October 9, 2015

Trends Aside, Libraries Support Student Content Creation Now | Horizon K-12 Report

The evolution of students from consumers to creators of content continues as a major trend in education, according to the 2015 Horizon K-12 Report. Smart tech integration is at the heart of this transition, and libraries are helping lead the way.

Device & Conquer: SLJ’s 2013 Tech Survey


As education technology has evolved, so, too, have the kinds of digital tools that school librarians use with their students. More than 750 school librarians responded to SLJ’s survey, representing K–12 public and private schools across the country. According to the data, they make the most of what they have, learning one day and sharing that knowledge the next.

The Library as Genius Bar


In Mercy High’s iPad program, librarian Linda Behen offers tech support and more.

What Tech in Schools Really Looks Like


When it comes to the latest technology, some schools are more equal than others.

Video: Kids Call for Equity at DML 2012


It’s such a rare thing to see kids at a conference. So when I spied a large group of teens huddling in the Parc 55 hotel, I thought it might be a good idea to stick with them. I wasn’t disappointed.

Going Mobile: Key issues to consider for schools weighing BYOD


No doubt, 2011 was the year of the tablet; now we’ll see those devices go to school. BYOD (bring your own device), holds great potential but needs serious consideration before it can be implemented.