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<div>Google Forms in the Classroom - KATE Video</div> youtu.be
<div>Lots of great ideas for using Google Forms from Cari Young at Library Learners</div> librarylearners.com Hi friends! Let’s talk about Google not as a search engine, but as a tool for teaching and learning. Let’s clarify our terms first. Google Apps for Education can be set up by your network administrator, to give your campus access to Google Classroom and other tools specifically designed for education. This requires a domain for [...]
<div>Use Google Forms &amp; branching logic to organize book challenges or make recommendations</div> learninprogress.blogspot.com After reading Donalyn Miller's The Book Whisperer and getting to hear her speak a few years back, I felt inspired to challenge the stude...
www.canva.com Canva makes design simple for everyone. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more.
<div>4 Ways to use Canva in your library by Diana Rendina - AASL</div> www.aasl.ala.org Author: Ashley Cooksey Library Media Specialist in Arkansas. Self-proclaimed geek. Lover of nature and music. Always learning. Twitter
<div>See how Shannon Miller uses Canva on her blog The Library Voice</div> vanmeterlibraryvoice.blogspot.com I have been thinking about giving my blog, email and other online places a little facelift for awhile. Tonight while watching movies with...
www.powtoon.com PowToon is a brand new presentation tool that allows you to create animated presentations and cartoon style videos just by dragging and dropping.
<div>How I use PowToon</div> learninprogress.blogspot.com Last year, right before I started my new position, I discovered PowToon , which was in it's start up form.  PowToon is an online service tha...
<div>Choose "download the full app install" to put Screencast-o-matic on your desktop - the free version get you 15 minutes of recording time</div> screencast-o-matic.com Screen Recorder
<div>That's Infotainment: How to Create your Own Screencasts - SLJ article with ways you can use it, process and other examples of software you can use.</div> www.slj.com That’s Infotainment!: How to Create Your Own Screencasts
<div>Blogger - use your google account</div> www.blogger.com
<div>Just Blog It! Blogging Tips and Ideas from the Daring Librarian -Gwyneth Jones </div> www.thedaringlibrarian.com Why Blog?  You don't start blogging for awards. You blog because you are passionate about your profession, and have ideas & content to ...
www.weebly.com Weebly is the easiest way to create a website, store or blog
<div>5 Things Every School Library Website Should Have - Library Girl - Jennifer LaGarde</div> www.librarygirl.net I ran across this article the other day outlining the 5 "essentials" that every school website should have.  Naturally, it got me thinking ...
www.symbaloo.com I really like Symbaloo! A place where you can organize and share your favorite websites. How do you like Symbaloo?
<div>How to embed Symbaloo in Destiny</div> youtu.be
<div>11 Ways to Use Symbaloo in the Classroom</div> www.theedublogger.com NOTE: This is a guest post by Mimi Chau from the Symbaloo team. Edublogs just rolled out a free Symbaloo plugin available to all users that we think you’ll enjoy! What is Symbaloo? Symbaloo i…
www.appmakr.com Build your own apps for iPhone and Android with our drag and drop mobile app creator. Our video guides help you publish them to Google Play and Apple Appstore
learninprogress.blogspot.com With some gentle coaxing from "The Technician" and a "sit down let's do this" ISTE binge session with a fellow "Tech Twin" from my district,...
www.smore.com Looking for fast and easy mailing lists? Get stylish, effective results in 5 minutes or less.
<div>See how Shannon Miller uses Smore for her newsletter</div> vanmeterlibraryvoice.blogspot.com                       Each quarter I create a newsletter about all of the great happenings, resources, connections, projects and more from ...
<div>My personal Smore collection - Tuesday Teacher Tips, Book Fair Flyers, Book promotion, newsletters and more.</div> www.smore.com Smore is a website where you design beautiful online flyers.
piktochart.com Piktochart is an easy infographic design app that requires very little effort to produce beautiful, high quality graphics. Make your own infographics here.
<div>Example of a library report in Piktochart</div> learninprogress.blogspot.com After hearing Jennifer LaGarde (aka Library Girl on Twitter) , speak this summer at KASL's Summer Refresher, I decided that I really neede...
<div>Infographics as Creative Assessment - Kathy Shrock's Guide to Everything</div> www.schrockguide.net Infographics are a visual representation of data. When students create infographics, they are using information, visual, and technology literacies. This page includes links to help you develop...
<div>Social Networking Tips for Teachers</div> www.educationworld.com Tips and apps for safely introducing social networking into the classroom.
<div>Parent Communication: Using Social Media</div> www.educationworld.com Blogs, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest can be valuable tools for keeping in touch with parents. Get tips on using these tools well.
<div>The New How to Guide for Using Facebook</div> blogs.edweek.org Commissioned by Facebook, an education think tank in the United Kingdom recently created a "Facebook Guide for Educators." As of May 2013, 1.1 billion people worldwide are using Facebook, making the social network "rich with potential for learning," states the guide by The Education Foundation. The 20-page manual outlines the functions Facebook allows and how educators can tailor them for their own classrooms. For example, teachers can use Facebook Groups to communicate with parents. They can share information about an upcoming school trip or staff contact details. Students can also use group pages to collaborate on projects, post research, and...
<div>How to change privacy settings on Snapchat</div> support.snapchat.com Snapchat Support
<div>Snapchat and Education</div> georgecouros.ca I think I did it… I think I finally figured out a way that schools can use Snapchat to connect with their school communities. I will get to that in a bit. If you have decided to stop using th…
<div>Snapchat App Review - Common Sense Media</div> www.commonsensemedia.org Send moments in photos, watch curated content; use wisely. Read Common Sense Media's Snapchat review, age rating, and parents guide to find out if Snapchat is safe for kids.
<div>3 Ways to Use Vine with PBL</div> www.teachthought.com 3 ways to use Vine in the project-based learning classroom.
<div>6 second schooling: using Vine in the Classroom</div> www.fractuslearning.com While six seconds does not sound like much time for learning, you may be surprised just how inventive students need to be to use Vine in the classroom.
<div>10 Cool Ways Libraries Can Use Vine</div> oedb.org Vine is a new social video app from the folks at Twitter that lets you create and share short and sweet 6-second videos that loop.
<div>How to Save Vine Videos to your Camera Roll</div> www.tomsguide.com In addition to automatically posting your captured videos online, Vine also saves a copy of the videos you post to the Camera Roll folder on your iPhone. With this, you can view your videos even when
<div>How to use Instagram in the Classroom</div><div><br></div> edtechreview.in Today, we are able to utilize any technology tool in a useful manner. Here are some educational benefits of using Instagram in the classroom.
<div>All About Instagram - SLJ</div> www.slj.com Detailed tips on engaging young users with the image-based social media tool, plus 20 Instagram accounts to follow.
<div>Instagram App Review </div> www.commonsensemedia.org What should parents know about Instagram? Get expert advice and tips from Common Sense Media editors.
<div>Vine - App Review Common Sense Media</div> www.commonsensemedia.org Clever video app now connected to Twitter. Read Common Sense Media's Vine Camera review, age rating, and parents guide.
<div>School Library Program Health &amp; Wellness Toolkit - ALA</div> www.ala.org Advocacy The time to deal with library programs cuts is before they happen or before they are even a possibility. This toolkit provides resources to help you build stakeholder support and true advocacy. It supports your proactive efforts to keep your library program healthy as you work to build the program and to prevent cuts.This toolkit provides resources to help you build stakeholder support and true advocacy. It supports your proactive efforts to keep your library program healthy as you work to build the program and to prevent cuts.
www.ala.org 1. Think about your goal and objectives. What are the most important words and ideas that emerged?
<div>Your Connected Librarian Toolkit</div> learninprogress.blogspot.com Connected Librarian Day 2014. I feel incredibly honored to have been asked by Joyce Valenza to share some of the things that I do w...
learninprogress.blogspot.com As school librarians we wear many hats: book guru, manager, technology leader, instructional partner, research guide, and our very own publi...
www.pewinternet.org Smartphones are fueling a shift in the communication landscape for teens. Nearly three-quarters of teens now use smartphones and 92% of teens report going online daily — including 24% who say they go online "almost constantly."
<div>Worth 1,000 Words: Using Instagram to Engage Library Users</div> ecommons.udayton.edu