It’s Banned Books Week! September 22 – 28 is Banned Books Week. To help spread awareness of frequently banned young adult books, I’ve created a LibraryThing book widget of titles. Feel free to copy the […]
Help get out the vote! EveryLibrary has teamed up with Vote.org to make embeddable voter registration and voter support forms available to libraries. Easy to add to your webpages, pretty much just copy and paste […]
Unsplash is a great source for free photos that can be used for school projects, websites, print publications and more. The photos don’t require attribution, though the photographers who donate their photos certainly appreciate it […]
The Gender Spectrum Collection is a stock photo library featuring images of trans and non-binary models that go beyond the clichés.
Reposting this Holiday Calendar from last year! Direct Link to the calendar isÂ https://www.pafa.net/holidays/index.htm (from 2017 post)Â I wasn’t planning to do anything for Hour of Code this year, but today I found a fun holiday […]
Many thanks to Sue Waters of EduBlogger for this great tip on how to embed a Google Photos album on another website. Create your album in Google Photos Copy the URL to share the album […]
For those of us in the northern hemisphere, the school year has come to an end and weâ€™re all looking forward to summer vacation. Bring it on! And our 2016-18 Cool Tools for School workshop […]
I’m in love with Listen Notes, aÂ new-ish podcast search tool. Listen Notes makes is so easy to find just the right podcast content for whatever you’re interested in.Â It currently indexes over 430,000 podcasts […]
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 […]
Amit Agarwal of Digital Inspiration has created manyÂ handy tools and shares great tips on his blog.Â His TallTweets tool was originally created to create very long twitter posts. Enter your text and TallTweets parses it […]
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 […]
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.