Resources for School Librarians - Index
e-Books in Schools and School Libraries
Acquisition of e-Readers and e-Books for Schools and School Libraries
- Tools For Learning: The Big Bang--Charting the Expanding Universe of Mobile Education - A good introduction to the variety of tools and apps now available. This is an article by Victor Rivera in Internet Schools, Nov. 2012.
- Cool Uses of iPads in School Libraries - by Sonja Stewart on Pinterest.
- The Digital Shift - News of the world of e-books, tablets, and other mobile devices.
- The Ten Best Tablets of 2016 - From PC magazine.
- Tablet Computer Reviews - From CNet.
- How to Choose Between a Phablet and a Convertible Notebook - From EdTech, Jan. 2015
- Using the Kindle Fire in Education – an Affordable iPad Alternative - An article by K. Walsh, July, 2012
- iPad Management Tips - This is a good place to begin if you are planning to use iPads in your library or classroom. This article is from Education World.
- iPads and Tablets in Education - Information source on the use of these devices.
- The complete guide to picking the right device for every grade level - An article by Kathy Schrock, December, 2015.
- Kathy Schrock's iPads for Teaching - Lots of materials here including classroom uses and app evaluation guides.
- iPad Lesson Plans - Many of them from Digital Wish.
- Baldwinsville teachers integrate technology into traditional research paper - Ninth graders use iPads for school library research project. From the Baldwinsville Messenger, December 21, 2011.
- Marsh Elementary School Library Uses iPads for Research and Writing - A great video showing the use of iPads in a Chicago School Library.
- A Rubric to Grade i-Pad Projects - From Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.
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- Getting A Read on the App Stores - Results of the analysis of apps for children by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, Dec. 2015. There are recommendations for developers, teachers, and parents.
- Graphite - a free review source for apps, console and computer games, and web sites for K - 12 education from Common Sense Media.
- Lesson plans from Graphite which link lesson with apps.
- Apps Reviews by School Library Journal.
- The Top Ten Apps of 2015 - Selected by Daryl Grabarek for School Library Journal, Nov., 2015.
- Teachers With Apps - Reviews of apps.
- Best Apps for Teaching and Learning - Chosen by the AASl, 2015.
- The 52 Best Apps for Your Classroom in 2015
- 100's of Android App Recommendations for Teaching and Learning - a list of lists of Android apps by Kelly Walsh, April, 2015.
- Android 4 Schools - a blog for android apps.
- Best Apps and Websites for Learning Programming and Coding - For all grades from Graphite.
- The Best Apps For Reading Ebooks on the iPad - an article by isabel Farhi, Sept., 2013.
- The Best Mac Apps for Reading e-Books - by Peter Cohen, Sept, 2014.
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