Tech Tools for the Love of Reading

Little Girl Reading to Teddy Bears

This weekend I have the pleasure of spending time with a group of terrific school librarians at the Carey Institute for Global Good in Rensselaerville, NY.  It’s a wonderful location to get away from everything and […]

Learning with Innovative Technology: Call for Speakers

The 1st Annual Learning with Innovative Technology Conference will be held in Saratoga Springs on July 8, 2016.  Speakers at this free conference will share innovative uses of technology in K-12, higher ed and other […]

Mobile Apps for Learning, Teaching and Productivity

Thanks to everyone who attended and contributed great tips and apps during our session on Mobile Apps for Learning, Teaching and Productivity on Friday at the NYLA Annual Conference. The session was sponsored by the […]

Mobile Apps & Public Libraries

Earlier today I asked the library twitterverse for examples of mobile apps related workshops, classes, hangouts, meetups, etc that they’re offering to their communities. Some great examples were shared! I’ll add more if I get […]

LITA Code Year Python Workshop at ALA

The LITA Code Year Interest Group is offering a pre-conference on learning to code with Python  at ALA later this week. Though I won’t be able to be there, I’m happy to have the chance to […]

edshelf

Edshelf This directory of education oriented apps and tools includes ratings and reviews from the members of the Edshelf community. Many reviews include great tips on how to use the tools in educational settings.  Easy […]

Learning New Tech & Working with IT

A couple of really interesting blog posts from the last week. Just Do it! and Trust Yourself. Jennifer Carey offers encoruagement to anyone who’s a bit leary of diving into new tech tools in her […]

Tech Smackdown!

The 2011 Carol A. Kearney Leadership Retreat was held earlier this week at Cornell. What an amazing event. I had no idea this retreat had been going on for 20 years. The event, put on […]

Transliteracy

Transliteracy – a name for something we’ve all been working with for some time now. Perhaps not a new name, but new to me. I first heard it from Bobbi Newman’s blog post: Libraries need […]

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. […]

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 […]