The Zen of Coloring

The Daring Librarian

feature in our Library Media Center Makerspace area! Guidelines NOT Rules Ok, sorta like rules. After a few weeks, I did find that we had to have some guidelines for the coloring corner -but I don't like to call them rules! There's a NEW!

6 Ways to Avoid Those Social Media Landmines

The Daring Librarian

This article is planned to be published in the May issue of NEA Today Magazine (sadly, without my nifty custom graphic) but it's already online ! Daring Librairan dinner party gwyneth jones instagram kind landmines NEA NEA Today Magazine social media twitter

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On the importance of making a (reopening) plan


Pen Argyl school libraries are where you find the pulse of the schools. Eliminating school library programs and certified school librarian positions deprive students of rich learning opportunities, jeopardize academic and reading achievement, and perpetuate educational inequities.

Can You Show Netflix in Class? Copyright for Teachers Made Simple


There is no hard-and-fast rule, although some districts may set specific guidelines of their own. When it comes to printed materials, like books and magazines, you may want to dive into DonorsChoose, which connects classroom projects with donors. UMUC Library The University of Maryland, University College Library discusses copyright, fair use, and Creative Commons on the Get Help section of their website. Can I show a video from Netflix in my classroom?

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Makerspaces: New Prospects for Hands-On Learning in Schools

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These spaces can be as simple as a section of a classroom or library containing a cobbled-together array of maker tools and supplies, or as complex as a full lab set-up with computers, 3-D printers, laser cutters and other digital and hand tools for the construction of sophisticated projects.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

Using CoSN’s blueprint for smart IT decisions as a guideline, the three superintendents explained how to align priorities, and balance choice with cost and outcomes to creative sustainable programs. Randy was a Tech & Learning Magazine runner-up for 2017 digital leaders.

On building learning playlists


I create little magazines of continually updated outside reading beyond our texts for my grad students offering them opportunities to explore and contribute. TES Lessons Library. Curation (School Library Monthly). We create them on Spotify and YouTube and iTunes.

How to Use Real World Problems to Teach Design Thinking, 3D Printing and Collaboration


The plastic brackets that currently hold our library shelves tend to break easily when supporting large heavy books. He even created guidelines for educators wanting to set up problem banks at their own schools. Rich Lehrer knew that 3D printers could do more than spit out keychains and Yoda heads.

101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative

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Demonstrate the importance of reading (books, magazines, newspapers, or even comics) to kids. The rules in your classroom will make a lot more sense and be more respected by students if they play a role in setting the guidelines for the class, within reason, of course.

Social and Cultural Literacy Resources for Classrooms

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Five Ways to Reduce Racial Bias in Your Children (by Greater Good magazine): Trustworthy practical tips from UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center. Teaching and learning happen within cultural, political, and social circumstances.

The TeacherCast Ultimate Guide To Podcasting


Because it allows you to search through your entire iTunes library and all of your subscriptions are then synced across your devices. Rated as one of the Top 50 Apps by TIME Magazine, Stitcher Radio is one of the go-to apps on any mobile device.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mark Nichols, Digital Promise Fellow Citizen Journalism - Lesley Farmer, Professor of Library Media CLASS: Connected Learning Activities through Social Service - Sebastian Panakal, Chairperson Classrooms without Borders: A Teacher's Guide to International Collaborative Projects - Philip J.

Remake Your Space for Innovation: 8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

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What about the library or museum learning spaces designed for quiet consumption but not so much for production? Ask parents, colleagues or friends to donate a variety of appropriate magazines. Have students find and add magazine pictures to create a visual wall of spatial inspiration. These brainstorming rules and guidelines will be helpful in setting up such an experience.

After a tough but promising freshman year, Dartmouth student tackles change at elite campuses

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We are expected to fail,” said Inoa, discussing widely held perceptions of poor black and Latino young men, while gesturing towards Dartmouth’s iconic symbols of privilege: white brick buildings with black shutters, sweeping lawns and well-stocked libraries. “We

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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In September, the magazine announced it was up for sale , but it appears as though the fallout from the retracted article – the ongoing court cases, that is – might stymy efforts to sell.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” In other MIT news : “MIT task force releases preliminary ‘Future of Libraries ’ report.” Via the New York Magazine : “The Death of Vine Makes the Internet a Worse Place.” ” Edsurge points to new guidelines for education companies participating in Y Combinator ’s startup accelerator program. Presidential Campaign Politics. November 8 cannot come soon enough.