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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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 ! I’ve been sharing on social media professionally for eight years now, and I have to admit, it can be kinda tricky.

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On magazine covers and media literacy

NeverEndingSearch

Whether they are composed of photographs or illustrations, magazine covers are one of many examples of media offering candidates free coverage. In his recent article in MiddleWeb, media literacy expert and consultant Frank W.

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 ?

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

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! Resources 6 Tips to a Super Twitter Profile How to Write a Professional Social Media Bio 4.

Tools for Designing Awesome Graphics

Teacher Reboot Camp

I started this blog 10 years ago, which was shortly after using Twitter and other social media tools to connect with educators. The majority of the visuals on this blog and that I share on social networks are designed on Canva.

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#LearningIs symbolic

Learning with 'e's

Many keep libraries of books, journals and other media on their shelves, used for reference to remind them of theories, principles or methods they wish to recall. blimage blog conversation education learning libraries social media symbolic

101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative

TeachThought - Learn better.

Demonstrate the importance of reading (books, magazines, newspapers, or even comics) to kids. Libraries, computer labs, and even school gardens can be inspiring and educational places for learners. Encourage them to head to the library, pursue their interests, and keep learning.

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.

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.

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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Say Yes to a School Instagram!

The Daring Librarian

History Day in the Library w/ the Absolutely Awesome Alexandra! Diana Rendina , to create a professional Instagram account for our MHMS Daring School Library Media Center. Here''s Brently playing with a puzzle ball during Winter Smash in the Library.

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.

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! Social media is a constant challenge to mindfulness.

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.

Tips for Encouraging Learners of All Ages to Read

Teacher Reboot Camp

We shouldn’t dismiss what students choose to read, but rather introduce them to different types of reading materials, authors, genres, and media. You can usually find free books at thrift stores or libraries or ask for donations from the community.

20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

You can take courses on helpful topics like social-emotional learning, classroom management, teacher wellness, special education classes and more. If you delete the apps for social media, you’re not deleting the social media service.

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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! Begin Bitmoji Savvy Signage Fresh Feedback Social Sharing Cool Communication Have you fallen in love with Bitmoji yet?

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with 'e's

Cultural hegemony is imposed as political doctrine largely through the state education system, but also via other means including print media and broadcasting. How does social media disrupt cultural hegemony?

Digital beings

Learning with 'e's

I have scoured my personal book library in search of a dozen books that have influenced my own thinking, and share a synopsis of their contents with you. Wikipedia, YouTube and a host of other social media platforms are examples of this switch.

Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

Richard Byrne is a former high school social studies teacher best known for developing the award-winning blog Free Technology for Teachers. Tech & Learning Magazine named Richard one of their “people to watch” in their 30th Anniversary celebration ([link].

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Refreshing your on- and offline spaces with a bit of library eye candy

NeverEndingSearch

When it comes time for a bit of library refreshing, in the form of posters and bulletin boards, there are so many wonderful shared options. Social media inspiration. Also on Pinterest, Renée Stewart has collected more than 200 vintage library posters. Common Sense Media.

Looking for Trusted Advisers? Look No Further

Ask a Tech Teacher

Social Media: @alicekeeler, YouTube. Alice Keeler is a Google Certified Teacher, New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador, Microsoft Innovative Educator and LEC Admin & Online and Blended certified. Social Media: @cultofpedagogy, iTunes podcast.

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Customize Your Experience with the EdTech Insider Program

EdTech Magazine

But there’s so much to sift through across social media, online searches and hallway ­conversations. When content catches your eye but you don’t have time to read, tap or click a flag found on every article and video to save it in your library and quickly access it later.

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LC launches Online Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature & much more poetry goodness

NeverEndingSearch

As part of that celebration, the Library of Congress recently launched its Online Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature , a collection of 123 audio-recorded readings of renowned poets and prose writers reading from their work. In 2015 The Magazine began publishing a poem each week.).

UPDATE - Special Pandemic Mini-Conference on March 26th: "Serving the Needs of Communities in Crisis"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We are expanding our planned Library 2.0 DATE & TIMES: Thursday, March 26th, 2020 | 1:00 - 6:30 pm US-Eastern Time (4 one-hour sessions with 1/2-hour breaks) COST: Free REGISTRATION: To register for the mini-conference, join Library 2.0. Those who are already members of Library 2.0

The Old Spice Guy, Heated Librarians, & Fresno

The Daring Librarian

This short response from a Fresno Library Tweet the @oldspice guy seems to have made all the librarians go WILD this week - some even saying he should be the keynote for the next ALA or AASL conference. How to get librarians excited.have some marketing campaign mention libraries. "

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7 Ways to Get Teens Reading in a Smartphone Culture

Edsurge

These findings are worrisome; but what I find equally troubling is many adults’ blanket derision of phones and teens’ engagement with digital media. Like it or not, smartphones and teens’ social media use aren’t going anywhere any time soon.

3 ways to help give all students “information privilege”

eSchool News

“Access to an effective school library program is one example of information privilege. Providing good information resources and the skill to use them is both a social goal as well as an economic imperative, with fewer and fewer jobs for those without training and skills.

6 Practical strategies for teaching across the digital divide

Neo LMS

To my untrained statistician’s eye these figures seem moderate, and indicate that the digitization of the classroom is not happening as rapidly as the tech media would have us think. Starting a social media account.

Building beautiful book bentos

NeverEndingSearch

Filled instructions, a video tutorial, and lots of student samples, their suggested student project invites readers to construct visual collages that link to author interviews, book trailers, meaningful image, media, reviews, and more.

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13 Ways to Use Canva in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

There’s no cost when using the thousands of free illustrations and images in the Canva library or uploading your own. Cover pages add just the right amount of professionalism for reports, poetry collections, ebooks, a magazine, or any other project that shares curated knowledge.