My dad, who’s a pretty cool guy and a top-notch Library Media Director, has an awesome idea. He’s begun the process of uniting educators across Wisconsin, especially those who deal with the younger grades, in the “One Book One Community” campaign. Here’s the initial release below:
I started work on my “One Book One Community” for the 2013-14 school year and I thought how cool it would be if Wisconsin came alive with the book Have You Filled A Bucket Today. I’ve used the book for several years and have seen the impact the concept of being a bucket filler can have on students and adults, too! Wisconsin has always been a shining star in our great nation and if we became a “Bucket Filling State” we would only continue that grand tradition of the “Wisconsin Idea.”
So why not consider joining us and other school districts, public libraries, municipalities, etc., around the state and help us to be the “bucket filling” state! I doesn’t need to be a school-wide or district-wide event, it can be just your library or classroom.
I have created a website, collaborative wiki, Facebook page, and Twitter feed to help build support and interest for the event. Please consider joining! Feel free to contact me, like our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter, and help us get the word out! Please share this with colleagues or with other listservs or organizations you are a part of.
Keith D. Schroeder
Library Media Director
School District of Marinette