October 22, 2014

The “Cheap and Cheerful” Librarian, Melissa Techman, Shares Tips on Pinterest

Melissa Techman rescued some discarded monitors to repurpose for library signage.

Melissa Techman has great ideas. So School Library Journal asked the K-5 librarian at Broadus Wood Elementary School in Albemarle County, VA, to guest curate a board of “cheap and cheerful” ideas on Pinterest.

Now with Apps, Curation Board Learnist May One-up Pinterest for Education

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Learnist, a new curation tool that’s been gaining traction among educators, including librarians, has expanded its social learning platform to mobile, with apps for the iPhone and iPad released today.

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.

Sarah Ludwig’s Picks: Top Tech Tools

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“What are your go-to applications?” SLJ recently posed the question to Sarah Ludwig, tech coordinator at Hamden Hall School in Connecticut, and the subject of our April 2012 cover story.

Top Tech Trends for Teens

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Educational consultant Linda W. Braun cites the hottest applications and how to use them to engage teens.

Cool Links: Highlights from the National Art Education Conference

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School librarian Melissa Techman attended NAEA in New York and gleaned some great art-infused ideas for the classroom and media center

Syracuse Launches Pinterest Contest for the New Librarianship

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The iSchool at Syracuse University is looking for a few good pins. Joyce Valenza details the challenge to Create a Future of Librarianship Pinterest Board.