Caldecott Medal & Honor Books, 1938-Present PDF of Award Winners & Honor Books, 1938-Present 2010s | 2000s | 1990s | 1980s | 1970s | 1960s | 1950s | 1940s | 1930s 2010s Click on the title link to discover the award-winning book’s cover art and copyright page. 2018 Medal Winner Wolf in the Snow, illustrated and written by Matthew Cordell (Feiwel and Friends/Macmillan) Honor Books: Big Cat, Little Cat, illustrated and written by Elisha Cooper (Roaring Brook Press/Holtzbrinck) Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut, illustrated by Gordon C. Members of the 2018 Caldecott Medal Selection Committee are: Chair, Letitia A. 2017 Medal Winner Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, illustrated and written by Javaka Steptoe (Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.) Leave Me Alone! Members of the 2017 Caldecott Medal Selection Committee: Chair Rhonda K. 2016 Medal Winner Members of the 2016 Caldecott Medal Selection Committee: Chair Rachel G. 2015 Medal Winner 2014 Medal Winner 2013 Medal Winner Creepy Carrots!
8 Websites for Book Lovers At this point most everyone has heard of LibraryThing, the most popular social cataloging website online, and perhaps even of the Amazon-owned Shelfari, but here are a few websites for book lovers that you may not have heard about: Blippr Blippr is a website where you can add short reviews of 160 characters or less of books, movies, music, games, and applications. Book Cover Archive The Book Cover Archive is a collection of over 1,000 book covers categorized and browsable by designers, authors, titles, art directors, photographers, illustrators, and more. BookJetty BookJetty is a social cataloging app that will let you set up a bookshelf of titles you own or want and then easily search for them in your local library with a click. Book Glutton BookGlutton is a social community where you can read public domain books and discuss them with groups. Gurulib Gurulib is a social cataloging program which lets members organize their book, movie, music, game, and software collections. Listal GoodReads
Weeding Library Collections CREW: A Weeding Manual for Modern Libraries, Revised and Updated by Jeanette Larson, Texas State Library, 2008 Electronic VersionWeeding the Fiction Collection: Should I Dump Peyton Place? A comprehensive web page about weeding fiction, with a bibliography, links to policies, excerpts from policies, bullet points about weeding, and even a weeding skit, from Overbooked at the Chesterfield County (VA) Public Library.SUNLINK Weed of the Month Archive Advice for weeding non-fiction books and media, aimed at school libraries, but of interest to public libraries also. Dickinson, G. (2005, April/May). Crying over spilled milk. Library Media Connection, 24-26. There isn't one media specialists that doesn't find the job of weeding their selection daunting. Dr. Step One: Start with one shelf and pull out the books on that shelf and just do a visual check. Step Two: Once you have a pile of suspect books, apply the rules of deselection and make the decision to toss or keep. Dr. Throw Them Away.
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The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You If you’re not an avid follower of #edchat on Twitter, you may be missing out on a great opportunity to learn about some new Web 2.0 tools that are currently being used in classrooms around the world. That’s because @chickensaltash posed a simple question to the PLN and there has been a huge swell of support as hundreds of people have jumped in to answer the question about which 5 Web 2.0 tools teachers are using in classrooms. The Best of the Best You can view the live stream of #edchat here and see what people are saying at the hashtag #chickenweb2tools here. We scoured hundreds of responses and have come up with the following list. Made at Tagxedo – it’s in this list! The List Glogster Great way to share posters and images you’ve made with friendsEdmodoSocial learning environment and one of the best ways to teach with techBubbl.us Free application to brainstorm onlineTwitter The micro blogging service that many love or hate.WordPress Content publishing system. Add To This List
Instructional Technology Vision The Division of Instructional Technology will work collaboratively with the offices of the GaDOE, Georgia’s Regional Educational Service Agencies (RESAs), and Georgia’s Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to support the improvement of student achievement and effective, job-embedded professional learning. GaDOE Instructional Technology Training Team The GaDOE Instructional Technology Training Team provides training and support for applications accessed through the Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) Tunnel and Georgia Virtual Learning (GaVL). Click here for Help and Training on SLDS and TRL. Georgia NETS Implementation The NETS-S are the National Educational Technology Standards for Students, adopted by the Georgia State Board of Education in 2011. Center for Classroom Innovation (CCI) The Georgia Statewide Instructional Technology Advisory Committee has partnered with the GaDOE Technology and Facilities Services Divisions to design and equip a Center for Classroom Innovation (CCI).