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Join the QR Code Revolution

(submitted by Laurie Cowgill)  Ricky Fitzpatrick from Baker and Taylor presented at the AkLA convention in Juneau on this rapidly expanding access tool.  What are QR Codes? QR is short for quick response. QR codes are a type of bar … Continue reading

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Video Screencasting

(submitted by Raandi Miller) Presenter: Richard Bartolowits. This session focused on using the Screencast­O­Matic <http://www.screencast­o­matic.com/> online screen recorder as a distance learning tool for college and universities. I have used this online screen recorder before, but learned a few new … Continue reading

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ASTE 2015 Screencast-o-matic

   (submitted by Robin Turk) Screencast-o-matic — Session Monday, February 23, 2015 presented by Rich Bartolowits, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Distance Learning Coordinator. Screencasting is one of those things that I keep saying I need to do, but haven’t tried … Continue reading

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ASTE 2015 Websites

(Submitted by Robin Turk)  Websites Shared by Vicki Davis in Presentations at ASTE 2015  http://classtools.net – a collection of great online tools for teachers and students. http://bubbl.us – brainstorm and brain mapping tool https://trello.com/ — “Trello is the free, flexible, … Continue reading

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School Library Leadership Smack-down AKLA Conference 2015

     (By Alta Collins, Northern Lights ABC, Anchorage) I am fortunate to work in Anchorage and be able to take advantage of terrific and locally-offered learning opportunities. The School Library Leadership Academy 2014 was one such opportunity, with truly first-class … Continue reading

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Early Childhood in the Digital Age

(written by Sheryl Wittig)  There was an early childhood strand at ASTE this year. Gail Lovely, from Houston, Texas gave a couple presentations on using technology with young children.  Using the SAMR model (substitution, augmentation, modification, and redefinition) as a … Continue reading

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