How to Hold Better Meetings

The CoolCatTeacher

Rushton Hurley on Episode 386 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Rushton Hurley gives us ideas for improving meetings. Twitter: @ rushtonh.

How to Schedule a Time to Meet with Other Classes

The CoolCatTeacher

The two types of calendars every collaborative project needs From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The fifth graders had an optional meeting at 7 am where they could come to school to meet the other kids half a world away.

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How a Middle School Library Promotes Maker Learning for All Students

Digital Promise

The Digital Promise maker learning team spent some time in Greer, South Carolina this winter observing and filming the Riverside Middle School Library Club students as they worked to design solutions to problems they identified in their community. Why the library?

If the Library of Congress pins.

NeverEndingSearch

If the largest library in the world, with millions of books, photographs, maps and manuscripts pins, it makes a pretty serious case for a new type of curation for libraries, learning, and learners. The Library of Congress is a pretty serious pinner.

K–12's Digital Transformation Is Giving Libraries a Modern Makeover

EdTech Magazine

K–12's Digital Transformation Is Giving Libraries a Modern Makeover. Today’s school libraries are being reinvented. No longer just a haven for dusty books and stern shushes, the library is now a place for digital resources and makerspaces and flexible learning. The landscape of a K–12 library is changing with the times, and librarians oversee an important space for today’s modern learner. Student Feedback Can Be Helpful for Library Design. Twitter.

Learning with Twitter Chats and Socratic Seminars

Educator Innovator

Inspired by our previous efforts with Socratic circles and Twitter chat with Emily Russell’s language arts classes, we all agreed this medium would help us meet our student learning targets.

#DLNchat: What Is the Role of Libraries in Digital Learning Innovation?

Edsurge

Will we wander through VR stacks in the library of the future? Will the library’s computer lab become a makerspace? Those were just a couple of the questions raised on Tuesday, February 27 when the #DLNchat community got together to discuss: What Is the Role of Libraries in Digital Learning Innovation? the library wants to go alone it will go fast but if it goes with others it will go much further.” Libraries can help with the issue of quality.”

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A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A Twitter Chat In Your School. A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development AND gives educators the option to participate in their PJs, from the comfort of their own home! Give twitter tips and archive chat.

Twitter and the death of distance

Learning with 'e's

Social media sites such as Twitter span huge distances to connect people around the world. There are many stories of people developing and sustaining friendship, or even romance and eventual marriage, after ''meeting'' on a social media site.

Libraries and Communities Exceed Winter Reading Goals, Win $35,000 from Mark Cuban

techlearning

Washington, DC — The inaugural Beanstack Winter Reading Challenge for libraries came to a successful close this month, as more than 100 libraries all over the country and South Korea far eclipsed an ambitious goal set by investor and Shark Tank personality Mark Cuban.

Part 2… Beyond the Technology Shine… Content Standard Nouns Meet 25 Free OER Education Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

As always, I invite you to follow me on twitter ( @ mjgormans ). Part 2… Beyond the Technology Shine… Content Standard Nouns Meet 25 Free OER Education Resources. Teachers can start from scratch or build from anything in the FlexBooks library.

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Connecting Around the World! Mystery Skype, Twitter & Google Hangouts!

MSEDTechie

Using Mystery Skype, Twitter, and Google Hangouts are great ways this can be done! Check out my post about Why I love Twitter & Mystery Skype Our 4th graders had so much fun during their Mystery Skype. Connecting around the world! It''s time to change the way we teach!

Launching a Makerspace: Lessons Learned From a Transformed School Library

MindShift

New Canaan High School librarian Michelle Luhtala recently jumped headfirst into creating a makerspace in her library and documented what she learned, how her space changed and how it affected students along the way. Luhtala is blessed with a big library, but for most of her career it has been dominated by large bookshelves. The New Canaan Library tries to create different spaces throughout the library where students can work quietly, in collaboration, or on innovative projects.

Day 2 of #ISTE12 was all about Twitter Connections and Fun!

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Yes, I did learn an ISTE12 lot yesterday (more about that later), but there were two great personal threads running through Monday: meeting up with some of my Twitter buddies, and having just a little bit of fun! ISTE12 Hollywood Squares Live PLN Twitter

WeVideo Adds Huge Integrated Library of Professional Quality Images, Videos and Music--Now Free with All WeVideo for Schools Plans

techlearning

From flipped learning to personal narrative, this library puts the media they need to be effective right at their fingertips.” Availability The WeVideo Essentials library is available immediately to all WeVideo for Schools license holders at no additional cost.

Connected Educator Month Kickoff Details! PLUS Library 2.013 Proposals Deadline

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Quick news on Library 2.013 , our third annual worldwide, online, and free conference on libraries, librarians, and librarianship: the formal deadline for session proposals is end of day Monday, September 30th.

AP: Libraries launch apps to sync with iPod generation

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Our library is a warm and fuzzy place in an idyllic setting. This news story tells is like it is -- libraries are keeping up with the times, and should always be part of the mix. who uses the Orange County Library System''s iPhone app to discover foreign films. Public Library. "It''s

Events + News - This Month in School Libraries - Future Ready Schools Online Summit - Student Coding

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. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20.

Events Newsletter - Reinventing Education Speakers - New Library 2.0 Webinars - Starting to Homeschool Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate. LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20.

Learning Revolution Free PD - GlobalEdCon News - Awaken Young Inventors - Library Horizon Report "Deep Dive"

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.

Events Newsletter - Teacher Librarian Chat - Library 2.015 Spring Summit - NextVista.org Creative Expression Contest

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate. LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20.

Events Newsletter - Maker Ed - Games for Change - Elementary Homeschooling - Library 2.0 - SeaTrust

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

What are my state’s requirements for homeschooling and how do I meet and report them? Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference: Tools, Skills & Competencies , October 20th The fifth annual global conversation about the future of libraries is scheduled for Tuesday, October 20th, 2015.

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. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20.

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 LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. Library 2.0

Events + News - Future Ready June 24 - Global Ed Day at ISTE - Library 2.015 Proposals - NMC This Week

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate. LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20.

Events + News - Chrome Extensions for Education - Library 2.015 Call for Proposals - Daily Education Quotes and Commentary

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate.

Events + News - K12 Online Call for Proposals - Library 2.0 Spring Summit Recordings - Starting to Homeschool Webinar Today

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Library 2.015 Spring Summit Recap On April 30th we held the first ever Library 2.015 Spring Summit - The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning , a half-day conversation about technology issues and trends in the future of library and information services.

Learning Revolution Events Newsletter - Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat - Project World School - CR20 Show 6th Anniversary!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate. LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. 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.

Learning Revolution Free PD - 100+ Library Sessions This Week - GlobalEdCon Deadline - Membership Milestones

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 7, 2014 A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library. 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. Today kicks off Connected Librarian Day , our special Library 2.014 preconference event for K-12 teacher librarians (and their fans).

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

Edsurge

We also use a lot of maps from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection. And there are a variety of alternative assignments, like the Twitter World Leader assignment. Tell us about the Twitter World Leaders. What other world leaders is Angela Merkel meeting with? Boyer's Twitter World Leader Assignment; full size image here.

Makerspace Tips and Advice from the Front Lines

edWeb.net

Maker culture is thriving in schools and public libraries across the United States and beyond. With hundreds, or even thousands of kids using the library space, it doesn’t make sense to design that space without their voice. Follow her on Twitter @mluhtala.

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Events Newsletter - Announcing Library 2.0's Spring Summit - NMC on Open Licensing (Today) - Livebinders for Librarians on Saturday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Are you at a museum or do you have a gallery, library, archive, or museum on your campus? LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Reinventing the Classroom - Library 2.014 - The Real 1:1 - Reclaim Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 1st A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. 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. Library 2.014 Call for Proposals Now Open. The call for proposals for the fourth annual Library 2.0

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5 Creative Ways to Connect Young Adults to Reading

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Librarian Karen Scott challenges us with some non-traditional practices to get kids interested in reading including organizing her library by genre and using social media and graphics to inspire a love of reading.

Events + News - Library 2.0 Spring Summit - Free-Range Kids - Testing "Chaos" and Opting Out - Student Debt - Will College Survive?

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. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20.