Listen Notes Podcast Search

I’m in love with Listen Notes, a  new-ish podcast search tool. Listen Notes makes is so easy to find just the right podcast content for whatever you’re interested in.  It currently indexes over 430,000 podcasts […]

2018 Reading Challenges and Book Lists

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So many lists, so many challenges, so little time. Here’s a list of challenges and interesting reads for the coming year. Why not pick some themes, prompts,  or specific books and share your personal challenge […]

Using TallTweets to Create Gifs

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Amit Agarwal of Digital Inspiration has created many handy tools and shares great tips on his blog.  His TallTweets tool was originally created to create very long twitter posts. Enter your text and TallTweets parses it […]

Booklist widget – titles from those sh*thole countries

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I love that so many librarians and booksellers reacted to the vile words and hate spewed by the US President this past week by pulling together lists and displays promoting the amazing literature about and/or […]

Cool Tools Bloggers


The 2017-18 cohort of Cool Tools for School is well underway. With over 40 topics to choose from and a requirement that they pick either 5 or 10 topics to earn PD credit, there ends up being a lot of variety in how people approach the workshop.

Best of 2017

Happy New Year! Looking back on 2017, these were my top 10 blog posts. And following that list are my top tweets from each month of 2017. Hope some of the links and resources mentioned […]

Update to Books for Kids: Empathy, Diversity and the Immigrant Experience


Earlier this year I put together a web site widget called  Books for Kids: Empathy, Diversity and the Immigrant Experience that anyone can embed on their own websites. (see details on that earlier blog post)  The […]

Holiday #EdTech Treats

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For the holidays this year, some of our fellow #edtech experts are sharing lots of wonderful tech tips and tricks in the form of calendars, 12 days christmas and such.  I’ve listed just a few, […]

#12daystwitter #day3 Favorite Apps


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


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!

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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 […]