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26 Ways Educators Use Twitter

Brilliant or Insane

Maybe you’ve heard about the power of Twitter for education, but you aren’t quite sure how it works. Fedena, a School Management Software company, shares 26 ways educators use Twitter, in this nifty, alphabetized infographic. Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics For more powerful Twitter strategies, check out our social media library. The post 26 Ways Educators Use Twitter appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Infographics Social Media edtech TwitterBrilliant or Insane. Meanwhile, share […].

The Future of Libraries - what does it look like?

Educational Technology Guy

Libraries, like schools, are changing with technology. The typical library full of books will be going away and be replaced with a space for accessing digital resources and getting help finding resources. Many libraries are struggling to change and even attract visitors. https://www.webcheckout.net/blog/library-future/ -. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Creating a Student Centered Library Where Kids Love to Learn

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT | #23 A 10-Minute Teacher Interview with Micki Uppena From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Librarian Micki Uppena has a student centered library. In addition to a rich maker space, Micki takes us on a journey into a 21st century library where kids love to learn. The importance of relationships in the modern library.

Teaching Language Learners with Twitter

Teacher Reboot Camp

Twitter has various updates, which have made it a wonderful app and web tool for learning a language. Below, is an infographic of 5 ways Twitter is a great education tool. To discover 12 ways to teach with Twitter, check out the post I wrote for ESL Library, 12 Ways to Use Twitter with Language Learners. Challenge: Use one of the ideas to teach with Twitter.

6 Tips to a Super Twitter Profile

The Daring Librarian

Tips to a Super Twitter Profile After re-vamping my blog header header ( Teaching Good: Branding Evil ) I took a serious look at my Twitter profile and changed it, too! I changed my Twitter profile. First thing - BREAK Your Twitter Egg and show your face. But, 6 years after Twitter was started - it may be a challenge! Trying it for now, at least! The real me.

One future for research libraries

Bryan Alexander

On May 12 the head of the National Science Library at the Chinese Academy of Sciences , Xiaolin Zhang, gave a major speech to the THETA conference in Australia. In the talk director Zhang laid out a vision for the future of the academic library, and it’s one that both challenged and excited many of us, both within and beyond the library world. CAS photo from Nature ).

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A Twitter Chat In Your School. A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development AND gives educators the option to participate in their PJs, from the comfort of their own home! Twitter is always a great resource for PD, but some teachers either don’t have time to use it or don’t know how. Give twitter tips and archive chat.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools

TeachThought - Learn better.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools . Libraries are brilliant because books are brilliant. If A Library Were YouTube. Take a modern library, for example. Even if the newest libraries, books are arranged in terms of genre, often by author last name. Library: Google::Sears:Amazon? Libraries can’t. by Terry Heick. Or YouTube.

Library 2.0 Sponsored Webinar - "Student Engagement Through Library-led Gamification" with Tasha Squires

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Library 2.0 Presents: "Student Engagement Through Library-led Gamification" With: Tasha Squires Learning Resource Center Teacher at O’Neill Middle School Library Date + Time: Wednesday, August 17th 10am EST for one hour (Click on the time link to see the event time in your own time zone.) Sign up HERE. The results were astounding.

Classroom Organizer - free app to organize your classroom library and book room

Educational Technology Guy

Classroom Organizer is a free web based and mobile app that allows you to organize and manage your classroom library and school book room. With the mobile app, available for Android and iOS, you can scan book title ISBNs into your library, view your library, and manage your book locations. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. This is a great resource for classrooms and smaller schools to manage their book collections. -. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Android books

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Twitter and the death of distance

Learning with 'e's

Social media sites such as Twitter span huge distances to connect people around the world. Many of us regularly communicate with multiple Twitter and Facebook friends and acquaintances instantaneously even though they may be in another country. One of the key findings of the research is that Twitter is transforming our conceptions of communication at a global level.

Launching a Makerspace: Lessons Learned From a Transformed School Library

MindShift

New Canaan High School librarian Michelle Luhtala recently jumped headfirst into creating a makerspace in her library and documented what she learned, how her space changed and how it affected students along the way. Luhtala is blessed with a big library, but for most of her career it has been dominated by large bookshelves. Over time, Luhtala has pared down her collection as she increased the digital reading material the library offers, but in order to make room for a makerspace she cleared out 7,000 books. TechXperts ” are student-experts that help out in the library.

How School Libraries Can Help Personalize Learning

edWeb.net

With personalization becoming a growing initiative in schools, the library is a valuable asset for personalizing instruction around student needs. Michelle and Jackie discussed how the library can personalize instruction through assessing, reading, learning, and making. They also have a “text the library” service, which allows students to anonymously text questions to the library.

How a school threw out their reading program and finally got everyone excited about reading.

The CoolCatTeacher

Follow @ techninjatodd on Twitter. Follow Donalyn Miller on Twitter @ DonalynBooks (Yes, I’m trying to book her for a future show!). Every Classroom Matters Podcast Libraries readingECM 152: Principal Todd Nesloney tells you how to really get kids excited about reading. No trinkets. No prizes. No book levels. One school led by Principal Todd Nesloney got rid of it all.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools

TeachThought - Learn better.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools . Libraries are brilliant because books are brilliant. If A Library Were YouTube. Take a modern library, for example. Even if the newest libraries, books are arranged in terms of genre, often by author last name. Library: Google::Sears:Amazon? Libraries can’t. by Terry Heick. Or YouTube.

If the Library of Congress pins.

NeverEndingSearch

If the largest library in the world, with millions of books, photographs, maps and manuscripts pins, it makes a pretty serious case for a new type of curation for libraries, learning, and learners. The Library of Congress is a pretty serious pinner. curation Library of Congress pinterest Walt WhitmanThe white gloves are off. Pinning can be way bigger than prom.

Register Now for the (Online) Library 2.0 Spring Summit - "The Emerging Future"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join us on April 30th, 2015 for the free, online Library 2.015 Spring Summit - The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning , a three-hour conversation about technology issues and trends in the future of library and information services. The Spring Summit has been inspired by and orchestrated in partnership with Library 2.0 Panelists: Dan Cohen, Miguel Figueroa, Mark A.

"Yes, Virginia, Libraries DO Twitter. "

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Sarah Milstein So many libraries and librarians are using Twitter! Sarah Milstein''s article in InfoToday paints a bright picture of how libraries are using technology to better serve their patrons. Twitter for Libraries (and Librarians) I especially like the sidebar describing Twittiquette for Institutions -- excellent advice! Here''s a list of Libraries using Twitter , compiled by Lindy Brown and updated recently (thanks, Lindy ). So, Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus Libraries DO Twitter. (??? ? ) Thanks! You might want to ?

What to Buy for Your Maker Space #makered

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT #22 | An Interview with Librarian Chad Lehman From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Maker spaces are great places for kids to explore and learn, so take a trip inside the new library — one with a Maker space. The library is popular again! How a maker space changes learning in the school library. Guess what? Full Bio.

Learning Revolution Free PD - 100+ Library Sessions This Week - GlobalEdCon Deadline - Membership Milestones

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 7, 2014 A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Ten Conversations Updates Library 2.014 Starts Today! Follow us on Twitter #liveclass20. More information at [link].

Library 2.011 Worldwide Conference November 2-4

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We’re counting down the days until the inaugural (and free) Library 2.011 Worldwide Virtual Conference begins on Wednesday, November 2nd. More than 4,000 information professionals from 149 countries have signed up to join the global conversation on the current and future state of libraries. Presentations will cover a variety of pertinent subject strands that affect the LIS industry and the changing roles of libraries and librarians in our digital world. The conference Twitter hashtag is " #lib2011 " and to download a variety of badges, please visit: [link].

Connected Educator Month Kickoff Details! PLUS Library 2.013 Proposals Deadline

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Quick news on Library 2.013 , our third annual worldwide, online, and free conference on libraries, librarians, and librarianship: the formal deadline for session proposals is end of day Monday, September 30th. From Twitter to Facebook and Pinterest to Vine (hey--what about Classroom 2.0 ?!), We hope you''ll submit ! More information at the CEM website. See you online!

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Events Newsletter - Teacher Librarian Chat - Library 2.015 Spring Summit - NextVista.org Creative Expression Contest

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Learn more at [link].

There's an Echo in My Library!

The Daring Librarian

It took months of waiting but finally, just a few weeks ago it came and we now have a new information tool in the library! Will this tool (I am assiduously avoiding using the word toy) be an asset to our library or a distraction? We also have a new Courtesy Mobile Device Charging Station in the MHMS Daring School Library Media Center! Hello Alexa! Just in case it was a flop!)

Connecting Around the World! Mystery Skype, Twitter & Google Hangouts!

MSEDTechie

Using Mystery Skype, Twitter, and Google Hangouts are great ways this can be done! Check out my post about Why I love Twitter & Mystery Skype Our 4th graders had so much fun during their Mystery Skype. Twitter is a great way to connect with educators, and experts from around the world. Connecting around the world! It''s time to change the way we teach! OMGEEE.

Learning Revolution Free PD - GlobalEdCon News - Awaken Young Inventors - Library Horizon Report "Deep Dive"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. NMC Virtual Symposium on the Future of Libraries. Follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Really!)

Events Newsletter - Library Negotiations (Today) - Reinventing Education - OZeLive - Open Licensing - Google in Ed - ISTEunplugged

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Two Week Calendar Monday, February 23rd at 3pm Library 2.0 Friday, Feburary 27th - Sunday, March 1st in Asheville, NC Reinventing Education , Join us for this two-day opportunity to connect and collaborate with colleagues from the school, library, museum, and home learning worlds--and anyone interested in reinventing how we think about and facilitate learning. Library 2.0

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link]. There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! join the Library 2.0 Franks, PhD Using downloadable audiobooks to improve student literacy outside the classroom - Sue Toms, Head of Libraries WLMA - Reach Out and Teach Someone - Terri Grief, President-Elect.

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Events + News - This Month in School Libraries - Future Ready Schools Online Summit - Student Coding

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. Please share this newsletter with your friends and colleagues! Two Week Calendar Monday, May 18th at 8pm TL News Night LIVE! Join here.

Events Newsletter - Reinventing Education Speakers - New Library 2.0 Webinars - Starting to Homeschool Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. ADE Goodies. Alan Kay.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Next Week's Great Library Events - Global Ed Stories - Michael Levine "Teaching with Games" Special Event

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 1st, 2014 There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Library 2.014 Kicks Off Wednesday!

Events + News - This Month in School Libraries - ISTE Unplugged - Future Ready Virtual Event - Global Ed Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. Please share this newsletter with your friends and colleagues! Two Week Calendar Monday, June 15th at 8pm TL News Night LIVE! Join here.

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Events Newsletter - Maker Ed - Games for Change - Elementary Homeschooling - Library 2.0 - SeaTrust

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Library 2.015 Spring Summit Learning Revolution Events Library 2.015 Spring Summit - The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning , April 30th, 2015 The technology landscape changes rapidly, and these changes have economic, social, and ethical significance for individuals, organizations, and the entire world. Please share this newsletter with your friends and colleagues!

Rome in a Day: A Report from the Annual Meeting of the American International Consortium of Academic Libraries

ProfHacker

It was a really interesting discussion, and we also had some participation via Twitter in response to some tweets Jim and I had scheduled beforehand. As the mom of a young child, I’ve developed my own creative ways to attend conferences without leaving my child behind for long. Usually that means virtual participation, but it also sometimes means one-day minimalist conference participation.

Voxer, Twitter, and EdCamps: How to Tackle the Harsh Realities of Finding Good Statewide PD

Edsurge

Potential Solution: Now, this first solution may sound familiar to some of you—to easily connect on Twitter, we host Nebraska EdChat ( #NebEdChat ), which takes place on Wednesday night at 8pm CST. To truly achieve statewide PD, it’s not just about connecting on general topics anymore—it’s about finding what tickles your particular fancy (from design thinking to libraries to Catholic teaching practices) and finding others that you can jive with. You are always welcome to join us in Twitter chats, our local Edamps and on Voxer. Let’s get into the specifics. Louis, Montana.

@BiblioNasium: Where a School Library, a Home Library, and a Social Network Connect

Kleinspiration

As we are preparing to move and boxing up our home library for the transition to a new house, my husband and I were discussing how we could catalog the books for our kids easily, without having to create a confusing system of note cards or totes within the house. Many of these great ideas were highlighted in October at Van Meter Library Voice , which you can read here. How cute!

Diversity, Cybersecurity and the Future of Libraries: Day 2 Recap From Educause

Edsurge

shared a preview on its Twitter feed. SAVE THE LIBRARY? WHAT ABOUT THE LIBRARY SAVING CAMPUS: On Monday the Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveiled a preliminary report on “The Future of Libraries.”Chris Chris Bourg, the institute’s Director of Libraries, assured a session here that reports of the death of libraries are greatly exaggerated. In fact, she argues, “we may need libraries to save us.” The report’s vision: "MIT Libraries must become a global library for a global university.”. Who decided on the frequency? The No.

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