Category Archives: School Libraries

Cool Tools for Schools 2015-16 Concludes

And it’s a wrap on another year of the Cool Tools for School online workshop! This year we had 65 active participants from 15 regional School Library Systems. 45 participants completed the program and earned a Professional Development hours. 590 … Continue reading

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2016 School Library System Tech Retreat

This past weekend, 20+ school librarians from the Capital Region of NY gathered in Rensselaerville at the Carey Institute for Global Good in the beautiful Helderberg mountains, for a weekend of learning and lots of laughter. Saturday was a full … Continue reading

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Cool Tools for School Online Workshop

Once again, we’re offering the Cool Tools for School online workshop. This year there are 14 NYS School Library Systems offering this to their school librarians and in some systems, other school staff as well. Last year we increased the … Continue reading

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Webinar: Helping Students Make Good Digital Decisions with Digital Compass

Free webinar on Wed April 29. Helping Students Make Good Digital Decisions with Digital Compass Join Common Sense Education for a webinar to celebrate the launch of their newest free education resource, Digital Compass. Based on the concept of “choose … Continue reading

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Terrific “The Fault in our Stars” Readalikes Thinglink

Terese Brennan put together a terrific “The Fault in Our Stars” readalikes resource making clever use of  two free tools – SoundCloud and Thinglink. Terese used SoundCloud to record short book teasers for readalike books that were in the school … Continue reading

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Technology Retreat for School Librarians

Coming up this coming weekend – a 2 day Technology Retreat for School Librarians with a great group of people at one of my favorite places, the beautiful campus of the Carey Institute for Global Good (formerly the Rensselaerville Institute) … Continue reading

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