Archive for December, 2013

ThingLink Premium Free Limited time offer!

ThingLink is offering free premium EDU accounts for teachers until December 31st.  This would generally cost $250.  Heres how the promotion works.Create a ThingLink teacher accountOnce you have an account,  mail:education@thinglink.com and write ThingLink EDU Campaign in the subject line and #premium as the messageIf you already have an account, as I did, just follow […]

YAK Fest Reminder-Young Adult Keller Book Festival January 25 Check out the authors!!!!

The Third Annual Young Adult Keller Book Festival (YAK Fest), sponsored by the  Keller (TX) ISD secondary librarians is coming up! This daylong event will be held from 9 – 5 on January 25, 2014, at KISD’s Central High School as a means to provide the Keller ISD teen community with exceptional opportunities to connect […]

The Hour of Code 2013

  Today’s view of literacy includes the ability to read and write code.  Check out this painless way to get started—Library Tech Clubs, Anyone?   Whats an Hour of Code?Its a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code” and show that anyone can learn the basics to be a maker, a creator, an […]

The Path to Digital Citizenship | Edutopia

Just read this blog posting on digital citizenship and was struck by the author’s correlation of digital etiquette  to general face-to-face etiquette .  Great lesson plan ideas and strategies to get younger students thinking about manners and acceptable behaviors both in person and online! The Path to Digital Citizenship | Edutopia. Terry RoperTerry Roper, Library […]