K-12 Hot Topic Technology Webinars

Check out these free webinars from Project Tomorrow® and T.H.E. Journal for those interested in K-12 IT issues: Aug 19 Mobile Devices within Instruction     Sep 16 Digital Content     Oct 14 Web 2.0 and […]

FAQs not rules!

This is terrific – instead of a list of library rules The Unquiet Library has Frequently Asked Questions. Buffy Hamilton created a fun slide-based mini-orientation that is included in their  library research guides for specific […]

Upcoming School Library Workshops

It’s almost August and it finally feels like summer. And for me August is full of workshops for school library media specialists. WSWHE BOCES SLS August 6 – Wikis and Blogs August 7 – Digital […]

KidLib Camp 2009 – August 13

Don’t miss this unconference! KidLibCamp – for librarians interested in youth service in school & public libraries. KidLibCamp 2009 is a place for youth services librarians to get together and talk about topics that are […]

Elementary School 2.0

Buffy Hamilton (The Unquiet Librarian) posted some great examples today of how elementary schools are using social media to communicate with faculty, parents & students. Read her post! I wanted to highlight two of her […]

Is There a Place for Media Specialists Who Don’t Know Social Media?

Image via Wikipedia This should be a great discussion!!! Participate live – Thursday night. Join us tomorrow on the Future of Education at 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am GMT (next day) when Joyce […]

I will work for chocolate!

These lovely quilted hot pads were given to the speakers at the NYLA/ SLMS meeting last week. And lots of chocolate bars. Thanks to everyone who came to my two sessions at the NYLA/SLMS annual […]

Student book reviews linked to catalog

In a class last week, Jenny Brown and Silvia Lilly from the Bethlehem HS showed us how they were linking their students’ book reviews to their catalog. They save the reviews on their school server […]

ticTOCs Table of Contents Service

ticToCs aggregates the tables of contents of over 11,000 scholarly journals from over 400 publishers. It’s easy to search for journals by title, subject or publisher. From there it’s simple to view the tables of […]

Inauguration 2009 Pageflakes Pagecast

Check out the Unquiet Librarian’s pageflakes page for the inaguration. Nice work Buffy! This screencast is still a work in progress, but you can see the latest feeds from our favorite bookmarks, news outlets, and […]

Board Gaming and the AASL Standards

Beth Gallaway, aka Information Goddess, shared her recent presentation on Board Gaming and the AASL Standards on SlideShare.  See her blog post for links to her handouts for these  sessions. Sounds like it was a […]

School Library Systems and the New York State Budget Crisis

New York State’s School Library Systems are taking quite a financial hit in the current economic crisis. There will be cuts to many of the important support and training services they provide to school library […]