Etc: QuietTube, FlipSnack & PewInternet Twitter Update

Quietube – A handy tool for removing all the extraneous stuff on a YouTube page. Sometimes the suggested videos & comments on a YouTube page can be a bit distracting or inappropriate for your audience. […]

Kids Create Library Promo Videos

A couple of great videos created by the kids at the Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton, NY. In the first one the kids tell why they like the library: books, computers, hanging out […]

“A Book for Every Mood” – teen video

Isn’t this video great? Part of the summer reading video project at the Higland (NY) Public Library. Thanks to Theresa Zacek for sending these on to me. A Book for Every Mood written, performed and […]

Animoto Father’s Day Greetings

Just like they did for Mother’s Day, Animoto is offering a special way to deliver your Father’s Day greetings. Upload some photos and greetings for your Dad and let Animoto animate it for you. Easy […]

Make your own Animoto Mother’s Day video

Animoto has a handy option for creating a customized Mother’s Day greeting. Upload your photos, pick some music – or maybe record your own greeting as and upload that as the audio. Finally select the […]

Teacher Training Videos

I love it when I find a great new resource, only to realize that I bookmarked it in delicious account months ago! So much for my memory. In any case, here’s one of those resources […]

My Coop Rocks

Love this video contest from the national food co-op organization. Good examples for “my library rocks” videos. And in this particular video, think how many times you could just substitute library for coop.

SlideShare & YouTube

SlideShare, the popular site for sharing slide presentations, now lets users embed YouTube videos in their presentations. Just upload your slideshow as usual. From the edit screen, there’s now an option for embedding up to […]

TED Talk: Creativity & Play

Great presentation from the TED Talks. Tim Brown: The powerful link between creativity and play Talked about the need to engage in: playful exploration playful building playful roleplaying Started with an exercise – asked the […]

Awesome Teen Read Week Video

Teen Read week was last month, but you could make this kind of great book teasers video anytime. From readergirlz. Created with Microsoft Movie Maker. What fun.

Wordia – a video dictionary

This is way more fun than the vocabulary flash cards we used back in 3rd grade. Wordia is a collection of short videos submitted that explain the meaning of a word. Anyone can submit a […]

A Dozen Back to School Uses for Big Huge Labs Trading Card Generator

In a class last week, someone suggested using the the free trading cards generator at as a ‘get to know you’ sort of exercise at the beginning of the school year.  That got me […]