Welcome to Invermere

Invermere is a small East Kootenay community located between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains. It is also known to be part of the Columbia Valley, which houses 17 communities from its most northerly community in Spillimacheen to its most southerly community in Canal Flats. Image Source: Screenshot retrieved from http://valleyfoundation.ca/wpcontent/uploads/2016/10/CVCF_vitalsigns_report_2016_V3.pdf According to the 2016 Census … Continue reading Welcome to Invermere

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A Teacher-Librarians Evaluation Road Trip

Managing and evaluating a reference resource collection can be directly compared to the planning process involved with going on a road trip. Let me explain how. Successful management and evaluation of a resource collection involves a number of stages, as does planning a road trip. According to the Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium (ERAC) document titled, … Continue reading A Teacher-Librarians Evaluation Road Trip

Looking Behind the Curtain: An Evaluation of a Reference Resource

It is often unnerving to pull back the curtain and take a look behind. Doing so often reveals an area of neglect, weakness or flaw that has been hidden away, set aside to be attended to another day. A day, that sometimes, never seems to come. The curtain however has been drawn. With that comes … Continue reading Looking Behind the Curtain: An Evaluation of a Reference Resource

In the bin and all mixed up

There are a 100 pieces to what seems to be a very simple puzzle, but right now I find myself disorganized and dumped in the bin. Image Source: http://brobible.com/life/article/mr-potato-head-new-look/ Upon quick reflection this seemed like it should be an easy task. The recommendations, informative websites and blogs provided ample information. However, even though I have dug … Continue reading In the bin and all mixed up