"YouTube is packed full of educational stuff to share with students. It is usually our first choice when thinking about video resources online. It is true that YouTube interface is not student friendly particularly with the annoying ads and sometimes irrelevant and indecent content on the list of the featured videos but thanks to web technologies , we can now use these awesome tools to easily control the content that is displayed on YouTube and make it educationally relevant platform for our students."
WORLD BOOK NIGHT 2013 is a celebration of literacy by publishers, bookstores, libraries and individuals who love books and reading. On WORLD BOOK NIGHT 2013, 25,000 “book givers” will each give away 20 copies of a specially-printed, not-for-resale WBN edition of book they have read and loved (from a list of 25-30 titles selected by librarians and booksellers) to complete strangers – people who may never have owned a book of their own. To promote this literacy event, libraries and bookstores – as organizational participants in the event – form a nationwide advocacy. . .
"Every single teacher is concerned about his/ her teaching practices and the skills involved in this process. How many times have you wondered about a better way to teach the same lesson you have delivered to an eariler class? How often have you used technology to engage your students and improve their learning ? These are some recurring questions we keep regurgitating each time our teaching skills are put to the test. "
Bob Dylan recorded “Forever Young\' on his 1974 album Planet Waves. It\'s a classic “paternal love song,\' a song inspired by his then four year-old son Jakob, who later became the frontman of The Wallflowers.
To add a little drama to your summer, NPR Books is focusing our annual summer readers' poll on young adult fiction. Share your favorite YA titles: Your nominations will decide the books that make our top-100 list of the best YA fiction ever written.
"Every single teacher is concerned about his/ her teaching practices and the skills involved in this process. How many times have you wondered about a better way to teach the same lesson you have delivered to an eariler class? How often have you used technology to engage your students and improve their learning ? These are some recurring questions we keep regurgitating each time our teaching skills are put to the test."
BALTIMORE, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Original $2M commitment has been increased to $5M over four years
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, today announced a major expansion of the Baltimore Elementary and Middle School Library Project.
This initiative, involving nearly 30 businesses, nonprofits, and government partners, works with Baltimore City Public Schools to design, build, equip, and staff new or renovated school libraries . . .
When NASA launched its last space shuttle a year ago, McLean Fahnestock paid tribute to the 30-year old shuttle program by putting footage from every launch into one video. 135-in-1. It makes for an arresting sequence.
A new, free program offered through the Macomb Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (MLBPH) aims to offer alternative coping methods for this and other low vision issues beginning June 12.
“In addition to being able to offer materials to those with low vision, we’re very happy to be able to offer classes to introduce technology and techniques to our patrons to help them be more productive at home or in the community,” Clinton-Macomb Library Head of Popular Materials Emily Kubash said.
Licensed clinical social worker and Work-Life Solutions counselor Sharon Lotoczky will facilitate the course as part of the Vision Network Program. The sessions will help those with low vision learn techniques and technology to improve their lives in a variety of different areas, from home life to real world navigation."