The Beginning

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Off the Shelf is a blog for librarians, teachers, teacher-librarians, and just about anyone who is interested in the changing role of technology in education.   Given my current role as a teacher-librarian, I will be taking information in, and trying to apply it to libraries and school library programs.   The sidebar on the main page summarizes why I started this blog.    Essentially, technology, the Internet, and how we use the Internet is evolving  –  rapidly.  As teachers, I think we owe it to our students to get a good grasp on how things are changing, and change with them!  I don’t know that I will ever be ahead of the students in knowing the latest web tools, but I strive to keep pace with them.  Continue reading