Tag Archives: Websites

Answering the Tweet – Library Girl Visits AKLA 2014

“Come visit Alaska” Nicole Roohi, Past President of AkASL, tweeted, and Jennifer Lagarde, aka “Library Girl” answered! Jennifer shared ideas and strategies along with some general how-tos,

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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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Lack Funds for an Author Visit? Skype!

(written by Anita Simic) My shrinking budget does not allow for funding authors to visit. However, after this session I was excited to bring authors to my library via Skype.  Moderator, Laura Given, was joined by authors, Vicki Cobb, A.S.King, Jarrett … Continue reading

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The Best of SAYL Mail

(Written by Jacque Peterson) As librarians we demand, enjoy, and disseminate information with enthusiasm, but sometimes it seems like we are buried under a mountain of professional journals, blogs and required readings.  It’s hard to keep up! SAYL mail is my … Continue reading

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Google in Education

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Be the Change – Information from Shannon Miller

At slj.com/bethechange you can find great information and access Shannon Miller’s webinars.

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Connect with AK Librarians via Facebook!

(written by Cherie Owoski) I learned of a great resource in the “Share Your Favorite Session, Technology, Resource or Program” session led by Robin Turk. I encourage all librarians to join the Alaska School Librarians Group on Facebook. This is a … 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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Puppet Pals App for Apple Devices

(written by Cherie Osowski) Presenter Shannon Miller talked briefly about how she incorporates this App in her school district. Puppet Pals is an App for iPads, iPhones, or iPod Touches that allows students to create animated cartoons using their own voices. … Continue reading

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Be the Change!

(written by Heather Fleming) There are a lot of opportunities to create, to connect, and to collaborate with other people in your building, your district, your city, and our world. I was amazed at just how many resources Shannon Miller was … Continue reading

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