E-treasures at your local library ABC Online Australian libraries have had online catalogues for many years but recent innovation enables parents and children to borrow e-books and audiobooks easily, via a variety of apps.
The students in my Tuck Everlasting book club completed book trailers as an end of book activity using Animoto. Click the videos below to check them out. It's a great way to recommend books and build a community of readers ...
Once again, Mr. R, a Grade 6 English teacher, and I teamed up for a collaborative project: student-made Book Trailers. Up to now, I had learned how to make trailers, promoted books via trailers, and offered to teach trailers, ...
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Basic steps without much detail - ideas for somewhere to start.
This is how I made the Pinterest pages for my school. This is as close to a step-by-step process as I can give. The best way to learn it is to play around with it yourself. Once you get the hang of it, it’s easy.
I started a Gmail account for my library and chose a password that I would feel okay sharing with other people. I want my aides and any other librarian who might follow me in the position to take over the social media accounts. I use this account for every social media account I use for my library.
Carey Leahy's insight:
Step by step way to share visual information about books. Handy!
"I am really impressed with the ReadWriteThink iPad apps. For a start, they're excellent. Next, they're FREE. And finally, they're educational. Not just educational, but my favourite kind of educational - encouraging kids to create and share content! "
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