EXCITE Transformation for Libraries

The Connecticut State Library is offering the EXCITE Transformation for Libraries program to library teams from throughout the Northeast.  An IMLS grant has fully funded the program. That means it’s free!  Let’s hear it for the CT […]

Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017

Jane Hart’s 2017 list of the Top 200 Tools for Learning was released today. This list was compiled with input from over 2,000 learning professionals from around the world. The list includes tools for personal & professional […]

Digital Portfolios for Students

In our Cool Tools for School workshop, we include a lesson on Digital Portfolios that gives educators participating in the workshop a chance to explore a range of tools to help students build a collection […]

21 Communication Skills Every HS student should have before College and Career

21 Communication Skills Every HS student should have

I’d say these are 21 communication skills we all need! This is one of the terrific graphics from Lisa Johnson’s (@TechChef4) recent book Cultivating Communication in the Classroom: Future-Ready Skills for Secondary Students  I’m looking […]

Wikipedia for Libraries: Preview the Possibilities, Discover the Opportunities

Check out this upcoming free webinar from WebJunction. I’m particularly interested in this piece: “learn how you can use Wikipedia to expand access to your collections and creatively engage your communities.” Wednesday, July 19, 2017 […]

Summer Reading and the Summer Slide

“Summer Slide is the loss of skills during the time students are not in school.” Reading during the summer can help prevent the summer slide. For more information about summer reading, reading aloud, reading books […]