Archive for August, 2016

Sept. 15 is Power Up at Your Library Day

 Dorcas Hand, Editor of TASL Talks http://tasltalks.blogspot.com/2016/08/september-15-power-up-day-from-tla.html   Remember all the way back to April when TLA Conference was here in Houston? IdeasPowered as a PR program was unveiled there by outgoing TLA president Susan Mann and the TLA PR and Marketing Committee – check out the video from the event.  It was powerful at conference – the idea […]

The R10 Dream Team

Yesterday I was part of one of the best Region 10 events of the year. Every year we host a “gala” luncheon for all of the Teachers of the Year selected by our ISDs and Charters. This annual event is exciting and exhilarating to attend because you realize the room is filled with those who […]

Sparky: When ‘Gifted’ Isn’t a Gift – GeekDad

Sparky: When ‘Gifted’ Isn’t a Gift – GeekDad. I really appreciate this post. For some time now, I’ve been preaching the message that we need to stop using the term “gifted” when referring to people with unusually high ability and/or potential. Why? Thinking differently doesn’t make anyone superior to anyone else. Kids are not meant […]