Edcamp Library Promise Goes Virtual

Digital Promise

There are no scheduled or pre-planned presentations. Go to Edcamp Library Promise to register to join us on June 16 and learn more about this exciting event! The post Edcamp Library Promise Goes Virtual appeared first on Digital Promise.

Gale Launches New Accredited Online Adult High School Program to Public Libraries

eSchool News

September 11, 2021 – Gale , part of Cengage Group, today announced the launch of Gale Presents: Excel Adult High School , a new online accredited diploma completion program available to public libraries. The program will be available to all public libraries in Missouri this month.

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A Huge Library of Icons to Use in Your Presentations and Documents

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Flaticon's extension ' Icons for Slides and Docs' provides access to a treasure trove of visually appealing icons to integrate in your Google Slides, Google Docs, Google Forms, and Google Sheets.read more

Creating your virtual library (quickly) using Slides and Bitmojis)

NeverEndingSearch

And it is clear that the library must be the center of that experience. But, first, a little background: I’ve been playing around with building virtual school libraries for a very long time. 2011) Evolving the Virtual School Library, Part 1: Deconstructing My Own Interface.

COVID-19 Is Forever Changing How Students Experience Libraries

Edsurge

There’s a ritual that kicks off every new quarter in Michelle Luhtala’s library at New Canaan High School, one where English teachers send a gaggle of students through her doors to pick a new batch of books. Diana Rendina’s library at Tampa Preparatory School in Tampa, Fla.,

"Libraries as Community Anchors" - a Library 2.0 Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our third Library 2.021 mini-conference: " Libraries as Community Anchors ," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, October 21st, 2021. For many years, community members have looked to public libraries to provide baseline, public, computer and internet access.

Emaze - beautiful web based presentation app

Educational Technology Guy

Emaze is a free, online presentation tool that is easy to use and has some beautiful features. You sign in, select one of their amazing templates, create your presentation, and share it. The presentations are created in HTML5 so they are available on any web-enabled device. Presentations can be traditional slides, videos or even 3D. You can create a presentation from scratch, or import a PowerPoint. google slides PowerPoint presentation

#10: Why personalized learning should start in school libraries

eSchool News

With personalization a growing initiative in schools, the library may not be the first thing educators think of as a resource. However, according to Michelle Luhtala, library department chair at New Canaan High School, CT, and Jackie Whiting, librarian at New Canaan High School, the library is often the best place to look for personalizing instruction through assessing, reading and making. How Libraries are Personalized Learning Hotspots.

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.

Let’s Present! 21+ Digital Poster Tools & Tips

Teacher Reboot Camp

The How To of Digital Poster Presentations from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. The Kentucky Virtual Library has an interactive infographic that illustrates the digital research process. Use this as a guide and also my slide presentation, Research in the Digital Age , which you can download as a pdf. Poster Presentations has many templates for creating digital posters on PowerPoint that can be printed. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

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Moving Beyond Word Processing, Presenting, and Online Research

More Verbs

MLTI has helped bring 1to1 to more than a third of Maine’s students (and 100% of 7th and 8th grade) – this doesn’t even count what districts have done on their own – and NetworkMaine, a partnership between the Maine University System, the Maine Department of Education, and Maine’s public libraries, has played a major role to bringing broadband to Maine’s institutions of higher education, public schools, and public libraries.

Moving Beyond Word Processing, Presenting, and Online Research

More Verbs

MLTI has helped bring 1to1 to more than a third of Maine’s students (and 100% of 7th and 8th grade) – this doesn’t even count what districts have done on their own – and NetworkMaine, a partnership between the Maine University System, the Maine Department of Education, and Maine’s public libraries, has played a major role to bringing broadband to Maine’s institutions of higher education, public schools, and public libraries.

Why personalized learning should start in school libraries

eSchool News

With personalization a growing initiative in schools, the library may not be the first thing educators think of as a resource. However, according to Michelle Luhtala, library department chair at New Canaan High School, CT, and Jackie Whiting, librarian at New Canaan High School, the library is often the best place to look for personalizing instruction through assessing, reading and making. How Libraries are Personalized Learning Hotspots.

One future for research libraries

Bryan Alexander

On May 12 the head of the National Science Library at the Chinese Academy of Sciences , Xiaolin Zhang, gave a major speech to the THETA conference in Australia. In the talk director Zhang laid out a vision for the future of the academic library, and it’s one that both challenged and excited many of us, both within and beyond the library world. Anything they don’t own they obtain through consortial relationships (I think that’s inter-library loan).

Screencast Tool Lets Kids & Teachers Create Multimedia Presentations

techlearning

Bottom Line: This is a terrific option that supports flipped classrooms, video feedback, student presentations, and formative assessment. Free Online Video Library Ideal for Flipped or Traditional Classroom ] Read more here. Resources Site of the Week Screencast Video News Lessons Presentation

How School Libraries Can Help Personalize Learning

edWeb.net

With personalization becoming a growing initiative in schools, the library is a valuable asset for personalizing instruction around student needs. Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT, with guest Jackie Whiting, Librarian at New Canaan High School, CT, presented in the webinar, “ Personalizing Instruction Through the Library ,” hosted by edWeb.net and sponsored by Mackin Educational Resources. About the Presenter.

Keep school libraries weird

NeverEndingSearch

A couple of weeks back I presented at a conference about the value of out-of -the-box thinking. On a whim I included a slide that read: “Keep School Libraries Weird.” ” I’ve been doing a little thinking about why, like Austin , we might want to keep school libraries a little weird. Though I know a little about weirdness, especially as the term relates to the libraries I’ve been part of, I don’t pretend to be any sort of expert on Austin.

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. This was one of those moments in my room that would change the way I managed my library. The presenter, Ginny Dowd, is one of the best. Level Your Library in a Click I''ve used several sites to help level my classroom library in the past. How do you organize your classroom library?

33 Library Bulletin Board Ideas Students Are Sure To Love

Fractus Learning

Library bulletin boards and displays are excellent ways to celebrate reading and inspire kids in all grades to read and to want to read more. Here is a list of great ideas for teachers and librarians to create their book-theme classroom or library bulletin board. Reading Oasis Library.

Presenting Our 2019-20 Student Book Budget Purchases

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Since December our student book budget team has been working to make selections for our library. Students came one final time to display the books on tables in the windows of the library and anywhere else they could find a spot. This project is a core part of our library each year.

The Best Digital Libraries for Kids and Students

Graphite Blog

All of this is to say: digital library apps need to be really, really good. It’s also got an impressively large library of high-quality books -- these aren't the bargain bin picture books you'll find with some other competitors. Reading is the key that unlocks learning.

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.

Interactive presentations: a round-up

NeverEndingSearch

If you are presenting, what do folks really think about your message? Now, a number of programs address the notion that our presentation and lessons need not be one-way events and they do it all, eliminating the need for mashup. Presentations may be broadcast. Swipe : Swipe’s goal is to help you turn presentations into real-time conversations. Share your presentation with anyone anywhere with the link conveniently available under the title.

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.

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. 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? Libraries are far more rational and exact in their arrangement—it’s all extraordinarily left-brained and painfully precise. Libraries can’t.

Library Service, Safety, & Security: Resources & North Vancouver Library Stabbing Attacks

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have a collection of resources from Dr. Albrecht in our " Library Service, Safety, & Security " section of Library 2.0. Today we've added a blog post from him on the North Vancouver Library stabbing attacks, " Edged Weapons Awareness." Here are all of the available Library Service, Safety, and Security BLOG POSTS, PODCASTS, and WEBINARS on Library 2.0.

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. About the Presenter.

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. 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? Libraries are far more rational and exact in their arrangement—it’s all extraordinarily left-brained and painfully precise. Libraries can’t.

Library 2.0 Webinar: "The Safe Library" + Blog Post: "Creating the Perfect Library Security Officer" #library20

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

"The Safe Library: Lessons (I’ve Learned) in Keeping Staff and Patrons Better Protected" Part of a special Library 2.0 OVERVIEW : We invite you to join us for a 90-minute webinar presented by Library 2.0 You will first need to be a member of Library 2.0

The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space

User Generated Education

Articles, resources on social media, and conference presentations on these topics are proliferating at a rate that most educators are now familiar with maker education. Finally, in order to prevent maker education in becoming the educational flavor of the month, administrators, educators, and libraries need to not be seduced by these high tech tools. There are so many avenues for acquiring materials for the classroom or library seeking to be at least a part-time makerspace.

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

Mini-Conference Schedule: "Reinventing Libraries for a Post-COVID World," a Library 2.0 Event

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please also join the Library 2.0 Our second Library 2.021 mini-conference: "Reinventing Libraries for a Post-COVID World," will be held online (and for free) on Thursday, June 17th, 2021, from 12:00 - 3:00 US-Pacific Time. Everyone is invited to participate in our Library 2.0

Giving a great presentation: the gift of your voice

Bryan Alexander

How do you give a great presentation? In this post I want to focus in on one key elements of presenting: what you do with your voice. Nothing is as important to your presentation as your voice. Few people actually speak too slowly for presentations. So record your presentations and listen to your voice. A relentless drone is at best soporific, and at worse a summons to flee a presentation. presentations and talks Uncategorized

Gale Launches New Online Learning Platform for Public Libraries

techlearning

Gale, a Cengage company, today announced the launch of Gale Presents: Udemy, a new online learning platform for public libraries – powered by Udemy for Business –that provides patrons access to over 4,000 on-demand video courses across more than 75 categories

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Accepted Sessions and Presenters - "Civic Engagement in Action" Bilingual Conference by Library 2.0 | Seguimos Creando Enlaces #library20

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're announcing today the accepted sessions and presenters for the first Library 2.021 | Seguimos Creando Enlaces conference, " Civic Engagement in Action " on March 25th and 26th. Check Out the Presentations and Speakers: [link] REGISTER TO ATTEND (free and online): English - [link] Español - [link] This is our first specifically-bilingual event, and we are proud to be a part of bringing the annual and previously in-person Seguimos Creando Enlaces conference online.