Archive for July, 2013

Skype in the classroom FREE Educator Acct.

 Skype in the classroom Free group video calls Skype is inviting teachers to apply for free group video calling to help you get the most out of Skype in the classroom. Skype in the classroom is a free and easy way for teachers to open up their classroom. Meet new people, talk to experts, share ideas […]

Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Check out the Inaugural List for the Best Apps for Teaching and Learning from AASL The Best Apps for Teaching and Learning is a new recognition honoring apps of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians’ Standards for the 21st-Century Lehttp://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/best-apps/nomarner. Best Apps for Teaching & […]

SLJ SummerTeen 2013: Hot Books for Young Adults | School Library Journal

  School Library Journal’s FREE Online Event, SummerTeen – Hot Books for Young Adults, will feature the best selling authors of the best books for teens under the sun! SummerTeen presents popular YA authors talking about their writing experiences and current and forthcoming titles in a conversational panel format, including Q&A sessions with the audience. […]

How To Read a Book – YouTube

How To Read a Book – YouTube. Terry RoperTerry Roper, Library Consultant for Region 10 ESC. has been an educator/librarian in the North Texas area for 22 years. She has worked on elementary and high school campuses as well as central administration. Ms. Roper has experience dealing with English language learners of all levels and […]

Can you wrap your head around a ZETTABYTE?

No, there is not a Twelve Step program or a vaccine for zettabytes.  A zettabyte is 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes. By 2015, scientists predict that 1 zettabye of data will flow over the internet. In tangible terms, 1 zettabyte equals a stack of books from Earth to Pluto 20 times (which, as we all know, lost its […]

Free CE & Training Online for July

  Here is the list of Free CE & Training Options Online for July 2013 <https://www.tsl.state.tx.us/ld/librarydevelopments/?p=15308> , compiled by the Texas State Library & Archives Commission! Free CE & Training Online for July: http://bit.ly/10mc8wt Terry RoperTerry Roper, Library Consultant for Region 10 ESC. has been an educator/librarian in the North Texas area for 22 years. […]