Coursera to offer K-12 Teacher Professional Development MOOCs

An interesting move : Coursera Announces Professional Development Courses to Facilitate Lifelong Learning for Teachers “Today we are extremely pleased to announce the launch of a teacher professional development category on Coursera. We believe that helping […]

Digital Storytelling as Advocacy – TechSoup Contest

TechSoup’s Digital Storytelling Event Are you up for a fun challenge? One that will help you showcase your organization’s mission and work? What a great opportunity to create a compelling advocacy piece for your library […]

School Library Tech Camp – March 2010

Last weekend, 30+ school librarians & classroom teachers gathered at the Hotel Thayer at West Point for 2 days of Tech Camp! After a bit of a rocky start due to problems with the hotel’s […]

Got a terrific school library web site?

Got a terrific school library web site? Does your site need a pick me up? Or a complete make-over? Get some inspiration from your colleagues web sites and share your own great examples on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Teachers & Students & Facebook?

If you’re a teacher/librarian, do you friend your students on Facebook? MySpace? twitter? flickr? Do you communicate via email? IM? Texting? Is Facebook different than other tools for some reason?  As educators do we have […]

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 […]

Updates to Wikispaces

Wikispaces has a fresh new look to their site and has added some new features. And they’re still giving away ad-free wikis to educators. New: Create user accounts on your own: If you have an […]

Akoha’s Room to Read Community Challenge

Check out Akoha, a game based on the idea of ‘paying it forward’ – do something nice for someone else and ask them to do the same. Akoha uses cards with good deed missions printed […]

Ft Plain Central Schools Tech Camp

I’m looking forward to meeting with 20 teachers at the Ft. Plain (NY) Central School on Saturday Dec 6. At 8 am! On a Saturday! Wow, you guys are dedicated souls. This is going to […]