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

The CoolCatTeacher

Mandy Froehlich on episode 192 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech. Twitter: @froehlichm.

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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 ?

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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 ! My pat answer to students who ask me to follow their private Twitter or Instagram accounts goes something like this: “Sorry, no can do.

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. Find templates for creating logos, flyers, posters, greeting cards, business cards, online magazines, and social media headers and graphics (Facebook, Twitter, etc.).

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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

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! Daniller had her Bitmoji as her Twitter profile pic and I was all like "OMGosh, where did you get that!?".she

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.

20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today I want to challenge your thinking about your summer. Tweak Your Tablet for Learning My favorite way to read blogs, magazines and such is Flipboard. You can also find a Twitter chat that might suit you.

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K–12 Modern Learning Environments Can Be Built Outside of the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

Those initiatives have spun out beyond the classroom walls , as schools look for ways to transform libraries, lounges, cafeterias and even hallways into areas where students and teachers can connect and collaborate. Twitter. He is a contributor to the CDW family of technology magazine

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. Also on Pinterest, Renée Stewart has collected more than 200 vintage library posters.

Flipping Over Summer Reading!

The Daring Librarian

This post is a jam-packed mélange of summer reading and literacy ideas, my hometown library of the year, big thanks, and a few shared guilty pleasures! For more #SummerReading sharing follow the Twitter hashtag, check out the Google Doc , and discover the Nerdy Book Club !

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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.).

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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A letter of support

NeverEndingSearch

It’s hard to make sense of the current climate for school libraries. In other areas, library programs are being cut because some tight budgets favor more pressing priorities. As this year’s School Library Month draws to an end, I thought it might help similar efforts if I shared this recent letter. Through their websites and guides, school libraries organize the information worlds of their schools. Library is not merely a place to get stuff.

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Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Richard Byrne on Episode #57 of the 10-minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @rmbyrne.

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Customize Your Experience with the EdTech Insider Program

EdTech Magazine

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. Twitter. Customize Your Experience with the EdTech Insider Program. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:52.

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Schools Sketch Out Modern Classrooms and Then Make Them a Reality

EdTech Magazine

When Harbor Beach High School was built five decades ago, the library was a hub of student activity, but in recent years, it had become a veritable ghost town. I’ve got to use the library.’ Twitter. He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines

Where to Find Incredible Student Templates for Google Docs, Slides, Sheets and Drawings!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Many of these educators share these templates for free through their blogs or on Twitter. you will find more GSuite Edu tips, a list of Google Gurus to follow, and recommended Twitter hashtags. The platform features a library of ready to use templates.

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5 Ideas for Friday: Ideas for Teachers In and Out of School to Try Today

The CoolCatTeacher

A sample Cool Cat Teacher newsletter From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. If you really want to have fun, have a student bring in a superhero outfit and follow the instructions in Videomaker magazine to do something super-awesome.

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Q&A: Tracy Smith on the Value of a Team Approach to Digital Equity

EdTech Magazine

We also work with our community library to make sure they are a resource. Twitter. He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines Q&A: Tracy Smith on the Value of a Team Approach to Digital Equity. keara.dowd_i47Z. Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:34.

5 Ideas for Friday: Ideas for Teachers In and Out of School to Try Today

The CoolCatTeacher

A sample Cool Cat Teacher newsletter From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. If you really want to have fun, have a student bring in a superhero outfit and follow the instructions in Videomaker magazine to do something super-awesome.

7 Ways to Get Teens Reading in a Smartphone Culture

Edsurge

If you’re trying to reduce the number of physical books in your space, introduce your teens to Goodreads or even one of the many chat-based story platforms like Hooked or Wattpad’s Tap app, which combine the sensibility of Twitter with reading and storytelling for teens.

Q&A: Steve Langford on Equalizing Student Access to the Web and Tech

EdTech Magazine

We have great Wi-Fi, so we also extended our school library hours to late afternoon or early evening , and that was successful. . Twitter. He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines Q&A: Steve Langford on Equalizing Student Access to the Web and Tech. shauna.miller_miJ5. Fri, 11/08/2019 - 15:29. Inequities in student access to reliable internet service and personal technology are not insurmountable.

Digital Curation & Sweet Scoopage

The Daring Librarian

Ever get frustrated by the 140 character limit of Twitter? Publish Scoopit publishes a lovely glossy digital "magazine" with each topic! and LOVE how I can post remotely to Twitter & gather together interesting and related resources all in one spot!

Q&A: Kim Buryanek on Bringing Digital Equity into Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

We have about 20 in our high school libraries that students can check out. Twitter. He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines Q&A: Kim Buryanek on Bringing Digital Equity into Classrooms. keara.dowd_i47Z. Thu, 11/07/2019 - 15:06. School districts can’t just invest in laptops, mobile devices and other hardware, then call it a day.

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with 'e's

For years the multiple volumes of Encyclopaedia Britannica have graced the shelves of libraries worldwide. Newspapers too are struggling to survive as they cope with competition from the online journals and magazines that are gradually usurping their readership.

ISTE, Stirring the Pot, & Education Advocacy

The Daring Librarian

My district made a Twitter account for every school - some admins are involved more than others - but it''s a start! Whether on ISTE, ALA, AASL, YALSA, NEA, NCATE, METC, TCEA, or your local ISTE or library affiliate?

Part 1: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Science

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Before investigating these resources, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. NSDL – The National Science Digital Library has some outstanding resources that include numerous links to some great STEM programs and organizations.

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Building beautiful book bentos

NeverEndingSearch

Several of my students are are English teachers coming into the library world and they were excited about using this idea with their own students. How do we harness all of our tools and talents to create readers in our libraries? bookbento (Twitter).

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5 Ways to Improve STEAM Learning at Your School

The CoolCatTeacher

Aaron Maurer on episode 140 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Pay attention to the news, read the magazines or the blogs or the social media. Twitter: @ coffeechugbooks.

Discovering Interests, Igniting Passions, and Amplifying Student Voice

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I’m not really sure how we decided it, but we decided to try magazines. I don’t really subscribe to magazines any more in the library, but we have all of the Ranger Rick, Zoobooks, Sports Illustrated, etc that we’ve subscribed to through the years.

Organizing the Edtech Toolbox

edWeb.net

Awarded Technology Director of the Year by TCEA in 2009, he has also been featured in several educational technology magazines as well as other published books on edtech. You can follow him on Twitter @edtechco. You can follow him on Twitter @leobrehm.

Looking for Trusted Advisers? Look No Further

Ask a Tech Teacher

Training: Jumpstart: A Technology Course for Thoughtful Educators, Twitter for Teachers and Students. Summer is the push-pull of regeneration and rejuvenation: Should I spend my summer weeks learning my craft or relaxing?

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TCEA 2019: 5 Ways to Improve Your E-Rate Process

EdTech Magazine

Sovereign, whose firm, Kellogg & Sovereign Consulting, specializes in E-rate programs for schools and libraries, presented “E-Rate Strategies for Maximizing Funding” with Myrna Martinez, director of information services for the Harlandale Independent School District and a client of the firm.

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Discovering the “Ultimate Classroom”: A Student Led Project Based Learning Inquiry

EdTechTeam

As I met with my students, many who volunteered to come in at recess, we reworked our classroom library and opened up new areas for the students to work. Start with something small, maybe just relocating your classroom library, and see where it takes you.