Category Archives: Learning

Cool Tools for School 2016-2017

We’re halfway through the 2016/17 Cool Tools for School online workshop. There are over 150 registrants this time round and about 110 active participants so far. A good turnout! If you’d like to read some of the posts from the … Continue reading

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Cool Tools Flyer

If your BOCES School Library System is participating in this year’s Cool Tools for Schools project, this flyer will give you a bit more information about the learning opportunity: Cool Tools for School Flyer  You may also receive a copy from you … Continue reading

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Cool Tools for 2014-2015

I’m excited, it looks like there will definitely be another Cool Tools for School learning program for this coming school year. Based on the feedback from the BOCES School Library Systems that participated last year, we’ll have enough participants to run it … Continue reading

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Edshelf can save your bacon, now help #saveedshelf’s bacon!

One of my favorite tools, Edshelf, was slated to close down soon. But that was before the education community started to campaign to #saveedshelf.  This encouragement spurred Mike Lee, the brains behind Edshelf,  to start a kickstarter to help save it. What is Edshelf? … Continue reading

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Library Advocacy MOOC

Interesting learning opportunity Begins Feb 24 – free edX MOOC on library advocacy being offered by Wendy Newman, Gwen Harris and Colleen Dineen – U of Toronto iSchool. Library Advocacy Unshushed: Values, evidence, action Learn how to be a powerful … Continue reading

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New Cool Tools for Schools Program Starts Nov 4

We’re moving into the final planning phases for launching the 2013-14 Cool Tools For School learning project on November 4!   We have a whole bunch of New York State School Library System regions participating. Some are returning for another … Continue reading

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