For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores of people couldn't live without it. I tried it multiple times, and never saw the appeal until now.
The School Libraries section of the 2013 State of America’s Libraries Report from the American Library Association provides an update on the crisis facing school libraries and the decline in staffing of school librarians.
By Kathy Yanchus, Review Staff. Dramatic changes are occurring in school libraries across the province as they are transformed into 21st century learning spaces. It may not be conspicuously evident when you walk in, ...
Somewhere between a PowerPoint presentation and a full-fledged video is the audio slideshow. Creating audio slideshows can be a good way to add meaning to slides that otherwise might not mean much without a presenter. Here are some ways that students can create audio slideshows....
This infographic tells the story of social media among children from a statistical side--an astounding 96% of students who go online use social media--but it also includes ways teachers, schools, parents, and s.
NEW! SLISConnect Program to Launch July 10th. SLISConnect, SJSU's School of Library & Information Science student and alumni group, is excited to announce a new Learning 2.0 program intended to provide SLIS ...
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Earlier this week, Google introduced Knowledge Graph, the company's new search technology that understands "things not strings" and adds rich and relevant details about your query in the sidebar of your search results.
We are honored to have co-authored a chapter with our founder, Keith Curry Lance, “The Impact of School Libraries on Academic Achievement,” in the new book School Libraries Matter. In addition to reviewing the school ...
"As schools across the nation move from printed textbooks to digital materials and digital learning environments, school libraries are adapting to keep pace—and new advancements are changing the very definition of school libraries and library media specialists."
Partner with people in unlikely places, be sensitive to user's cultural needs and share ideas on social media, says Caroline Fuchs (This gives such lovely advice, SLIS-ers! How many of you all utilize any of these tips already?
We don’t want iPads to just become replacements for notebooks and textbooks, we want them to be objects to think with. We want students using them to mess around with the world around them and their courses of study.
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