9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

Teacher Reboot Camp

My sisters and I spent several days creating various publications with construction paper and markers, including magazines. Now, creating a digital magazine is much easier. Class Magazine. Students can add stock images from their library.

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8 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

Teacher Reboot Camp

My sisters and I spent several days creating various publications with construction paper and markers, including magazines. Now, creating a digital magazine is much easier. Class Magazine. Students can add stock images from their library.

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Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech. I’ve also seen it used kind of in the same way as a sports magazine, it was a sports literature course that was using it. The students were creating the sports…like an ESPN type magazine in FlipSnack.

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Magazine Ornament Makerspace

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Our open makerspace is taking a short break while our student book budget team works on new books for the library. I have lots of old magazines that used to be in circulation but aren’t used anymore. Ornament 1 (top center): Cut 2 pages from a magazine and fan fold each page.

9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

techlearning

My sisters and I spent several days creating various publications with construction paper and markers, including magazines. Now, creating a digital magazine is much easier. Students can add stock images from their library.

Play Library Santa: Sharing gifts of digital media

NeverEndingSearch

This year, I’ve found myself giving many of them a rather unintentional gift–an introduction to their public libraries’ digital media collections. I no longer subscribe to print magazines because of my public library’s access to RBDigital.

Awesome Free Templates for Creating Educational Magazines, Brochures and Newspapers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The popular Lucidpress platform has this library featuring a number of excellent free templates to use for a variety of educational (as well as business) purposes. Templates are already pre-designed.read more. newspaper making tools

Announcing the Library 2.020 Mini-Conference: Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our second Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries ," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, June 17th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). and at the Library 2.0

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 ?

#CelebrateWithDE – National School Librarian Day & National Library Month

Discovery Education

As Hermione does in the Harry Potter series, “When in doubt, go to the library.” Libraries are rich with treasures: books, people, magazines, movies, newspapers, computers, meeting rooms, study carrels, notices, used books. School and communities can be strengthened by great libraries and librarians are wonderful guides to a world of possibilities. LEARN: Libraries of All Kinds. Library of Congress. Free Library. Libraries in the Internet Age.

Introducing the Teen Hangout at the Loveland Public Library

Educator Innovator

In the fall of 2018, the YOUmedia Learning Labs Network expanded to include the Teen Hangout youth program at the Loveland Public Library in Loveland Colorado. MacArthur Foundation and the Institute for Museum and Library Services. Loveland Public Library is the third institution to join the network under its new affiliate program. The Teen Hangout at the Loveland Public Library has been operating since February 2012. YOUmedia #connectedlearning afterschool libraries

Library of Congress introduces three new apps (and a reminder of some older goodies)

NeverEndingSearch

Just a couple of weeks ago, the Library of Congress announced the launch of three new apps for Web and mobile, developed by educational organizations that were supported by an LOC grant for app development. Links to Library of Congress primary source analysis guides.

The Picture Collection: New York Public Library

techlearning

The Picture Collection from the New York Public Library offers a searchable online database of more than 30,000 digitized images from books, magazines, newspapers, original photographs, and more. Techlearning Resources Site of the Week

Accessing Your Local Library with Libby and Flipster

ProfHacker

One of the questions posed to us was, “How often do you use the library?” I had to ask for clarification: was the question about how often I made use of the library’s resources, or how often I actually entered the building? CC-licensed Flickr image by the San Francisco Public Library ].

How Genrefication Makes School Libraries More Like Bookstores

MindShift

For 12 years Jennifer Taylor watched kids come into the library at McCaffrey Middle School in Galt, California and struggle: “We’d have rows and rows of books, and they don’t know what to pick.” Genrefied shelves in the library at McCaffrey Middle School in Galt, California.

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).

Resources for learning at home while we’re keeping each other safe

NeverEndingSearch

And, this may be the very right time to make sure we spread the word about both our own and our public library colleagues’ digital media collections. I no longer subscribe to print magazines because of my public library’s access to RBDigital.

At Local Libraries, Teens Pursue – and Publish – Their Passions

Educator Innovator

Both teens followed their passions at the library, during Teen Tech Week 2014. This year, Teen Tech Week took on a DIY theme, and libraries across the country offered high- and low-tech avenues for teens to create their own projects. By Maureen Kelleher.

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

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 public libraries.

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.

Rally to Restore Philadelphia School Librarians: Responses, reflections, and resources

NeverEndingSearch

While she learned to navigate and understand the value of her library’s network of databases, she knows that many kids don’t even know what a database is. She recognizes the library as a safe space for the individual and as an important space that creates community.

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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Free school library advocacy packs from Bound to Stay Bound

NeverEndingSearch

ALA is offering free school library advocacy packs.Sponsored by Bound to Stay Bound Books (BTSB), the packs contain tools to spread the word about the many ways school librarians are transforming teaching and learning.

Registration and Call for Proposals Now Open for "Libraries of the Future" on October 6th (Oline)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the third of three Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: " Libraries of the Future ," October 6th, 2016, from 12:00 - 3:00pm US-Pacific Time (click for your own time zone). Sponsored with ALA’s Center for the Future of Libraries.

Registration and Call for Proposals Now Open for "Libraries of the Future" on October 6th (Oline)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the third of three Library 2.016 online mini-conferences: " Libraries of the Future ," October 6th, 2016, from 12:00 - 3:00pm US-Pacific Time (click for your own time zone). Sponsored with ALA’s Center for the Future of Libraries.

7 Simple Steps for a Digital Detox

The Daring Librarian

(This is the full original version of the article I wrote for NEA Today Magazine - So, if your quote or mention doesn't make the mag or their webpage, you know it wasn't me! detox device digital fomo mindfulness NEA Today Magazine phone

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.

Tools for Designing Awesome Graphics

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve learned to use free web tools to design headers on different social networks, graphics for books and digital badges, banners, flyers, parent newsletters, programs, digital magazines, book covers, logos, and more! Choose from a library of fonts, shapes, and stock images.

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5 Fab Ways to Animate Your EduLife!

The Daring Librarian

This article was published in NEA Today Magazine - pages 18-20 - and also posted on the NEA Today Website 5 Fab Ways to Animate Your EduLife! Once you finish, Bitmoji will automatically create an entire library of fun — and just a tad bit silly — images.

6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year

The Daring Librarian

(A version of this post was published in NEA Today Magazine - 5 Super Geeky Tips -So honored to have been invited to write again for them! Whether you spend $300 or $3,000, you can add a Makerspace component, cart, or corner to any classroom or school library.

Events Newsletter - Library Negotiations (Today) - Reinventing Education - OZeLive - Open Licensing - Google in Ed - ISTEunplugged

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Two Week Calendar Monday, February 23rd at 3pm Library 2.0 Are you at a museum or do you have a gallery, library, archive, or museum on your campus? Library 2.0 Webinar Series Learning Revolution Events Library 2.0 Free Registration More information about the Library 2.0

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

Librarians Lead the Way to Digital Literacy

Educator Innovator

For decades, visitors to a library were confined to a static collection of information. Librarians are natural allies for educators in helping students become critical news consumers,” he told the American Libraries Magazine. Librarians—whether at schools or in public libraries—provide access and support in welcoming settings. Libraries also can hold workshops for visitors on topics like online safety and digital literacy.

Open Access & Copyright: A View from the South

ProfHacker

Public universities have very limited library resources. Academics regularly publish in peer-reviewed journals and not get paid a dime (funny they can get paid for publishing in non-peer-reviewed magazines!). Profession copyright Egypt global South libraries open access