Category Archives: Technology

Creating Global Citizens with Skype in the Classroom

Presented by Samuel Jordan, Alaska Department of Education Written by Laura Guest My first session of the conference was a session on Skype in the Classroom. Six years ago I attended a session at a different conference and I tried … Continue reading

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Saturday Night: Most Likely to Succeed Documentary Film

By Laura Guest About 20 of us gathered for movie night. After a brief introduction from Cordova’s Superintendent Alex Russin we watched the one and a half hour film. One of the quotes from the film’s website is “Most Likely … Continue reading

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Practical Ed Tech Summer Camp, 2016 By Kerri Geppert

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Kerri Geppert Grant – Professional Development Practical Ed Tech Summer Camp, 2016 Technology Summer Camp, Not Your Childhood Summer Camp Summer camp is the ubiquitous childhood experience for most of us.  The opportunity to attend a technology summer camp in … Continue reading

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Shareable Documents from Conference By Rory Morse

AKLA 2016 Shareables Session Name: Website in a Day My redesigned website as a result of what I learned from the Website in a Day session.  This session showed me more of what needs to be on a Library website … Continue reading

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ALA – Orlando, July 2016 ~ Sheryl Wittig ~ Four Articles

ALA – Orlando, July 2016  ~ Sheryl Wittig ~ Four Articles Article 1: Makerspaces I’ve been following the makerspace buzz for a few years now.  Since there is no room to spare in my school, I assumed there was no … Continue reading

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Awesome Things to Share by Michelle Carton

Google Form Crossword Puzzle crossword-answer-key Library Leaders Maker Fair Flyer

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What to Do with the Kindies and Firsts! by Julie Doepken

Oh, Kindies!  And first graders!  The energy!  The wiggles!  The giggles!  The tendency to make us a little crazy!  The relief I sometimes feel as the class files out the library door! Seriously, though, most of the time I love … Continue reading

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Comics – SCBWI – Teens Programming By Tamra Wear

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“Comics are a gateway drug to literacy.” Art Spiegelman Comics, comic books, graphic novels, and manga are all popular reading material for those that have experience with these genres. For other students, stories told in this format could provide the … Continue reading

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AKASL 2016 Articles By Donna Helmer

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You Have To Ask Yourself—Are You Ready?   Future Ready Librarians Project Highlights Critical Role Librarians Play in Supporting the Future Ready Goals of Schools and Districts Dona Helmer At the AASL Affiliate Assembly members were excited to learn about a … Continue reading

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Google: More than a Search Engine

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AkLA 2016, Fairbanks, AK, Saturday, March 13th, 1:30 PM Session Presenter: Tracey Swaim, Alaska Library Network Coordinator   This session provided a good review of some things Google has to offer and I even learned a few new things and … Continue reading

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