I love the idea of expanding the reading experience–of making it a special, social, connected experience even when the kids we love are not in our laps. Parents, grandparents and read-aloud buddies of all flavors, will want to take a look at Kindoma. Available for iPhone and iPad, the free app allows two users to […]
In an increasingly flattened world, the need to develop fluency in more than one language becomes increasingly critical for collaboration and participation. I recently discovered the FluentU website, as well as the recently launched FluentU iPhone app, for language learning on the go. Language learning has long been a back-burner kinda goal for me, but […]
I’ll admit it wasn’t on my K12 radar, but at the university one of the most popular resources for teaching and learning and catching up is Lynda.com. Designed to address the training needs of industry, government and education, the service offers professionally produced video with curricula and assessment. While the full curricular/training content for K12 […]
I am usually pretty darn proud of my MLIS students’ work. In going through my grad students’ final workshop presentations this semester, I found one just too useful not to share. So I asked for permission. Jennifer Bigioni is now the School Library Media Specialist at Princeton (NJ) High School. Designed as a professional development […]
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This article was published in School Library Journal's April 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.