for everyone attending to contribute to -- and we started it off with a collection of our own social software projects.


The Long Tail of Narrative Space and the Information Landscape: its implications for schools and libraries (2006)

-- Material gathered in early 2006 on future trends, social software, and school libraries, including a 'commonplace book' wiki, bookmarks, and book list.  Produced by me and Beth Gourley as preparation for and summary of a workshop -- and not modified since then.


LibraryThing catalog of PYP-relevant children's literature (2005- )

--  A virtual collection of books to support the PYP (Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate Organization (www.ibo.org) framework, including (but not limited to) tags for: 

The IBO Learner Profile: inquirers, knowledgeable, thinkers, communicators, principled, open-minded, caring, risk-takers, balanced, and reflective.


The PYP Concepts: form, function, causation, change, connection, perspective, responsibility, and reflection.


The PYP Attitudes: appreciation, commitment, confidence, cooperation, creativity, curiosity, empathy, enthusiasm, independence, integrity, respect, and tolerance.


Notes from Conferences/Conventions


IBAP Teacher's Convention 2007 notes

-- International Baccalaureate Asia Pacific Teachers' Convention 2007 on "Information Literacy across the IB Programmes", held in Singapore, March 31 -- April 2


EARCOS 2007 notes

-- East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools Teachers' Conference 2007 held in Bangkok, March 28 - 31


EARCOS 2006 notes

-- East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools Teachers' Conference 2006 held in Manila, March 29 -- April 2



Papers from my past  -- on Information Literacy, Teacher-Librarianship, etc.


Some of my favorite theorists and readings 


Podcast interview of me by Chris Smith of Shambles.net -- part of his Shambles podcasts




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