Want to give your students a quiz and then have the computer grade it for you? Then check out these templates! Students can take the quizzes on any online device – a computer, an iPad, a tablet, a smart phone, etc!
Self-Check Quiz Templates
I have completely redesigned and updated my self-check quiz templates! They should be much easier to use and they offer some new features as well!
Librarians, Welcome to the New Age. Perhaps I have been listening to my son's music a bit too much or perhaps I am just overly tired from celebrating the New Year with friends and family. Whatever the cause, when I heard ...
Washington Post Kate DiCamillo becomes new National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Christian Science Monitor The special position known as the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature was created by the Library of Congress in...
A great ambassador for young people , actually for all who understand the power of words.
"Adding an audio message to your classroom blog or website can be a good way to help deliver important messages to your students and their parents. Posting an audio message, even if it covers the same content as a written message, can increase the chances that a visitor to your blog will take notice of something important. Adding an audio message to your blog or website is not difficult to do. Here are five free services that you can use to add an audio message to your blog or website."
"Metta is a digital presentation tool that has been featured here in the past. Metta allows you to combine videos from YouTube, pictures from the web or from your desktop, text, and voice recordings to create a presentation. The latest Metta development allows you to save your presentations in your Google Drive account. To use this option log into Metta by using your Google account athttp://metta.io/create and leave the “Connect to Google Drive” checkbox on."
In K-12 education, it's a challenge to navigate the copyright and fair use waters. What can educators use? How can they use it? VideoAmy has collected some fun, engaging videos to help teachers and students understand the confusing subject.
This animated presentation is very good, albeit fast. I wonder if there is a similar one for school students. The younger we get kiddos to understand the purpose or the idea behind copyright, the easier to explain all the ramifications later when the students are older.
There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.
Click above to view full image! Any book lover can tell you: diving into a great novel is an immersive experience that can make your brain come alive with imagery and emotions and even turn on your senses.
Questions librarians need to answer. Date Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 05:54AM. In a recent post, Jennifer LaGarde (LibraryGirl) suggests that these questions "really need answering" by librarians: In 2014...
A new Follett-sponsored initiative aims to raise awareness of how important school librarians are to the success of digital learning.
School librarians are critical to the success of digital learning initiatives, and they deserve a place at the table in discussions about digital learning: That’s the message behind a new awareness campaign that targets K-12 superintendents and other senior school district leaders.
Robin Good: Here is a handy short guide to nine free infographic creation tools that can be utilized to create enticing visuals, word charts and data-based infographics without having special technical skills.
Check them all out: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/
...on horseback, in supermarkets, in vending machines, on burros, in Walmart stores, etc. BookRiot has put together a list of unlikely locations for libraries. For example, here's the pack horse library in Hindman Kentucky.
Excellent photo & article to pair with That Book Woman by Heather Henson and David Small.