August 30, 2014

Librarian/Teacher Projects on New Orleans’ Ninth Ward, Energy Conservation Honored at ISTE

Left to right: Earth Pals collaborators Gretchen Welk, Matthew Winner, and Sherry Gick, along with their friend Nick Provenzano (aka The Nerdy Teacher).

An exploration of New Orleans’s hurricane-ravaged Ninth Ward and a student-driven study on how to conserve energy in a school are the winners of this year’s SIGMS Technology Innovation Awards bestowed at ISTE, the annual ed-tech conference held in San Antonio, TX, June 23–26.

ISTE 2012 or Bust

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What are your top five picks for ISTE this year? SLJ asked Tiffany Whitehead, who adds that the annual ed tech show “is the most important thing I can do for myself each year as a library media specialist.”