Cool Tools for School is back!

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 […]

2016 School Library System Tech Retreat

This past weekend, 20+ school librarians from the Capital Region of NY gathered in Rensselaerville at the Carey Institute for Global Good in the beautiful Helderberg mountains, for a weekend of learning and lots of […]

Snapdrop for Easy File Sharing

Snapdrop provides a simple way to share files between devices on the same wifi network.  Open a browser and visit    There you’ll see icons for devices on your wifi network that also have […]

Terrific “The Fault in our Stars” Readalikes Thinglink

Terese Brennan put together a terrific “The Fault in Our Stars” readalikes resource making clever use of  two free tools – SoundCloud and Thinglink. Terese used SoundCloud to record short book teasers for readalike books […]

Presenting at NYLA & Cool Tools Launches

This is going to be a fun and busy week. The Cool Tools for School learning program has launched with 15 New York School Library Systems participating. It looks like we’ll have over 100 people […]

Online Meetings: Free & Easy

SlideShare, that wonderful service for sharing slide presentations (and more), has just launched a new online meeting service called Zipcast. And it looks to be a winner. Just select one of your slide sets  as […]