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Mentoring Minds Launches Mobile App to Support Instruction and Student Success

eSchool News

Mentoring Minds , a leading provider of K-12 instructional and critical thinking materials, announces the availability of the Mentoring Minds Resource Library, a mobile app comprised of resources to support instruction and promote student success.

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The Fabulous Field Trip Guide: Mobile Learning and QR Codes

Teacher Reboot Camp

In 2012, I visited the British Library with Terry Freedman. As I venture to more museums, landmarks and national parks, I have noticed how these sites are making their exhibits more engaging by adding a mobile component. Before planning your next field trip, discover ways the site is integrating QR codes, mobile apps, and. Many sites and museums have mobile apps for exploring the site. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes.

Another Great Digital Library to Use in Your Teaching

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Scribd is a platform that offers you access to a huge digital library of reading materials. Digital librariesIf you like digital reading Scribd is defnitely a must try. It offers various collections of.read more.

Facing declines in reading proficiency, rural libraries step in

The Hechinger Report

Three years ago, Darlene Thomas-Burroughs, branch manager of the Hardeeville Library in the rural town of Hardeeville, South Carolina, heard about a new way that library employees could help kids boost their reading scores.

Hitting the Library Circuit With Mobile Making

Educator Innovator

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh offers everything you would expect at a library: books, computers, story time for the little ones. In 2010, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) was one of several sites to receive funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the John D. MacArthur Foundation to launch Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums , digital spaces where teens can experiment with new tools and build 21 st -century skills.

Leading eLearning: A Future Ready Library opportunity

eSchool News

At Follett, we’ve spent the last few weeks working with districts across the country and have witnessed the best from educators–like mobilizing to make sure students are fed, continue learning, and have the resources they need.

Kiddom’s Content Library Makes Differentiation Faster Than Ever

Ask a Tech Teacher

While it offers many appealing pieces (homework assignment and grading, easy communication, and built-in metrics), one unique to Kiddom is their robust K-12 content library. The library is searchable by topic with preview features for selections. How to use the library. Kiddom connects directly with curriculum and content providers to offer educators a curated library of standards-aligned resources. Why the content library is perfect for lesson planning.

Digital Libraries for Kids

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here are five web platforms where you can access a wide variety of books and other reading materials designed specifically for kids. Features provided differ from one platform to the other. Some.read more

Another example: Pic Collage for Mobility, Ease and Versatility

SpeechTechie

In my session on creating "stories" for SLP Summit last week (recording available free until August 15, Register here ), I focused on thinking about features of resources that might make a clinician pick one over another.

Chicago Public Library: The Library as a Gateway to 21st Century Skills

Digital Promise

Libraries are safe places. That’s why I come here to learn,” says Christine, a student at one of Chicago Public Library’s (CPL) Learning Circles. A shy, 50-something native to Chicago, she is somewhat new to taking classes at the library, and yet she is proof that CPL’s approach to adult education — using technology as a gateway to academic skills — can be successful with under-skilled adults.

Two Great Digital Libraries for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today's post we are sharing with two of our favourite digital libraries for kids. These are platforms where kids can access tons of books for all reading levels. Collections include picture books,read more

Celebrating School Library Month with Buncee and PebbleGo

Buncee

April is School Library Month and it brings an opportunity to highlight the work done and impact made by librarians and media specialists. National Library Workers Day. National Library Outreach Day. Take Action for Libraries Day.

COLUMN: Weary but energized, students in conservative states mobilize around Roe v. Wade leak

The Hechinger Report

The group has mobilized people to push back against what it calls “the radical indoctrination and injection of political agendas in K-12 education.”. The post COLUMN: Weary but energized, students in conservative states mobilize around Roe v.

Another Great Library of Free Audiobooks for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

I use its mobile app almost on a daily basis to listen to audiobooks while on the go. I am one of the huge fans of Audible. As you probably know Audible is a subscription based service. You pay a.read more

3 Ways to Rock Your Classroom Library!

Kleinspiration

Classroom Library Tools If you are a Scholastic.com user, most likely you know about Book Wizard and what an amazing tool it is for finding and leveling books. Recently, Scholastic developed a mobile version for the iPhone and is currently working towards a version for the iPad. Book Wizard Mobile fits both of these characteristics. This was one of those moments in my room that would change the way I managed my library. I can be mobile with my device.

Apps to Help Students Borrow eBooks from Local Libraries

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

With the closures of local libraries due to the current pandemic, book lovers experience what Concepción de León called 'literary withdrawal'. However, this does not have to be a crippling condition.read more

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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. While most of my friends and relatives have library cards, I am discovering, among the people I know who are not librarians, a surprising ignorance of the power of their cards to access digital media. I no longer subscribe to print magazines because of my public library’s access to RBDigital.

5 Great eBook Libraries for Kids

Educators Technology

These are some popular eBook libraries where parents and.read more. eBook libraries for kidsNovember 15, 2016 Looking for some good places where you can search for and find children's books? The list below has you covered.

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uHandy Mobile Microscope Duet review

Kathy Schrock

uHandy ask me to review their Mobile Microscope Duet and, after taking a look at it online, I readily agreed to test it out! Sample on Light Stage High-Mag Lens The High-Mag Lens (30x-1000x) can attach to the back of the mobile device, and the Light Stage can even be magnetically attached to it. And, when students move the High-Mag lens to the front camera, they can use the Circular Glass Slide and put liquid on the glass to view through the mobile device.

6 ways the E-rate supports digital and mobile learning

eSchool News

The ninth annual E-Rate Trends Report from Funds For Learning shows that the federal E-rate program is still critical in establishing broadband connectivity for schools and libraries. Related content: 5 school and library applicants weigh in on E-rate.

Boosting Engagement in Your Digital Library

edWeb.net

Once your school district makes the commitment to have a digital library, the next step is for people to understand how they can stay engaged. In “ Secrets from the Front Lines: How Schools Can Boost Digital Engagement ,” Kelly Hladek, Library Media Specialist and Technology Liaison at Morton High School, School City of Hammond, IN, discussed best practices for engaging students, teachers and the community in the district’s eBook and audiobook collection.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools

TeachThought - Learn better.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools . Libraries are brilliant because books are brilliant. If A Library Were YouTube. So, if “books are documentations of knowledge, process, and context,” what does that mean in an increasingly mobile and digital world? Take a modern library, for example. Even if the newest libraries, books are arranged in terms of genre, often by author last name. Library: Google::Sears:Amazon?

4 Good iPad Library Apps

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Looking for some good library apps other than Kindle and Kobo? Below is a collection of some iPad apps you might want to try. Some of these apps provide access to free eBooks and several other.read more

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Schools, Libraries Miss Out on Millions in E-Rate Funds

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan Nearly 30 states across the country failed to claim E-Rate funding for schools and libraries. Funding Management Mobile Broadband Mobility Networking

A Very Good Digital Library for Kids

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

It provides a huge library featuring over 20.000 eBooks designed specifically for kids 12 and under. The library also.read moreLooking for some good summer reading books for your kid? Epic has you covered.

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Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools

TeachThought - Learn better.

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools . Libraries are brilliant because books are brilliant. If A Library Were YouTube. So, if “books are documentations of knowledge, process, and context,” what does that mean in an increasingly mobile and digital world? Take a modern library, for example. Even if the newest libraries, books are arranged in terms of genre, often by author last name. Library: Google::Sears:Amazon?

Credential Blockchains Could Help Student Mobility. These 4 Efforts Explore How.

Edsurge

Although research for the new report was largely conducted before the spread of COVID-19, its authors note that the pandemic will likely make learners even “more mobile, moving in and out of formal education as their job, health, and family situations change.”

An Excellent Digital Library for Young Learners

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Epic provides access to thousands of high quality books, audiobooks, read-to-me books, and learning videos for kids and young learners. Students will get to choose from a rich collection of.read more

Two of The Best Apps to Borrow Free eBooks from Public Libraries

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

With the closures of local libraries due to the current pandemic, book lovers experience what Concepción de León called 'literary withdrawal'. However, this does not have to be a crippling condition.read more. books app

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Secrets from the library lines: 5 ways schools can boost digital engagement

eSchool News

Once your school district makes the commitment to have a digital library, the next step is for people to understand how they can stay engaged. In “ Secrets from the Front Lines: How Schools Can Boost Digital Engagement ,” Kelly Hladek, library media specialist and technology liaison at Morton High School, School City of Hammond, IN, discussed best practices for engaging students, teachers and the community in the district’s eBook and audiobook collection.

Two Excellent Digital Libraries That Offer Books for All Reading Levels

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today's post we are sharing with two of our favourite digital libraries for kids. These are platforms where kids can access tons of books for all reading levels. Collections include picture books,read more

5 Great Kids Digital Libraries

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

kids librariesDecember 8, 2017 Here are five web platforms where you can access a wide variety of books and other reading materials designed specifically for kids. Features provided differ from one platform.read more.

Announcing the Library 2.020 "Sustainability in Libraries" Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our third Library 2.020 mini-conference: " Sustainability in Libraries ," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 14th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

Kajeet Announces Launch of 2022 Homework Gap Grant Program for K-12 Schools and Districts, Colleges and Universities, and Public Libraries

eSchool News

This funding opportunity will allow K-12 schools and districts, colleges and universities, and public libraries to connect students to safe, reliable internet outside of the classroom. “At patents in mobile technologies. MCLEAN, VA.

#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. A photo showing a Little Free Library.

An Online Library for People with Reading Barriers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Bookshare is a platform that provides access to a huge library of reading materials for people with physical disability or visual impairment. The library has over 500.000 titles covering different.read more

Here Is A Very Good App for Borrowing eBooks and Audiobooks for Local Libraries

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Libby is an excellent app that allows you to access your local library and borrow ebooks and audiobooks. The way Libby works is very simple: open the app, find your local library, use your library.read more. 2019 audiobooks iPad library apps

Here Is A Good Library Tool for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Library Extension is an excellent Chrome add-on to help you check whether your local library has a particular book you come across online. The way it works is very simple: Once you install it on your.read more

A Library In Every Pocket: Virtualizing Your Library for Mobile Learning

The Daring Librarian

Not if, but when your school turns to mobile learning, will your library be ready? Information technology presents librarians with an opportunity to facilitate the transition to mobile learning. Facilitators, which will include a student panel, in this hands-on, BYOT session will highlight strategies to virtualize library services for tiny screens. aasl13 digital hot pockets joyce valenza mini moo cards mobile mobile learning packing tips smackdown wiki