Strengthening Digital Literacy Skills in Michigan with Facebook

Digital Promise

As the partnership manager of the Facebook Community Boost grant in Michigan, Celena serves as a thought partner and resource developer to partner organizations across the state. How did Grand Circus become involved with the Facebook Community Boost partnership?

Can Companies Like Facebook Help Close the Access Gap?

Tom Murray

This past weekend I was searching for a particular feature inside the Facebook app while on my cell phone. Can Companies like Facebook Help Close the Access Gap? When districts design their plans for home access, and companies such as Facebook rise to the challenge, kids win.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

I Saw it on Facebook! Focusing School Communities on Literacy with Social Media

CUE

In my neck of the woods, the people are on Facebook , which means so am I, and I am one thumbs-upping gal. I use Facebook to communicate, collaborate, and celebrate with the wider community. I heavily promote participation in both of these events on Facebook. The jury is in.

Why I'm Not Leaving Facebook & You Shouldn't Either

techlearning

You've seen the dramatic posts of friends who are bidding Facebook adieu because Facebook knows too much or it’s too depressing or, on and on. I won't be one of those leaving Facebook, unless something better comes along. My Facebook privacy settings Targeted ads Yes.

How Librarians Continue Their Work Digitally Even as Coronavirus Closes Libraries

Edsurge

Libraries are temporarily closing their doors due to coronavirus—like so many other institutions in the wake of a growing pandemic. But what does it mean for librarians to serve patrons without a library ? And for a lot of libraries, that's not something you can do on a dime.

Facebook pushes digital literacy with new lesson library for teachers

FETC Converge

In the wake of an international scandal over Facebook’s opaque data practices and allegations that interest groups and foreign nations have exploited the platform to influence elections, the social-media giant has decided to enter the digital literacy education space. Uncategorized digital citizenship digital literacy Facebook

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.

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.

Barrow Night at the Athens Clarke Public Library

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

September is National Library Card Signup Month. I’ve always dreamed that every student in our school would have a library card, but each year it seems to slip off my plate. I also created a Facebook event page on our David C. Barrow Elementary Facebook page.

Why I'm Not Leaving Facebook & You Shouldn't Either

The Innovative Educator

You've seen the dramatic posts of friends who are bidding Facebook adieu because Facebook knows too much or it’s too depressing or, on and on. I won't be one of those leaving Facebook, unless something better comes along. Facebook knows about me and sells my data Yes.

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.

Personalize Your School Library Program with these Convenient, Creative Apps

edWeb.net

Apps bring technology, functionality, and creativity into your school library program. In “ Virtual Library Program Development ,” Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT, reviewed an A to Z list of 50 apps to virtualize your school library program.

5 apps to innovate school libraries

eSchool News

Apps can bring technology, functionality, and creativity into your school library program. Since apps are a part of our everyday lives, especially those of students, they have the power to completely change the way students and teachers think about learning—especially in the library.

How to change your Facebook administrator from a personal to professional account

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educators know it''s not a great idea to use your personal account to administrate Facebook pages or groups that you are using for your school i.e. school page, library page, sports page. This person must currently "Like" the Facebook page to be added.

TeachThought Library: 10 Learning Models & Frameworks

TeachThought - Learn better.

TeachThought Library: 10 Learning Models & Frameworks. This is part of the limitation of a blog, and the allure of social media sites like facebook and pinterest. The first of many such libraries appears below. by TeachThought Staff.

Libraries without walls

Learning with 'e's

I recently wrote about how libraries are adapting to the digital age. The traditional library is viewed by many as a place for stacks of books to gather dust, and where stern librarians in tweed jackets tell you to keep quiet. In Library 2.0

Social Media in the Library: 4 Top Ways to Promote Digital Literacy

EdTechTeam

Teaching digital citizenship, which is a focus of my role as a library media specialist, is very much like teaching citizenship, which was the focus of my previous role as a social studies teacher. Create a closed Facebook group or develop a class hashtag and encourage think tank members to post to the group or using the hashtag at least once each week. Jacquelyn Whiting is a high school library media specialist and former high school social studies teacher.

@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.

Considering and teaching privacy with help from the Library Freedom Institute

NeverEndingSearch

At that session and on the exhibit floor, I learned about the Library Freedom Project and its free IMLS-funded Library Freedom Institute training program. Topics of privacy concern relate directly to library core values and principles–intellectual freedom and confidentiality.

From Banning to Embracing Social Media: #GovTechLive Names #NYCSchoolsTech Facebook Group & Twitter Chat Best in NYC

The Innovative Educator

Fast forward to 2017 and the NYC DOE was honored as the Best in NYC for its innovative use of social media to engage citizens for the work happening via our #NYCSchoolsTech Facebook group and Twitter Chat moderated by tech teacher Eileen Lennon. For us that was Facebook.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ?

Libraries and Communities Exceed Winter Reading Goals, Win $35,000 from Mark Cuban

techlearning

Washington, DC — The inaugural Beanstack Winter Reading Challenge for libraries came to a successful close this month, as more than 100 libraries all over the country and South Korea far eclipsed an ambitious goal set by investor and Shark Tank personality Mark Cuban.

Create and share story time and read-aloud videos

eSchool News

Because these platforms automatically archive live events by default, when your event has concluded, please locate the recorded live video in your account (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)

12 Insta Easy Instagram Library & Literacy Promotion Ideas

The Daring Librarian

That’s right, for the amazing low price of FREE, each Instagram post can cross pollinate to your Twitter, Facebook (:-P), Flickr, Tumblr, and that thing called Swarm that kinda took the place of the annoying Foursquare? He's read every Tim Green book we have of yours in our school Library

Let’s Show Our Work with the #PowerOfPublicSchools

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I share at least one thing every single day on Twitter, Instagram, and/or Facebook about the work that is going on in our public school library. Finally, I share my work because it defines for the world what is happening in a public school library. Created by Kristina Holzweiss.

Library 2.017 Makerspaces Special Pre-Conference Webinar - Fayetteville Free Library on "STEAM and Making at the FFL"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

As a special bonus for registering (free) for the Library 2.017 Makerspaces mini-conference , you also can attend live and/or watch the recording of a special 90-minute live Webinar with the folks from Fayetteville Free Library on "STEAM and Making at the FFL."

WeVideo Adds Huge Integrated Library of Professional Quality Images, Videos and Music--Now Free with All WeVideo for Schools Plans

techlearning

From flipped learning to personal narrative, this library puts the media they need to be effective right at their fingertips.” Availability The WeVideo Essentials library is available immediately to all WeVideo for Schools license holders at no additional cost.

I dare you NOT to share! (So many AASL School Library Month goodies!)

NeverEndingSearch

It’s just the beginning of School Library Month. AASL has been doing some seriously creative thinking about how we might use the month of April to celebrate the 2016 theme: the essential role that strong school library programs play in transforming learning.

Like Us! The MHMS Facebook Page & Concrete Digital Footprints

The Daring Librarian

So with Dr. D''s permission we started this Facebook page for our students, parents, & the community of Murray Hill Middle School! So please "Like Us" on the Official MHMS Facebook page! digital footprint facebook social networking

A Librarian's Review of the Unquiet Library

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Unquiet Librarian Buffy Hamilton just unveiled her new Library 2.0 spectacular! --> --> The Unquiet Library <-- <-- She built it using Google Sites, which fascinates me because we''ve just adopted Google Apps for Education at my school.

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.

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.

Friday 5 — 1.8.2016

Perry Hewitt

The New York Public Library, often a leader in digital, has released more that 187,000 digitized images in the public domain. Algorithms govern what we do and don’t see on our Facebook news feeds.

Trends 107

Transform Learning by Creating a Makerspace

edWeb.net

In a recent edWebinar, Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, and Donna Burns, Technology Integrator, both from New Canaan High School in Connecticut, showcased the transformation of the NCHS library from a collection of used reference and biography books into a living, breathing makerspace.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Two Great Library Events - GlobalEdCon Deadline - UNC's Amazing World View

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.