Category Archives: Web

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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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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Useful URLs

 (submitted by Genny Brown) http://www.google.com/insidesearch/searcheducation/lessons.html This URL has lessons for teachers to use when instructing students on Google searches. These lessons are divided into topics and different grade levels. I will share this with the educators in my building. Teachers … Continue reading

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List of Free Apps and Websites Gleaned from AASL 2013

(written by Deborah Rinio) The American Association of School Librarians annual conference is an opportunity to network with colleagues, explore new ideas, and learn new tools. Across 13 different sessions, I encountered over 20 new free online tools and apps that … Continue reading

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Integrating Technology with Mobile Devices

(written by Sheryl Wittig, Librarian, Auke Bay Elementary School) Because our school is undergoing substantial renovation, and we had that “once in 40 years” opportunity to replace all the technology in our building, my principal and I focused on finding … Continue reading

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One step at a time…

(written by Cherie Owoski) In Shannon Miller’s presentation “Empower Your Students to Connect, Create and Collaborate with Each Other,” she cautioned librarians not to be overwhelmed with this vision but to start with one small  thing. The one small thing … Continue reading

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Will I be able to get out of Valdez?

(written by Mary Ann Hickey) http://511.alaska.gov is an invaluable Alaska traveler information resource from the State of Alaska Department of Transportation. Load it on your mobile phone or computer to access updates on road conditions getting to and from the … Continue reading

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Web Resources Shared – AKLA

 (written by Carol Smallwood) TweetDeck and HootSuite do very similar things; they organize all incoming communication lines, such as Twitter and Facebook, so that all the messages are at my fingertips. This will save a lot of time as I can … Continue reading

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Online Tools Shared @ AKLA

  (written by Paige Merriam) Animoto is a FREE and easy online video app that would make great book trailers.  Animoto is fairly user-friendly and uses music.  It is especially helpful to kids for learning genres and what kind of mood they … Continue reading

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