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12 Point Library/Media Program Checklist for Building Administrators Book Report, Jan 1996 (Updated 2017)

Alliance for Childhood’s Fool’s Gold report (a response) School Library Journal Dec 2000

Are Libraries (and Librarians) Heading Toward Extinction? Teacher-Librarian, Dec 2003

Are You Sure You Want an Internet Filter? Virtual Censorship is Still Censorship TechTrends, May/June 1998

Baker’s Dozen of Reasons Schools Need Internet Access np 1994

Becoming Indispensable School Library Journal’s Learning Quarterly, Feb 2003.

Best Practices for Meeting CIPA Requirements EdTech Magazine Q4 2005.

Budgeting for Lean Mean Times, MultiMedia Schools Nov/Dec 1995

Build an awesome class website with GoogleApps (with Marti Sievek) Explore online magazine of ISTE, July 23, 2014.

Building a library in the clouds, T.H.E. Journal, December 2, 2011.

Captured by the Web: K-12 Schools and the World Wide Web MultiMedia Schools Mar/Apr 1995

Change from the Radical Center of Education Teacher-Librarian, June 2008.

Changed but Still Critical: Brick and Mortar School Libraries in the Digital Age, InterED, Association for the Advancement of International Education [AAIE], Fall 2010.

Chickens Crickets and Rejection: Getting Published the First Time Minnesota Media

Collaboration and Reflection Minnesota Media, 2004, Synergy, School Libraries of Victoria, 2004

Communication with a Bang (and Few Whimpers): Teacher Webpages in as Little as 10 Minutes (with Anne Hanson), Library Talk, Sept/Oct 2001

Computer Skills for Information Problem Solving (with Mike Eisenberg) Emergency Librarian (Teacher-Librarian) - also an ERIC Digest, May 1996 (revised 2002)

Computing in the CloudsLeading & Learning, Dec/Jan 2009/10.

Connections for Learning, a SayWire White Paper on social networking tools in education, 2009.

Creative Commons and Why It Should Be More Commonly Understood, Library Media Connection, May/June 2009, Connections, School Catalogue Information Service (Australia), Issue No. 82, Term 3 2012.

Curriculum Built Not to Last (Recognized by ALA’s Library Instruction Round Table as one of the “The Top 20 Library Instruction Articles” for 1999) School Library Journal, Apr 1999

Dangers and Opportunities: Challenges for Libraries in the Digital Age Minnesota Media, 2007.

Data Mining Primer and Implications for School Library Media Specialists Knowledge Quest, May/June 2004.

Designing Research Projects Students (and Teachers) Love MultiMedia Schools, Nov/Dec 1999

Developing an Ethical Compass for Worlds of Learning (Identified by MERLOT as a distinguished, high-quality source of learning material), MultiMedia Schools, Nov/Dec 1998

Developing Ethical Behaviors in Students: What Schools Must Do Educational and Media Technology Yearbook, 2003

Do Schools Still Need Bricks and Mortar Libraries? (Point/Counterpoint) Leading & Learning, November 2009.

Driving Second Order Change with Technology, Education Technology Insights, May 2017

Ethical Issues Surrounding Technology Use in Elementary Schools Click! Computers and Learning in Classrooms K-6 (The University of Melbourne Australia) 1998

Ethical Issues Surrounding Technology Technology Use in Schools The Education Technology Guide,Issue 15. (Published by the Australian Media Group, Blackburn, Victoria)

Ethics in the use of technology from Ethics in School Librarianship: A Reader edited by Carol Simpson Linworth, 2003

Fight the Zero-Sum Game Interactive Educator, Winter 2006.

Future of the Book column used in Essay Writing Step-by-Step (Pascal Press, Glebe NSW AU, 2002) by Kristine Brown

Getting the Most from Your School Library Media Program Principal, Jan/Feb 2005

Good Policy for Policies (Techno Intelligence), School Library Journal, March 2003

Guidelines for Educators Using Social and Educational Networking Sites (with Jen Hegna) Library Media Connection, March/April 2010

The Hoax on You The Book Report, May 2002

How a K-12 School Uses the Internet, Media Spectrum (Michigan Association for Media in Education), 3rd quarter 1995

How did you use your computer in school today?” Education Technology Insights, April 2016.

How Our School Got Full Internet Access, Technology Connection, Nov 1994

Imagining the Future of the School Library (with Rolf Erikson and Christian Long), DesignShare, November, 2006.

Implementing an Information Literacy Curriculum: One District’s Story NASSP Bulletin, Mar 1999

Improving Administrative Technology Skills, School Administrator, May 2005.

Information, Communications, and Technology (ICT) Skills Curriculum Based on the Big6 Skills Approach to Information Problem-Solving. 2010 with Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz (ERIC document)

Information Power: Building Standards That Are Useful, Teacher Librarian, Dec 2000

Information Power from a District Perspective, Emergency Librarian (Teacher Librarian), Sept 1998

Internet Filters: Censorship by Any Other Name?, Emergency Librarian (Teacher Librarian), May 1998

Is BYOD Fair?” Tech & Learning, August 7, 2012.

Just in Case, Just in Time, Just in Part: Three Levels of Staff Development, MACUL Journal, 2007

Keep Your Building Technicians by Keeping Them Happy, School Library Journal, May 2000

Keeping Kids Engaged Fights Plagiarism, Too, Education Digest, May 2004.

Less Simple Answer to Evaluating Technology’s Impact, School Administrator, Apr 1998

Lessons School Librarians Teach Others American Libraries, December 2004. (Referenced in the 7th edition of the ALA’s Intellectual Freedom Manual and now available online.) and chosen for inclusion in The Whole Library Handbook 4.

The Librarian: Your Technology Partner. Library Media Connection, August/September, 2013

Libraries for a Post-Literate Society Multimedia & Internet @ Schools, July/August 2009

Libraries in the Cloud Library Media Connection, May/June 2011

Library Facilities for Schools Where Every Student Has a Device (with Jennifer LaGarde), Informed Librarian Online, April 2014.

Linking Libraries and Literacy: a Review of The Power of Reading: Insights into the Research KQWeb, Mar/Apr 2005

LMS and the LMS: How the Library Media Specialist Can Support Teachers’ Use of a Learning Management System. School Library Connection, January 2017.

Lobbying for Spare Change - or Real Change CSLA (California School Library Association) Journal, Spring 2006 and Minnesota Media, 2006

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Make a Copyright U-Turn and 5 Other Audacious Statements about Copyright and Educational Fair Use,” Learning & Media (Pennsylvania School Library Association), Spring 2009.

Managing Digital Resources Library Media Connection, September 2007

Mankato Schools: A Diskless Wonder! Apple News, May 1999

Mankato Schools Internet Project Internet Research, Winter 1995

Maslow and Motherboards: Taking a Hierachical View of Technology Planning MultiMedia Schools, January/ February 2003.

Media Trends in the Midwest Media Educator (Georgia Library Media Assoc.), Winter 1997

Miles’s Library Annotated, Chaper in Visionary Leaders for Information, 2010

Minnesota Can’t Afford to Skimp on School Libraries Minneapolis Star-Tribune, April 7 1994


New and Improved School Library Media Program School Library Journal, June 1995

Now That You Know the Basics - Rubrics to Guide Professional Development

Part 1, Leading & Learning with Technology, Dec/Jan 2000-01

Part 2, Leading & Learning with Technology, Feb/Mar 2001


On Winning the AASL/ABC-CLIO Grant: the Prize that Made a Difference Knowledge Quest, 2004, Vol 33


Plagiarism-Proofing Assignments Phi Delta Kappan, March 2004.

Politics of Money for the School Library Media Professional Minnesota Media, Fall 1994

President’s Message Minnesota Media, 2004

Proactively Teaching Technology Ethics Library Media Connection, January 2004

PLSA (Probability of Large Scale Adoption) Predictors Education Technology Solutions (Australia), Vol 22, May 2008 and MediaSpectrum: Journal of the Michigan Association for Media in Education, Fall 2007.


Raising Good Citizens for a Virtual World: An Online Ethics Primer for Parents AASL’s FamilyConnect, Fall 2000

Real Flexibility (and a variety of responses, pro and con, to the article) School Library Journal, Nov 2001 (Also a paper by graduate student and media specialist Christine Hurley exploring the topic.)

Really Slick Chicken Tricks [Children’s story and illustrations] Cricket Magazine, May 1990

Reboot Camp” (Ongoing, online professional development)” with Joyce Valenza, School Library Journal,May 2008

Response to “Just Give It to Me Straight: A Case Against Filtering the Internet,” in the May 2004 Phi Delta Kappan by Callister and Burbules. Appeared in Kappan Backtalk section, June 2004

Reviews On-Line and PR Too, School Librarian’s Workshop, May 1991

Right Brain Skills and the Media Center: A Whole New Mind(set), KQWeb March/April 2007

Rules for the Social Web Threshold, Summer 2007


Seven Most Critical Challenges That Face Our Profession Teacher-Librarian, May/June 2002 and Synergy(School Library Association of Victoria) 2003.

Sharing the Wealth: A Competitive Bid Process to Allocate Resources Electronic Learning, May 1995

Shy Person’s Guide to Lobbying, Minnesota Media, 2007

Skills for the Knowledge Worker Teacher-Librarian, October 2006.

Small Class Size Improves Education: a No-Brainer Right? St. Paul Pioneer Press, Jan 21 1999

Some Design Considerations When Building or Remodeling a Media Center (also titled “Questions to Ask When Building or Remodeling a New Media Center”) ERIC ED425609, Jan 1, 1998 and Effective Learning Spaces (School Library Association of Victoria), 2003

Stars in Parents’ Eyes Mankato Free Press opinion on school rating systems in Minnesota, September 17, 2003.

Stretching Your Technology Dollar Educational Leadership (ASCD), December 2011/January 2012

Stone Soup: A Classroom Parable MultiMedia Schools, Nov/Dec 1996

Student Access to Internet: Librarians and Teachers Working Together to Teach Higher Level Survival Skills, The Emergency Librarian (Teacher Librarian), Jan 1995

Survival Skills for the Information Jungle Creative Classroom, Aug 2001

Surviving the Information Jungle (forward to: Super Searchers go to School by Joyce Valenza, Information Today, 2005)

Sustainable Technology np, 1997


Taming the Chaos (dealing with student-owned technologies in the classroom), Leading & Learning with Technology, Nov 2010.

Teacher Web Pages that Build Parent Partnerships MultiMedia Schools, September 2000

Technology in the Mankato Schools Minnesota School Board Association Journal, Early Winter 1997

Technology Literacy for Administrators (with Eric Bartleson), School Administrator, Apr 1999

Technology Upgrade Book Report and Library Talk, Apr/May 2000

Text of Testimony Given to the Minnesota House Education Finance Committee np, 1995

Things that keep us up at night (with Joyce Valenza) School Library Journal, October 2009.

Turning the Page (E-books and their impact on libraries) School Library Journal, November 2004.

Top Ten School Library Game Changers of the Past Twenty-Five Years. Teacher Librarian, April, 2013

Top Ten Secrets for a Successful Workshop Library Media Connection, October 2006


“Upgrade: Easing into Technology Integration” chapter in The Computer as And Educational Tool: Productivity and Problem Solving 5th edby Richard C. Forcier and Don E. Descy, Pearson, 2008.

Using Planning and Reporting to Build Program Support The Book Report, May 1992


Virtual Librarian Minnesota Media Fall 1993, Updated and reprinted in IMPACT: Association for Teacher-Librarianship in Canada, Fall 1999, and ACCESS, Australian School Library Association, 2005 .

Virtual Realities: Technology for Tots Minnesota School Board Association Journal, Early Spring, 1998


Weeding the Neglected Collection School Library Journal, Nov 1990

What Does It Look Like? Part I: The Code 77 Rubrics Technology Connection, Dec 1997

What Does It Look Like? Part II: Rubrics for Restructuring Technology Connection, Jan 1998

What Gets Measured Gets Done: The Importance of Evaluating Your Library Media Program The Book Report, Sept/Oct 2001

What Gets Measured Gets Done: A School Library Media and Technology Program Self-study Workbooknp 2001 (updated 2007).

What I Learned at Wonewok: Participating in the 3M Marketing Retreat, March 28-31, 2003 Knowledge Quest, 2003 Vol 32

What the Public Library Could Learn From Barnes & Noble Mankato Free Press, June 3, 1996

What You See and What You Don’t See: A Tour of Dakota Meadows Minnesota Media, Winter 1993

When Your Job is on the Line [MEMO’s Strategies for Assisting Library Media Specialists Whose Positions are in Jeopardy] Minnesota Media, 2004 and Library Media Connection, Feb 2005

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad (c)? School Library Journal, October 2008.

“Why Do I Still Need a Library When I Have One in My Pocket?: The Teacher-Librarian’s Role in 1:1/BYOD Learning Environments. (with Jennifer LaGarde), Teacher-Librarian, June 2014

Why I Write For Publication KQWeb, May/June 2001

Why, What, How and WHO of Staff Development in Technology: The Growing Importance of Teacher-Librarian’s Role in Helping Create Technology-Savvy Educators ISIS Conference Paper, Summer 2000

Why Minnesota’s Children Need Internet Access text of talk given at TIES meeting, 1994.

Will Information Power Help Integrate Technology Into the School Library Media Program? School Library Journal, Jan 1999


Your School Library Media Program and No Child Left Behind text of AASL brochure, 2004


Hits from LM_Net

Hit: What If Education Really Worked? (Media specialists speculate about a truly educated society), June 2000

Hit: Is It Plagiarism? (Web sites cited in the bibliography but not in the body of the paper. Opinions from media specialists on whether this is plagiarism.) December 1999

Hit: An X-files type question: the computer jinx (“She gets near the computer and it acts weird.” 30+ cases and suggested cures.), December 1999