Winter Holiday Cool Tools Calendar

I wasn’t planning to do anything for Hour of Code this year, but today I found a fun holiday calendar project to tinker with and I managed to tweak the code to make it work! […]

#12daystwitter #day3 Favorite Apps

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Have you joined the #12daystwitter challenge? There’s a theme for each day and all you need to do is post something related to that theme. Then follow the #12daystwiter hashtag on twitter and connect with […]

Global Education Conference – Nov 13-16

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The 8th annual Global Education Conference is coming up soon, Nov 13-16. This online conference runs around the clock, with participants from around the world. There are over 50 presentations already scheduled and they are […]

Cool Tools for School is back!

Cool Tools for School

We’re getting ready to launch the 2017-18 Cool Tools for School workshop. This is our 10th time running the workshop with over 850 participants in that time!  This year’s workshop will launch at the end […]

Call for Proposals: Learning with Innovative Technology (LIT) Conference

Learning with Innovative Technology Conference

The 2018 Learning with Innovative Technology (LIT) Conference will be held on June 29, 2018 in Saratoga Springs, NY. This free conference is for educators of all types and is a terrific day of learning […]

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 […]

Summer Learning Project

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, the school year has come to an end and we’re all looking forward to summer vacation. Bring it on! And our 2016-17 Cool Tools for School workshop […]