Three experts shared tech tips and tools during “Flipped School Libraries,” a rapid-fire, dynamic session during The Digital Shift: Reinventing Libraries (#TDS13) webcast.
Through the use of innovative technologies and online resources, school libraries can now be available tostudents wherever—and whenever—they need them. “Flipped” or blended learning offers students thepower of personalized instruction, through a mix of virtual and face-to-face interactions, at a student’s own pace. Embracing this concept is a must for student engagement and the future of the profession, say school librarians Joyce Valenza, Brenda Boyer, and Michelle Luhtala.
All year, HuffPost Teen has chronicled the incredible stories of teenagers who have raised their voices, and the voices of others, to change the world. Some made scientific and technological advances no one thought possible.
Great find by the amazing Joyce Valenza But I gotta say HuffPOST I LOVES ya, this PopUp block & loggin in to Tweet or Scoopit is ANNOYING but I do it ---then the 2nd pop up block trying to connect w/ FB is BEYOND ANNOYING!
The Search Results: Among other useful materials, I stumbled across a pretty neat interactive image on the Cyberbee site that answers some common student questions about copyright, including the one that sent me over the edge!
There is a evil side of Google which revealed itself in the Filter Bubble, invasion of privacy, the lack of transparency, in the monopoly induction of behavior and especially in what is happening in the search environment.
A calendar for each month includes reading challenges related to wacky holidays, author birthdays, and more! Each calendar includes 30 reading challenges that
Super cute FREE downloadable PDF by @carolynvibbert with wacky reading ideas for every day of the year!
Geared towards ELEMENTARY but I can see how it could be adapted for SECONDARY kiddos.
If I were less indolent, I would re-create this for older kids using more sophisticated graphics, fonts, & book ideas - def take out read with a baby! ;-P but maybe add a puppy, kitten, or Zombie doll!
If you are an Elem ELA or TL it's definitely worth a donation!
"Make It @ Your Library grew out of an IMLS grant-funded library program (ILEAD USA), with “the intention of helping librarians realize makerspace projects in their communities” (how could we NOT love this??)."
This week on Edutweetoz is going to be a bit different. Because it's the last week of the year for many teachers in Australia we thought we'd use this time to look back and ahead to 2014 before Edu...
@EduTweetOz reflects & celebrates learning w/ 6 Brilliant days of Hashtags! What a great idea!
This is the end of their school and calendar year and these brilliant educators: @poppyshel @corisel, @dbatty1 and @liz_loveslife and one of my personal inspirations @tina_p have found a way with 6 awesome hashtags to create a conversation that's both reflect and rejoice in the strong educator PLN they have created within their country!
WOW! I am staggared by this concept and intend to chime in a wee bit! Why don't you join in, too? This is the kind of idea that we should ALL embrace!
Because with our rich, diverse, and generous global Twitter PLN what do borders or time zones really mean when it comes to learning and sharing?
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