Michelle Luhtala Wins AASL Social Media Superstars Award


edWeb is so excited to congratulate Michelle Luhtala, department chair at New Canaan High School Library in Connecticut, for being selected as a 2017 AASL Social Media Superstars winner ! I’m the founder of edWeb.net and had just started our social network for educators.

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


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 ?

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Curation and the School Librarian


It’s identified as a leadership area on the Future Ready Librarians Framework. School Librarians as Social Media Curators shares my personal vision of what curation might look like for the school librarian and how we might engage and model the practice for our learners.

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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. Wednesday, June 24th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Are You Ready for BYOD?

Events + News - Future Ready Online Summit Today - ISTE Unplugged - Unawards - Homeschooling the Teenage Years

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Two Week Calendar Wednesday, June 24th from 11am - 7:15pm EDT Future Ready Virtual Summit: 2015 School Leadership Summit , Future Ready Schools: 2015 School Leadership Summit will be held online using Google Hangouts on Air. Are you ready to learn more?

9 New Teacher Survival Tips

The Daring Librarian

Fierce & Future Ready 7. but then ask them to either email you or drop by the library and put their name on the list. “I Pace Your Decorate Don't feel pressured you have to decorate your whole School Library or Classroom right away. That's a lot of ready's!)

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 network to be kept informed of future events.

How to be a Teacher Librarian Rock Star

The Daring Librarian

How to be a Teacher Librarian Rock Star - Branding Tips & Tricks First thing I gotta say, I don’t know that I really love the term Library Rockstars because I think ALL Teachers and Librarians are rock stars or has an inner rock star waiting to come out.

The case for strategic planning


In my Leadership, Management and Evaluation of School Libraries course in the MI program at Rutgers, my students engage in a culminating strategic planning project. The Lee High School team was the recipient of the Follett-sponsored 2018 AASL National School Library Program of the Year Award.

Top 10 Tips for Launching Your Makerspace


Make sure the project includes elements that help define your library as a Future Ready program. TAKE STOCK Summer is the perfect time to assess your library and determine what you already have and what you need. Why are you creating making opportunities in your library?

Buncee is headed to ISTE19!


Dr. Roland Rios- Buncee Your Social Media @ 2PM. Everyone knows Buncee is a great presentation tool but did you know you can use a Buncee to spice up your social media presence? Shannon McClintock Miller- Share and Tell with Future Ready Librarians @ 1PM .

Buncee is headed to FETC19


The Buncee Bus is on the way to the 39th Annual Future of Education Technology Conference in Orlando, Florida. Shannon Miller-Name That Future Ready Librarian Wedge-3PM. Jennifer Hencken-Make Your Social Media Sparkle-2PM. Boost your social media posts.

TLCafe for October (and it’s YOUR turn to lead!)


Are You Ready? Are you ready to step up and help refresh our project? Social media mavens to get the word out. This coming Monday, October 3 at 8:00 PM Eastern, TLCafé features a very special conversation. .

Texas’ Richardson Independent School District Selects Discovery Education to Support New STEM Education Initiative


May 16, 2018) – Texas’ Richardson Independent School District (RISD) today announced it has selected Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, to support the district’s new, three year “Future Ready: STEM for All” initiative.


School Librarian as your Information Overload Superhero!


With easy access to websites, blogs, online PD, webinars, YouTube, workshops, and social media, finding digital resources is not hard to do. For more information on the leadership, role librarians must take in the area of curating digital resources and tools, empowering students as creators, and building instructional partnerships visit Future Ready Librarians and follow #futurereadylibs on Twitter. Ugghh, help, I can’t keep up!

Take a Shelfie Not a Selfie

The Daring Librarian

Social Media shy? Frankly, when I scan over a librarians or teachers social media timeline and it's a lot of pics of themselves? Turn the camera around girl & take pics of your students, your classroom, your library, your school, your co-workers, your world.

Curation Situations: Let us count the ways


When my colleagues and I wrote our Social Media Curation Library Technology Report for ALA, we struggled with a definition. Along the way they experience collateral benefits of developing learning agility, building social capital and demonstrating creativity.

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 and at the 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).



Never before have we had truly effective tools for synchronous conferencing and media-rich asynchronous group discussion. Members of our library community have been trying to launch a hashtag for bridging school librarians and schools across the world for years. #inTLchat (in + tlchat).

#ICE18: Redesigning a Classroom Is Not About Being “Pretty for Pinterest”

EdTech Magazine

It’s imperative that classroom design is driven by the desire to create personal and authentic learning experiences for students,” says Tom Murray, director of innovation for Future Ready Schools , a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education. “It’s Social media is like a giant search engine that we can tap any time. It can be a common area, a library or a space with flexibility. #ICE18: Redesigning a Classroom Is Not About Being “Pretty for Pinterest”.

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The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Dr. Faye Miller, University of Canberra/Human Constellation - Digital Research Consultancy How Online Tutoring Programs have Developed Global Citizens , Kasey Beck, President, Invictus Institute HOW TO COMBINE MEDIA ARTS AND EXCHANGES IN GLOBAL LEARNING.

Memory Machines: Learning, Knowing, and Technological Change

Hack Education

These machines are all intertwined with how we imagine the future of intelligence and knowledge, along with the future of the institutions traditionally responsible for these things – namely schools, universities, libraries, museums. The creation of the library.)