WordPress in Schools

Thanks so much to everyone who attended our WordPress workshop at Internet @ Schools West. Had a great time  presenting with the awesomely smart Buffy Hamilton. Do let us know what you’re doing with WordPress! […]

New & Not so new stuff: #4 Some back to school resources

“My First School Day” Image via Wikipedia Just a quick post with some odds and ends of great resource sites & blog posts that I’ve run across in the past few weeks. I came across […]

Google Sessions at Capital Region School Library System

Thanks to everyone for attending the last two workshops at the Capital Region BOCES School Library System. As promised, here are the slides from today’s Search Update and the Google Earth workshop a few weeks […]

Keeping up with Computers in Libraries & Internet at Schools – East

The Computers in Libraries / Internet @ Schools East conference is coming up next week in Arlington, VA.  And I’m very sorry to say I won’t be there this year due to other teaching commitments. […]

Netvibes as a Research Organizer

If you haven’t considered using  Netvibes as a tool to help student’s organize their research resources, take a look at these examples created by 10th grade students working on Veterans’ issues research projects.  Alex’s page […]

NYS Educators: help out with a survey about Internet research habits

From findingEducation New York State Educators:If you are teacher, librarian or school administrator at a New York public, private or independent school, WE WANT YOU! We are conducting a survey of middle school and high […]

Gapminder is blowing my mind

Gapminder shows statistics in motion. Doesn’t sound too exciting? Take a look at this amazing tool and see if you don’t agree. Ok, I’m a data geek – but this will help you find your […]

Live session: RSS widgets and Personalised Home Pages – Sept 16, 2009

Classroom 2.0 Live has been sponsoring a great series of free on-line technology sessions for educators with Sue Waters. Called the Beginner Series, there’s lots of information for you even if you aren’t a beginner. […]

Galleries on Flickr

Flickr has a new galleries feature that lets you create sets of up to 18 photos around any idea, theme or concept you find interesting. This encourages you to explore other people’s photos and search […]

Emerging Mobile Technologies for K-12 Classrooms – Chat session, Sep. 3, 11 AM

This looks like it will be an interesting discussion of mobile technologies in schools.  Join in the free chat session at the Education Week website.  No special software required. Because of their low cost and […]

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 […]

Technology to the students!!

Originally uploaded by Extra Ketchup I have lots of school library media specialists in the technology classes I teach. They are often the ones in the forefront of using technology in their school districts and […]