Learning about Cool Tools

  • Thing 5: Content Curation
    As a high school library teacher, I regularly curate materials for both students and faculty.  My approach is to collect print and digital resources that assist my patrons in developing and/or addressing research projects in a variety of subjects.Over the years I have used my school e-board page to curate ... read more
    Source: Learning about Cool ToolsPublished on 2016-08-16By LibraryBarb
  • Thing 4: Digital Storytelling and Presentation Tools
    So many interesting tools to explore in this lesson!I started out this assignment by trying out some of the digital storytelling tools listed.  I found Exposure less user-friendly than Adobe Slate.  I created a beach story from some photos I had taken using Slate. Later I was exploring some of ... read more
    Source: Learning about Cool ToolsPublished on 2016-08-07By LibraryBarb
  • Thing 3: Social Networks
    I have spent a few weeks now following about 80 "tweeters" on Twitter.  The wealth of information is amazing!I must admit that I find it overwhelming and am working on managing all of the tweets that come through in order to catch as much information as possible. Some of the ... read more
    Source: Learning about Cool ToolsPublished on 2016-08-04By LibraryBarb
  • Thing 2: Photo Fun
    I spent some time playing with collage making using Google Photos.  We have this app available at school, so I thought it would be a good idea to become more familiar with it so as to be more equipped to use it with students. I chose to create a collage ... read more
    Source: Learning about Cool ToolsPublished on 2016-02-12By LibraryBarb
  • Thing 1: Blogging
    My name is Barbara Mierlak and I have been the library information specialist at Locust Valley High School in Locust Valley, New York for 18 years.  We are a high school of about 700 students and offer a wide curriculum for such a small school, including the International Baccalaureate program ... read more
    Source: Learning about Cool ToolsPublished on 2016-01-05By LibraryBarb
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