Resources for School Librarians - Index
e-Books in Schools and School Libraries
Acquisition of e-Readers and e-Books for Schools and School Libraries
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- 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.
- Pixilated: eReaders and iPads in the School Library - A blog with much useful information.
- The Digital Shift - News of the world of e-books, tablets, and other mobile devices.
- 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 Eduction World.
- Integrating iPads and Tablet Computers into Library Services - This is the resource list from a workshop held on this topic in March, 2012.
- iPads and Tablets in Education - Information source on the use of these devices.
- 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.
- IPads - This from the blog Not So Distant Future by high school librarian Carolyn Foote. It has many useful links.
- Pixelated: Using eReaders and iPads in the School Library - this blog has links to a useful sign out sheet and user agreement form.
- Graphite - a free review source for apps, console and computer games, and web sites for K - 12 education from Common Sense Media.
- Apps Reviews by School Library Journal.
- Find New Apps But Keep the Old - A guide to sources for locating new apps by Joyce Valenza, December, 2014.
- Best Apps for Teaching and Learning - Chosen by the AASl, 2014.
- Android 4 Schools - a blog for android apps.
- Apple Apps for Learning - From Apple Computer
- The Best Apps For Reading Ebooks on the iPad - an article by isabel Farhi, Sept., 2013.
- The Coolest Book Apps For Reading, Getting Free eBooks And Organizing A Digital Library - From the Huffington Post, Jan 26, 2011.
- iPad Agreement Form - for use of iPad by school employees.
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