September 2, 2014

Alternative Search Tools: These options to Google will help students become better researchers

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Cool Tools columnist Richard Byrne presents some free options for research that don’t require a login, along with a few quick tips to aid student searches.

Saving Kids from Sneaky Online Marketing

Illustration by Jim Paillot.

It’s oh so easy to overlook what’s happening online—and if librarians, educators, and parents don’t notice it, why on Earth should kids?

CES 2013 Top Trends for Schools: From adaptive ebooks to crowd-funded technology, products to look out for

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Grumbling about the relevance of CES notwithstanding, several standout products are set to impact K–12 education. SLJ columnist Jeff Hastings taps the highlights, including one overarching trend that’s bound to affect a wide range of devices for all users.