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). Please also join this Library 2.0 and Beyond” (2007, Libraries Unlimited).

Keep school libraries weird

NeverEndingSearch

A couple of weeks back I presented at a conference about the value of out-of -the-box thinking. On a whim I included a slide that read: “Keep School Libraries Weird.” School libraries can be delightfully weird because: We continually offer surprises.

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Makerspaces Online Conference WEDNESDAY - Special Pre-Conference Webinar TUESDAY "STEAM and Making at the Fayetteville Free Library"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We hope you will consider registering (free) for the third and final of our Library 2.017 mini-conferences this year. You can attend the mini-conference live or you can watch the recordings at any time afterwards. And we'll send you a bonus "Library Makerspaces" Resource Pack.

Library 2.015 Online Conference (Fifth Year!) + Teacher Librarian Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Library 2.015 is all day on Tuesday, October 20th. Links for the conference are below. We're celebrating the fifth anniversary of our conference! Register for free as a member of the Library 2.0 This pre-conference bonus to the annual Library 2.0

Announcing the Library 2.017 "Makerspaces" Mini-Conference and Call for Proposals.

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our third Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Makerspaces," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 11th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

Library 2.017 Mini-Conference: DIGITAL LITERACY & FAKE NEWS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," which will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, June 1st, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join the Library 2.0

Current Sponsorship Opportunities: Library 2.015 & the Global Education Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Library 2.015 ( [link] ) This is the fifth year of the Library 2.0 virtual conference, being held this year on October 20th. We've now split this conference, which had been held once a year in October, into two events--a "spring summit" and the main "fall conference."

The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space

User Generated Education

Articles, resources on social media, and conference presentations on these topics are proliferating at a rate that most educators are now familiar with maker education. There are so many avenues for acquiring materials for the classroom or library seeking to be at least a part-time makerspace.

Final Schedule - Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 29th, is our Library 2.017 mini-conference: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our first of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) March 29th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

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.

Announcing Speakers Plus Bonus Downloads for "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Register now for our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th, and we'll send you the information on how to either attend the live sessions or watch the recordings afterwards. Be sure to also join the Library 2.0

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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. Anything they don’t own they obtain through consortial relationships (I think that’s inter-library loan).

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 There are notable examples of academic, public, and K-12 library spaces that have become creative classrooms.

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Library 2.0

Learning with 'e's

What does the future hold for our university libraries? The library has long been seen by many as a very traditional, conservative institution, and is often portrayed as a place where rows upon rows of antiquated book shelves slowly gather dust. 2009) Library 2.0:

"Digital Literacy & Fake News" Keynote Panelists Announced + First Sessions for Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the keynote panelists for our our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," which will be held online ( and for free ) on Thursday, June 1st, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

Final Speakers List + Registration for October 6th "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're just over a week away from our free Library 2.016 online mini-conference, " Libraries of the Future " on October 6th! Be sure to also join the Library 2.0 Please register as a member of the Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0 Steve Hargadon Library 2.0

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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.

Makerspaces Mini-Conference October 11 - Details + Register for Bonuses + Badges

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We hope you will consider registering (free) for the third and final of our Library 2.017 mini-conferences this year. You can attend the mini-conference live or you can watch the recordings at any time afterwards. Please also join the Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0

The Free, Amazing, Library 2.015 Online Events Start Today

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is a GREAT week for library and learning conversations! Today , October 19th, is our third annual teacher-librarian pre-conference event, “ Teacher Librarian Day ,” which kicks off at 4:00pm US-Eastern Daylight Time. Sampling of Comments from Last Year’s Events: “Great conference!”

Announcing Library 2.015 - 5th Annual Global Conference on the Future of Libraries + Call for Proposals

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

21st Century Tools, Skills and Competencies Take Center Stage at Global Library Conference “How can we delight our users and customers?” That is one of five questions libraries should ask, according to author Steve Denning in his recent Forbes article about the future of libraries.

2015 Global Education Conference - Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tuesday, November 17th, is day two of the sixth annual Global Education Conference. We had a great opening day of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. To see the the full conference schedule in your own time zone, with the direct links to session rooms, go to the conference schedule page. Follow the conference through Twitter using the hashtag #globaled15.

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow (Thursday, June 1st) is our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," being held online ( and for free ) from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join the Library 2.0

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday! The Global Education Conference Network's seventh annual global collaboration "extravaganza" will take place around the clock starting this Sunday, November 13, and continuing through Wednesday, November 16.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Conference Volunteering - Libraries! - Google Excitement - Common Core Film

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Ignacio Estrada The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" 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 2.013 Conference Call for Proposals

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is the official call for presentation proposals for the Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference, October 18 - 19, 2013 (in some time zones the conference will conclude on the 20th). This fully online, participatory conference presents a unique opportunity to showcase the excellent research and work that done every day, with a focus on peer-to-peer presentations. How does your library manage digital collections? Is your library mobile friendly?

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Futurizing the Stacks: How Makerspaces Can Modernize College Libraries

Edsurge

Today’s college students are spending more time than ever in public and campus libraries. According to a recent Pew Research Report , millennials are most likely to have visited a public library in the past year compared to any other generation. But what would make a generation that grew up with internet so reliant on libraries—spaces traditionally known to be filled with shelves upon shelves of books?

2016 Global Education Conference - Final Day!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, November 16th, is the final day of our the seventh annual Global Education Conference. It's been an amazing conference, hope you can join us for some of the final keynotes or sessions! IMPORTANT NOTES: Simple instructions on joining the conference for newcomers: [link].

Higher-Ed Edtech Conferences You Need to Know for 2017

Edsurge

Just in time for you to plan your 2017 professional travels, we’ve updated our picks of notable edtech & innovation conferences for higher-ed educators, administrators and companies. Our free conference map includes dates, locations, brief descriptions of why and for whom each conference might be valuable as well as clickable names that link to each conference website. Of course, anyone can attend any conference.

Impero Software’s keyword library addresses online safety concerns

eSchool News

In an effort to protect students in this always-on and connected world, Impero Software , a remote monitoring and management software provider, has updated its keyword libraries to include a more comprehensive list of U.S. This keyword library is a much needed resource for our U.S.

Save the Dates - Announcing the Worldwide Library 2.011 Virtual (and Free) Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We are pleased to announce the Library 2.011 worldwide virtual conference, November 2 - 3, 2011. The conference will be held online, in multiple time zones over the course of two days, and will be free to attend.

Submit Your Proposals for the Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Proposals for the free Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference are due at the end of next week (September 15th), and we really hope you will consider submitting to present if you live in the library world or your work is related! Last year''s conference had just under 10,000 attendee log-ins from all over the world! Acceptances will be contingent on available conference time slots and given in order of submission date. make sure you have joined the Library 2.0

K-12 Edtech Conferences You Need To Know For 2016-2017

Edsurge

The education world—and the edtech community—have plenty of conferences. On the alphabetical list of conferences, we've given you the relevant dates from now, summer 2016 through next year July 2017. A conference calendar for you! Of course, anyone can attend any conference. Orange events are more tightly focused around a topic or specific audience, such as libraries or community colleges. This is all about K-12 conferences.

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]. The conference is once again being held entirely online around the clock in multiple languages and time zones. We have 146 accepted conference sessions and ten keynote addresses. To be kept informed of the latest conference news and updates, please ?join join the Library 2.0 Ffion Alice Bell, Graduate Library Assistant.

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Register Now for the Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're getting close to our Library 2.017 mini-conference: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) March 29th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

Conference 2.0 News - Homeschooling, STEMxCon, Library 2.013, Education Film Festival, Reinventing K12, & More

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is an update of the worldwide virtual conferences from Web 2.0 homeschooling and independent learning conference, the super-exciting STEMx conference in September, the " future of libraries " (Library 2.013) conference in October, GlobalEdCon 2013, and more! 2013 WORLDWIDE HOMESCHOOL CONFERENCE August 23 - 24, 2013 [link] We''ve just announced the inaugural worldwide Homeschool Conference. More information on the conference site.

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How Libraries Can Turn Stories Into Maker Projects

MindShift

In recent years, libraries have broadened their scope of offerings to the local community to involve more making activities like 3-D printing and sewing. Some libraries even have a facilitator for maker projects. A watercolor bot creates abstract art at Southington Library.

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, November 19th, is day three of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. We had another great day of sessions and keynotes on Tuesday, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. To see the the full conference schedule in your own time zone, with the direct links to session rooms, go to the conference schedule page. Follow the conference through Twitter using the hashtag #globaled14.

"Conference 2.0" Sponsorship Opportunities - STEMxCon, Reform Symposium, Library 2.013, GlobalEdCon, & More

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

I think that the " Conference 2.0 " model--accepting almost all proposal submissions then letting the audience decide which sessions to attend--is possibly more historic than we realize. Holding virtual conferences that focus on peer- and practioner-driven sessions opens the door to educators and others being "creators" and not just "consumers" at such events. Running free, worldwide, virtual events for education is a TON of fun, no question about it.

Conference 2.0 News - Announcing RSCON4 & ReinventED; Calling All Volunteers; Library 2.013 Updates

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Conference 2.0" RSCON4 and LIBRARY 2.013 To say that our virtual conference volunteers are superheroes is not an exaggeration. Both the 2013 Reform Symposium (go HERE ) and Library 2.013 (go HERE ) need your help! Library 2.0