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Social Media Mind Shift

The Daring Librarian

Warning, this post might load slowly because of a lot of embedded cool social media! We have 35% free & reduced lunch - some of the highest in our county - we've never had SMART boards, we're not 1:1 school, and I just lost my full time Library Media assistant.

Michelle Luhtala Wins AASL Social Media Superstars Award

edWeb.net

edWeb is so excited to congratulate Michelle Luhtala, department chair at New Canaan High School Library in Connecticut, for being selected as a 2017 AASL Social Media Superstars winner ! I’m the founder of edWeb.net and had just started our social network for educators.

What Schools Can Learn About Communication From the Vatican’s Former Social Media Chief

Edsurge

In 2017, Monsignor Paul Tighe may have been the only priest amidst a sea of techies at South by Southwest (SXSW), where he spoke about his past experience serving as Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications for the Catholic Church. Think “social media director” for the Catholic Church.) Odd as his presence may have seemed, it was not out of the ordinary for the Church, which first devised a social media strategy around 2010.

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 ?

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.

Social Media Revolution for School Librarians: Keynote Resources for CASL

The Daring Librarian

Dont Hate the Hashtag: a Social Media Revolution for Librarians View more presentations from gwyneth jones. Twitter: Your One Stop PLN/Change Agent Training Tool! Congrats to all the new Twitter users!

Personalize Your School Library Program with these Convenient, Creative Apps

edWeb.net

Apps bring technology, functionality, and creativity into your school library program. In “ Virtual Library Program Development ,” Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT, reviewed an A to Z list of 50 apps to virtualize your school library program.

6 Tips to a Super Twitter Profile

The Daring Librarian

Tips to a Super Twitter Profile After re-vamping my blog header header ( Teaching Good: Branding Evil ) I took a serious look at my Twitter profile and changed it, too! I changed my Twitter profile. First thing - BREAK Your Twitter Egg and show your face.

Tools to Help Become a Tech Savvy Educator

A Principal's Reflections

As I mentioned in a previous post I have been working on a educational technology presentation for principals in a NJ school district. 21st Century Leadership Shift Happens (must see video for any educator unfamiliar with the tends and impacts associated with technology and social media.

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Library in Your Pocket

The Daring Librarian

The Library in Your Pocket: Mobile Trends for Libraries View more presentations from Meredith Farkas. Mobile Libraries! she also talks about library promotion using Foursquare and mobile marketing with Twitter. I''d also recommend to follow her Twitter.

Celebrate Poem In Your Pocket Day with Us!

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

The official day is April 21 this year, but due to state testing we celebrate early and use this celebration to kickoff Poetry Month and National School Library Month. On April 7th and 8th, every class in the school will come to the library for a special poetry cafe.

Register Now for the (Online) Library 2.0 Spring Summit - "The Emerging Future"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join us on April 30th, 2015 for the free, online Library 2.015 Spring Summit - The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning , a three-hour conversation about technology issues and trends in the future of library and information services.

101 Ways For Teachers To Be More Creative

TeachThought - Learn better.

Change how your lessons are presented, assess students in different ways, or give them new and unexpected challenges. Don’t present a right way to do things up front, ask students to solve the problem on their own. Teaching classroom creativity social media teacher

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.

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please join us for the third annual global conversation about the future of libraries: October 18-19, 2013, [link]. There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! join the Library 2.0 Ffion Alice Bell, Graduate Library Assistant.

6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year

The Daring Librarian

Most school systems have some version of Google Apps for Education available for teachers or GAfE, I recommend uploading and converting your important documents, presentations, and spreadsheets to the cloud for easy editing, sharing, and storage.

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.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Lucy Gray and I, the founders and co-chairs of this massive, worldwide, and free event, may have gotten ourselves a little behind this year on GlobalEdCon planning (with STEMxCon in September, then the Reform Symposium , Library 2.01 We also really hope that you will consider presenting.

The Rise of Online Professional Development!

EdTechnocation.com

This was a paid online event which used Google Hangouts on Air to host live and recorded keynotes and presentations. To have a successful online event, the technology needs to be readily available, easy to set up and use, and must fit the needs of the presenters and attendees.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Next Week's Great Library Events - Global Ed Stories - Michael Levine "Teaching with Games" Special Event

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 1st, 2014 There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library. This free, online event is sponsored by Follett and the Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL) at Rutgers.

12 Incredible Ideas for Using Technology to Teach English Language Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Poor students often carry around cheap cell phones or access the Internet through a library or Internet cafe. They are my posts from ESL Library and Sprout English where I blog regularly. Top Tips for Presenting at ELT Conferences.

A Pedagogical Shift Needed for Digital Success

A Principal's Reflections

The students worked with Mrs. Fleming on Google Chromebooks in the library to design their e-books. To accomplish their goals, these teachers began with an informational text on the history of the Roman Forum to ground their use of social media in historical discourse and academic content.

On INFOhio’s light

NeverEndingSearch

I was sincerely inspired by their presentation, their energy and their efforts to ensure all Ohio learners have access to the resources to which they are entitled. The INFOhio Student and Ed ucator Guides present a wide array of literacy resources. (I

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Part 4: Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom… Exploring Search Engines and Data Bases

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. I will be at Alan November’s BLC19 in Boston (July) presenting workshops and sessions to support educators and students. The Social Media Search Engine.

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Project Information Literacy News Study: A new study on new adults and news

NeverEndingSearch

For this generation, news is social, visual, and fast. Sharing news on social networks provides some, but not all, students with a valuable opportunity to interact with their communities, whether sharing breaking news from The New York Times or political memes from Facebook.

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Technology won't replace teachers, but.

Learning with 'e's

LILAC was held in the heart of Manchester University , in a well appointed conference centre, where almost 300 library and information professionals gathered for three days to discuss information literacy.

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

I was there for a few reasons, starting with having the fine opportunity to lead a pre conference workshop, followed by presenting on two panels, helping out with a Twitter component, and reconnecting with dozens of friends and colleagues.

Can’t Make It to the AASL National Conference? Be a #NOTATAASL Virtual Attendee!

NeverEndingSearch

From Jane: I feel so fortunate to be attending the AASL National Conference in Phoenix, getting to hear great speakers, discover new books and resources, build my personal learning network, further my lifelong learning, and enjoy social activities. Conference Social Media Chair.

Visualizing Learning with Infographics: 23 Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Download a free pdf of the slides from my presentation, Visualizing Learning with Infographics as Learning Tools. . Piktochart is my favorite way to create infographics with clipart, templates, fonts, and more in their library. “Numbers have an important story to tell.

Wakelet: for curation, collaborating and telling your stories

NeverEndingSearch

It allows users to gather collections made of images, PDFs, websites as well as content from Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Spotify, Facebook and more, and you can add your own text to narrate your collections. creating a media-rich school or library newsletter.

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Getting the Digital Generation to Read Over the Summer

edWeb.net

In “ Summer Reading 501: Helping Generation App Read This Summer ,” Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT; and Jane Lofton, Teacher Librarian, presented creative ideas to get students excited about summer reading. About the Presenters.

Adapting, Balancing, and Collaborating in Mentor Public Schools

Digital Promise

Additionally, within the grant for district redesign, the district prioritized building Paradigm, a central space for Mentor staff and teachers to work together, complete with large meeting rooms, flexible furniture, and state-of-the-art presentation capabilities.

Adobe Spark — All-purpose Desktop Publishing Tool for the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Project templates include social memes, mini websites, narrated tutorials, presentations, reports, posters, how-to videos, and more. Spark at present has no premium options to confuse what you get for free and no charge for hosting content. Background for a presentation.

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Digital Literacy–What is it?

Ask a Tech Teacher

“the ability to understand and use information in multiple formats from a wide range of sources when it is presented via computers: –Paul Gilster, Digital Literacy. This can be messaging, Twitter, or a dedicated forum. Social media. That’s social media.

Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

And then, not two days later, I heard Twitter has reclassified their app as a news purveyor rather than a social media device. Once again: Who gets news from Twitter? Library Spot. a link to your library’s digital site.

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Daily Motivations and More with Buncee!

Buncee

My students have used Buncee to create presentations for project-based learning, to tell about their family or daily routine, talk about foods, to teach a lesson on augmented and virtual reality, or even just to create some “about me” Buncees to share with classmates as well as their global peers.

Student Book Budgets and Real World Connections: Empowering Student Voice

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I snapped a few pictures of her inside the library and also through the windows and shared those on social media. They were pointing, talking, and asking their teacher if they could come to the library. Love it when there is a line at the library.

Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

If there is a makerspace in your school, it may be down the hall, in the library, or in another building. Feedback from User: The final design is presented to the users for their feedback. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D. jackiegerstein and Barbara Bray @bbray27. Crossed posted at [link].

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10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

What’s more, they have curated the best lessons into a comprehensive library of lessons that are free for teachers to use as well! Nearpod is described as a mobile app that allows teachers to create and share interactive multimedia presentations in 1-to-1 device classrooms.

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Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

News hits us across media platforms and devices, in a landscape populated by all degrees of professional journalists and citizen journalists and satirists and hoaxers and folks paid or personally moved to write intentionally fake news. NewseumED : Learning tools on media literacy.