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 […]

2017 Digital Literacy + Fake News mini-conference

The Library 2.017 online mini-conference on Digital Literacy + Fake News mini-conference was held earlier today. If you weren’t able to attend in real-time, all the webinar recordings are now available. Another great production by […]

Chrome & Chromebooks Webinars from SimpleK12

SimpleK12 is offering six 30-minute webinars on Chromebooks & Chrome web tools and extensions on Saturday June 3.  Free! Sounds like great topics: Session #1: 10am – 10:30am ET with Jerry Swiatek “Chromebooks 101: An […]

Tech Tools for the Love of Reading

This weekend I have the pleasure of spending time with a group of terrific school librarians at the Carey Institute for Global Good in Rensselaerville, NY.  It’s a wonderful location to get away from everything and […]

Books for Kids: Empathy, Diversity and the Immigrant Experience

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In the past months, many organizations have published lists of YA and kids books focused on diversity, understanding the immigrant experience and developing empathy. For a project I’m working on, I merged a selection of […]

Juxtapose – Comparing Images

Juxtapose creates a slider to compare two images. It’s one of several handy tools from the Northwestern University Knight Lab. This Juxtapose images compares London’s Heathrow airport in 1945 and 2014. (Link to larger version.) […]