Copyright for Educators & Librarians is a free online class taught by Kevin Smith, Lisa A. Macklin and Anne Gilliland of Duke University, Emory University and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
For over a year we at Doklab do Extreme Library Makeovers as part of our consultancy products. The idea for the Extreme Library Makeover (ELM) was born out of the many questions we received on the implementation of innovation and innovative thinking in library organizations. One of the recurring questions is where to start and …
Whether you are looking for resources related to integrating science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) or infusing arts, design, and humanities to transform STEM into STEAM, this curated compilation will help you strategize around different approaches to integrated studies.
"A class set of novels, binders, poster boards, and enough post-it notes to wallpaper a school…. all supplies associated with a traditional middle school book club model. With the addition of iPads, Google Apps, and other educational technology, the age of the “traditional” book club requires a change.
Digital book clubs allow for connected, flexible, and customized literacy instruction that engages all learners. From reading digital novels, to participating in online discussions, and annotating text with categorical tags to expressing ideas through transliteracy (multi-media tools), students will interact with the text, the teacher, and each other while receiving nearly instant, trackable feedback on their work. You can use technology to reinforce effective comprehension strategies while upgrading the literary climate of your classroom by following these 5 steps to revolutionize your classroom book clubs."
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Now in its 5th year, The Digital Shift: Libraries @ the Center virtual conference will focus the attention of library professionals on libraries’ central role in the transformation of our culture from analog experiences to digital experiences. Participants will engage in a dynamic day-long conversation about our shared digital future. We’ll examine how libraries drive …
If there’s one phrase I dislike more than the latest company touting itself as the “Netflix for books,” it’s when the retort is that such a thing already exists and it’s called the library. The library is not a Netflix for books.
More than 20,000 librarians, authors, publishers and vendors from 765 exhibitors are expected to attend the conference over the next four days, and at first glance, the show looks like it will be a strong one.
Websites like Thug-Notes make points, and humor, by translating high literature and political speech into short-form raps
Valerie Hill's insight:
Take a look at the analysis closing each episode, Actually reading a literary work is an experience and we must consider that we now live in an age of "disposable media". Maybe these short clips get student to contemplate the importance of literature in culture.