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The Free, Amazing, Library 2.014 Online Events This Week

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is a GREAT week for library learning and conversations! Then our fourth annual (and free) Future of Libraries conference, Library 2.014, starts on Wednesday, October 8th, at 10:00am US-Eastern Time with the opening keynote by conference co-chair Dr. Sandra Hirsh from the School of Information at San José State University. 4:00pm Do you have what it takes to manage an eBook library? ködése/ The Operation of the Service System of Library tendings - Ms.

Becoming a 21st Century Reader: Pointers for Using E-books and E-Reader Apps

The 21st Century Principal

E-reading has matured to the point that the software for the PC and the apps for the tablets are extremely reliable, and offer users options to make reading electronically comparable, if not better, then reading a physical book. I currently use iBooks, Kindle, Nook, and Google Play. The iPads give me access to ebooks across apps, and the Kindle reader allows me to access my Kindle library with a back-up device in case all my tablets need charging.

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20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

There are a million ways to lose a day but not even a single way to get one back,” says Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister in Waltzing with Bears: Managing Risks on Software Projects. If you prefer face-to-face groups, check your local library or coffee shop for book clubs and other hobby groups.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 1st A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. 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 Call for Proposals Now Open. The call for proposals for the fourth annual Library 2.0

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The Latest from Digital Humanities Questions and Answers

ProfHacker

” How do I best convert hundreds of TEI P5 documents to plaintext? : “I’d like to use the available corpora in the German Text Archive to train OCR software. ” Are universities / libraries running PHP 5.4 Hardware Profession Software DHanswers digital humanitie

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5 Technology Tools For Educators

EdNews Daily

There are thousands of apps available, including a growing library of educational apps. Most tablets can function as e-readers, so they can be used for reading eBook versions of textbooks and other classroom materials, which can save students from having to carry around heavy textbooks.

Top 10 BYOD concerns — and how to overcome them [Part 1]

Neo LMS

More and more schools adopt BYOD policies and allow students to bring their own mobile phones, tablets, eBooks, and other devices in the classroom, and use them as tools to enhance learning.

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Are Digital Textbooks More Effective for K-12 Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

While traditional textbooks are still a part of the educational curriculum, eBooks are rapidly becoming the preferred learning partner for students. And rightfully so, for an eBook provides much more interaction and engagement than a paperback textbook. Surely, students must have demonstrated a liking towards eBooks or there must have been statistical evidence of students scoring better grades when learning from digital textbooks. Related: 9 Benefits of Interactive eBooks.

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Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Strategic planning for edtech is an endless journey—and not just because of constantly evolving hardware and software. Most educators look at the cost of their device and software, but what they need to understand is that the total cost includes PD, tech support, sustainability.

What’s New

techlearning

Tech & Learning Rounds Up a Summary of New Tools for Schools Software & Online GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION UPDATES ( edu.google.com ) Google for Education announced updates and new tools to help teachers keep innovation alive in their classrooms.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

The software takes advantage of Casio’s Natural Display technology for input and output of mathematical expressions. The application is free to download from the App Store or Google Play.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

Software & Online CAPSTONE PEBBLEGO SPANISH DATABASE FOR K-12 STUDENTS ( www.capstonepub.com/library/digital/whats-new/ ) Capstone is pleased to announce its most popular PebbleGo databases are now available in Spanish.

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How to host a hackathon (on the #sljhackathon breakfast)

NeverEndingSearch

I wondered, What would it look like if we leveraged the collective intelligence of the stakeholders–vendors, publishers, aggregators, librarians, library educators, scholars, etc.–present Use any software you like and link to in in your Google Doc.) (20 mins.).

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Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Humans find their own uses for technology, too, which can send trends sideways. There’s also the problem of long-term trends, with our tendency to underestimate long-term effects, and the way some developments can take a long, long time to arrive (cf ebooks).

13 Ways to Use Canva in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Unfortunately, it was (and continues to be) an expensive piece of software not traditionally included in Microsoft’s Office Suite (though that changed with Office 365). No one disagrees with the importance of the visual in communicating. The problem usually is creating it.

Teaching Is Harder Than It’s Ever Been

TeachThought - Learn better.

Let’s contrast that with popular visions of near-future learning: Teachers will use Internet videos, eBooks, and online streaming services to access content anywhere, anytime. Class materials will be stored in the cloud or in digital libraries.

T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

techlearning

It also supports Google Play educational apps, so students can collaborate, discover, engage and learn, and includes a Wacom EMR stylus that lets students use interactive apps, sketch, take notes, and capture ideas. They also liked its teacher dashboard and software interfaces.

Building my technology-centered classroom

Nureva

I ran two peer editing sessions online using Turnitin, led a station rotation activity using Chromebook™ computers, observed students collaborating with Span™ software and our massive Nureva™ Wall , and delivered an online quiz using Google™ Forms and Google Classroom. I collaborated on curriculum with a colleague on a shared Google Docs™ program, shared interactive PDF documents with my principal and connected with students via email. FREE EBOOK.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We''re building new calendars for major conferences and events in the library, education, museum, and nontraditional education arenas--you can access these calendars through the top menu of the website. Our Google+ Community is about to hit 50,000 members. Our Google+ community will probably hit 50,000 members today. BYOD Training – Attend webinars , take an eBook building course , or plan your technology program.