Tagged: brave

How to Be Brave: Book Checkout Limits and Sacred Cows

How to Be Brave: Book Checkout Limits and Sacred Cows

In School Library Journal’s October 2012 issue, the cover article centered on the hot topic of Dewey vs. METIS classification systems, but the best advice I found was in the “Next Big Thing” follow-up...

How to Be Brave: Simplifying Dewey

How to Be Brave: Simplifying Dewey

I’ve written recently about my goal this year to be brave (or fierce), no matter what my district or the Department of Ed throw at me.  Though I’ve already had a few challenges with...

Being Brave in a Culture of Fear

Being Brave in a Culture of Fear

I’ve had this TED Talk video by Sir Ken Robinson posted in several of the blogs I read regularly, and I think it is just a wonderful and poignant and right on target.  Every...

PSLA 2013 Takeaway: Simplifying Dewey…A Bold Step!

PSLA 2013 Takeaway: Simplifying Dewey…A Bold Step!

I’m about to take a huge leap into the unknown here and risking the ire of librarians (not to mention my fantastic library assistant) everywhere.   I’m not “ditching Dewey” entirely as we discussed at...