Nationally Known Professionals
Gary Hartzell. Annette Lamb and Larry Johnson, 2010. Web. 23 April, 2011.
I love articles by Gary Hartzell! Because Hartzell used to be a principal, and I thought his articles would speak to my principal as well. I also just love his writing style. Very pragmatic and easy to read.

Renee Hobbs - Media Education Lab. Media Education Lab, Temple University, 2009. Web. 23 April, 2011.
Renee is one of the founders of the National Association for Media Literacy Education, as well as one of the editors of the Journal for Media Literacy Education, and the author of numerous scholarly articles.

Doug Johnson. n.p., n.d. Web. 23 April, 2011.
I've read Johnson's "Blue Skunk Blog" and I love his writing style. He's the author of many books, including School Libraries Head for the Edge: Rants, Raves, and Reflections and Machines are the Easy Part; People are the Hard Part: Observations about Making Technology Work in Schools as well as many scholarly articles.

Ian Jukes. n.p., n.d. Web. 23 April, 2011.
Ian Jukes is the creator of the 21st Century Fluency Project, as well as a speaker, instructor, and consultant. He's also the author of a well-respected blog and over 200 scholarly articles.

Jamie McKenzie - Jamie McKenzie, n.d. Web. 23 April, 2011.
Mckenzie is the editor of The Question Mark, an educational journal devoted to questioning and the editor of From Now On as well as a speaker and author.

Joyce Valenza. n.p., n.d. Web. 23 April, 2011.
Valenza is a writer, speaker, and blogger, as well as a practicing school librarian. I like that she's still "in the trenches" and knows first-hand about current issues facing school librarians.

David Warlick. David Warlick, 2011. Web. 23 April, 2011.
Warlick is a very well-known speaker about 21st century literacy, as well as an author of four books and numerous articles. He is also the creator of Citation Machine, an citation generator.

Allison Zmuda. Competent Classroom, 2009. Web. 23 April, 2011.
Zmuda is a consultant, author, and radio host. Her philosophy is centered in helping educators create a "competent classroom", which is "a learning environment where all participants believe it is possible for them to be successful." I have read many articles by her and have found her articles to be among the most useful I've read in the field.