Phonology can be fun and free

Nik Peachey

Flashcard Maker’ which helps you to make your own flashcards by either using images from an image library or sketching you own pictures on the program, and adding phonemic symbols to them. Phonetics Focus is a really wonderful new free resource produced by Cambridge English Online Ltd. Basically it is a collection of interactive multimedia Flash based games and resources that can be accessed through the CEO website at [link] What is it?

Creating your virtual library (quickly) using Slides and Bitmojis)

NeverEndingSearch

And it is clear that the library must be the center of that experience. But, first, a little background: I’ve been playing around with building virtual school libraries for a very long time. 2011) Evolving the Virtual School Library, Part 1: Deconstructing My Own Interface.

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"Libraries as Community Anchors" - a Library 2.0 Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our third Library 2.021 mini-conference: " Libraries as Community Anchors ," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, October 21st, 2021. For many years, community members have looked to public libraries to provide baseline, public, computer and internet access.

Announcing October 21st Mini-Conference: "Libraries as Community Anchors"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our third Library 2.021 mini-conference: " Libraries as Community Anchors ," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, October 21st, 2021. For many years, community members have looked to public libraries to provide baseline, public, computer and internet access.

"Libraries as Community Anchors" Mini-Conference - Registrations and Call for Proposals Open

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our third Library 2.021 mini-conference: " Libraries as Community Anchors ," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, October 21st, 2021. For many years, community members have looked to public libraries to provide baseline, public, computer and internet access.

Call for Proposals Now Open - "Libraries as Community Anchors" Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our third Library 2.021 mini-conference: " Libraries as Community Anchors ," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, October 21st, 2021. For many years, community members have looked to public libraries to provide baseline, public, computer and internet access.

June 17th - Library 2.0 Mini-Conference on "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" - Speaker Listing

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our second Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). and at the Library 2.0

"Wholehearted Libraries" Mini-Conference - New Keynote Panelists Added

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We've added three new keynote panelists (see below) to our first Library 2.020 mini-conference: "Wholehearted Libraries," which will be held online (and for free) on Tuesday, March 10th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Standard Time (click for your own time zone). and at the Library 2.0

What Happened to Google's Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books?

Edsurge

It was a crazy idea: Take the bulk of the world’s books, scan them, and create a monumental digital library for all to access. It got part of the way there, digitizing at least 25 million books from major university libraries. But the promised library of everything hasn’t come into being. As part of the deal, Google’s partner libraries made sure they got to keep digital copies of their scanned works for research and preservation use.

Final Schedule - "Wholehearted Libraries" Online Mini-Conference on Tuesday, March 10th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first Library 2.020 mini-conference of the year is next week: "Wholehearted Libraries," online (and for free) on Tuesday, March 10th , from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join the Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0

Library 2.016 Min-Conference June 15th: "Library as Classroom"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the second of three Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: "Library as Classroom," June 15th, 2016, from 12:00 - 3:00pm US-Pacific Time (click for your own time zone). The library as creative classroom means we approach the learning opportunities we create with thought, user-directed planning, and insights from research. There are notable examples of academic, public, and K-12 library spaces that have become creative classrooms.

Mini-Conference for Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries - Wednesday, June 17th #library20

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join the Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0

Tomorrow, Wednesday June 17th - "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library2020

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow is our second Library 2.020 mini-conference! Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

Launching SchoolLibraryNJ (and some models beyond)

NeverEndingSearch

We’re exited to launch SchoolLibraryNJ , a evolving project designed to address inequitable access to resources for K12 schools and libraries and to present the value of librarians in digitally curating resources for teaching and learning. Not every library has a realistic budget.

A Week From Today - Schedule Published for "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" Mini-Conference #library20 #smallruralindependent

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our second Library 2.020 mini-conference is just one week away! Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

At Local Libraries, Teens Pursue – and Publish – Their Passions

Educator Innovator

Both teens followed their passions at the library, during Teen Tech Week 2014. The Young Adult Library Services Association, or YALSA , an Educator Innovator partner, started Teen Tech Week in 2007 to encourage teens to look to their local library as a resource for cutting-edge digital media and other technologies, and for guidance in using these tools and technologies responsibly. Albany Public Library’s upcoming songwriting workshops might fit the bill.

Register Now for the "Library as Classroom" Free Mini-Conference on June 15th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The second of our three free Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: "Library as Classroom," is coming up soon! The library as creative classroom means we approach the learning opportunities we create with thought, user-directed planning, and insights from research. Libraries of all kinds serve as formal and informal creative classrooms, supporting learners by employing emerging strategies in learning and engagement. Please also join this Library 2.0

Final Schedule + Speakers Posted - Join Us for "Library as Classroom" Mini Conference This Wednesday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The second of our three free Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: " Library as Classroom ," is this Wednesday, June 15th! Be sure to also join the Library 2.0 network to be able to connect with and correspond with 22,000 other individuals in the library world, and to be kept updated on this and future events. 1:00 pm (PDT) Fast and Fit Brain Training: Through a Library Service Delivery Model, Year Two Patricia Shepard Sohmer, M.A.,

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Keynote Panel Announced - Library 2.019 "Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the keynote panel for our second Library 2.019 mini-conference: "Open Data," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 5th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). You’ll learn about tools you can implement in your own library and hear stories from libraries that have partnered with their local and state governments. Please also join this Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0

Students as citizen archivists and scientists: The new community service?

NeverEndingSearch

The Library of Congress, the National Archives and the Smithsonian offer parts of their collections to be organized and made accessible by employing the services citizen volunteers. The Library of Congress was an early adopter of archival crowdsourcing. In fact, in 2008, the Library’s Prints and Photographs Division began to recruit volunteers to improve the findability of thousands of photographs using its Flickr Commons to identify people, places and additional data.

DPLA Primary Source Sets

NeverEndingSearch

Just in time for instructional planning, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) reminds us that their 100 Primary Source Sets were designed to help students develop critical thinking skills by exploring topics in history, literature, and culture. Curating digital materials from libraries, archives and museums across the country with topic overviews and teaching guides, these sets present valuable teacher tools. critical thinking digital libraries DPLA primary sources dpla

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Summer Reading: Promoting Fun!

The Daring Librarian

Mirrored & adapted from my MHMS Daring School Library Blog Keep Reading: Summer Reading for Kids, Librarians, & GAMERS! I love loaning my adorable kids (my students) over to my local public library for the summer. We just had a representative from our Howard County Savage Branch Library come out to talk to our 6th graders - I set her up in our MHTV Studio & videotaped it (yes, w/a VHS! from the London Public Library !

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Culturally Responsive Teaching: Tips and Strategies for Educators

Waterford

Culturally responsive teaching encompasses little steps like adding diverse books in your classroom library , as well as larger ones like adjusting your curriculum to include voices from marginalized communities. Teaching and Teacher Education, October 2007, 23(7), pp.

How Lifelong Readers Are Helping Communities Thrive

Digital Promise

1-4, 25-26) While children who visit the library to immerse in their favorite books may not realize it at the time, they’re building the skill of thoughtful reading—the foundation of critical thinking, academic success, and, eventually, a happy and productive adult life. (1, Public libraries, school libraries and classrooms can tackle the problem head-on through thoughtful collection development. Atwell 2007. Atwell 2007.

How Differentiated Instruction Can Help You Reach Every Student in Class

Waterford

If a student might work more efficiently in a quieter learning environment, for example, you could allow them to complete a project in the school library. Students can also select independent reading books from our online library.

Rebuilding a School Community with Maker Learning

Digital Promise

Beginning in 2007, the district’s financial situation and declining enrollment were impeding its ability to equitably serve the student population. Next, the traditional library space was repurposed as Duquesne Media Central, outfitted with flexible seating, new technologies, and a recording studio. In July 2018, Digital Promise launched a new Maker Learning Leadership Cohort dedicated to professional learning, peer connections, and school transformation in the Pittsburgh region.

Showing #OpenGratitude for: ISKME and OER Commons

Iterating Toward Openness

In 2007, ISKME launched OER Commons, its digital public library and collaboration platform, informed by the organization’s pioneering efforts in knowledge management and educational innovation. Microsites are ISKME’s comprehensive solution for hosting and indexing a unique content library while facilitating collaboration for a specific targeted audience.

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Physical Bookstores in The Digital Age

Ask a Tech Teacher

When Amazon released the Kindle in 2007 authors began to see the end of times. How do I create a classroom library checkout system? As a parent, I fondly remember browsing bookstores with my children. We probably went there with a specific book in mind, one required for school, but ended up taking our time exploring all the tomes available.

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How Schools Can Respond To The Age Of Information

TeachThought - Learn better.

Libraries for centuries have acted as points of media aggregation that were intellectual and cultural and functioned as lodestones of information. The internet has changed things again, offering virtual libraries and fingertip-access to collective human information lodes.

The Game Agency Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20TM Training Delivery Companies List

The Game Agency

Since 2007 The Game Agency has been activating audiences using the power of video games. For educators who need a turn key solution, The Game Agency offers The Training Arcade ®, a subscription-based, DIY game authoring tool with a library of 8 customizable training games that anyone can build in minutes, no coding required.

Digital entertainment firm POPS Worldwide raising $50m to fuel expansion

AsiaTechDaily

Since its inception in 2007, POPS Worldwide has established a strong foothold in its key markets – Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia, becoming the largest player in Southeast Asia’s digital entertainment industry. Bookmark( 0 ). Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address.

On ZTC, OER, and a More Expansive View

Iterating Toward Openness

For the first decade of the modern open education movement (1998 – 2007), the distinguishing feature of our work – the thing we cared most about and talked most about – was the open licensing we applied to educational materials. Materials that were traditionally copyrighted and “free” to students (in reality, paid for with a portion of student fees) were the research journals, monographs, books, and other resources our libraries purchase or subscribe to.

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NFL PLAY 60 Kids Day keeps kids active in advance of Super Bowl LV

eSchool News

Students and teachers can access on-demand exercises from NFL teams in the digital NFL PLAY 60 library to help them reach their recommended 60-minutes of daily physical activity. Earlier in the football season, the American Heart Association and the NFL debuted a digital NFL PLAY 60 library to assist schools and parents with closing the physical activity gap created by pandemic with fun, easy ways to move more during social distancing and contact limitations. “By

How To Elevate Case-Based Teaching Strategies

Omega Notes

But instructors face some inherent challenges in using this teaching method ( Mostert, 2007 ). Case-based learning provides several important benefits to students.

ADHD in the Classroom: How to Teach and Support Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Waterford

Check out this list of children’s books about ADHD from Verywell Mind, and keep a few of them in your classroom library to help normalize discussions about ADHD in class. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, July 2007, 32(6), pp.