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Dr. Mark Kaplan earns the Principal Advocacy Award
Congratulations to Dr. Mark Kaplan of Falcon Cove Middle School for being awarded the Secondary Principal Library Advocacy Award for the State of Florida! Dr. Kaplan was nominated by Stacey Farmer, Media Specialist at the Nest at Falcon Cove. Dr. Kaplan will be recognized in late November at the FAME conference! Thank you for your support and advocacy Dr. Kaplan!
You will want to check out the Gale and Microsoft OneDrive integration. This powerful combo allow students to save and retrieve resources from Gale right within OneDrive. As you know Gale is a powerful resource on its own however now it is possible to save Gale content as a Microsoft Word Document. See how it works in the video below.
Toot Your Horn! What's Your News?
If you have something special you would like to "Brag" about, please send it to either Neena or Lourdes.
Congratulations to Winnie Adams, Media Specialist at Apollo Middle. Apollo Middle school was selected to implement the Limitless Libraries Program that was awarded through a grant for Broward Schools. The Limitless Libraries grant is designed to enrich the learning experience and introduce Mixed Reality in education. As part of the grant, Apollo Middle School received: two AR/VR Mixed Reality headsets, two controllers, and two computers to operate them. They also received technical training, new content rollouts, and resources needed to get the Mixed Reality program up and running.
Elaine Aaron and Diana Haneski earn the Florida Power Library Title!
Congratulations to Elaine Aaron and Diana Haneski, recipients of the prestigious Florida Power Library Award! Elaine is the Media Specialist at Silver Ridge Elementary School. Diana is the Media Specialist at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, and the first High School recipient in Broward County! Both Elaine and Diana have innovative student centered programs that facilitate learning. Both of these fabulous Media Specialists have media programs that support teaching and learning, information literacy skills that result in student achievement. They have designed creative and inviting Makerspaces in the media center that supports the curriculum and affords students the opportunity to implement critical thinking skills while building student learning. Diana and Elaine are both past Presidents of the Broward County Association Media Specialists, the local professional organization for media specialists.
Hats off to you ladies, for a well-deserved honor!