October 20, 2014

Very Pinteresting!: The hot social network is taking educators by storm

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In classrooms and media centers, Pinterest is fast becoming a powerful resource where teachers and students share images, store lesson plans, read about current events, watch video clips, and collect their favorite apps.

Author Visits? A Remote Possibility: Using Skype to connect is fun and affordable

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Kate Messner takes a look at classrooms and libraries connecting with authors—and with one another—to celebrate World Read Aloud Day.

Ready to set up a Skype session in your classroom or library? Here’s how.

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Step-by-step instructions on setting up Skype for a virtual author visit.