Resources for School Librarians - Index
Uses of Social Media in School Libraries | Learning About Social Media |
Blogging | Social Bookmarking | Wikis |
Social Networking | Twitter | Web Safety and Privacy | Other Technologies
Social Media for Beginners - From the Queens Library. This is a good starting place if you are really new.
Edudemic - Guides to social media, lists of best technologies, how-to guides and other helpful information.
Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - Indeed, it is. It is especially informative on technology related issues.
How to Use Social Media to Promote Your School Library - It may all be overwhelming at first. This article suggests the use of only three sites.
How to Cite Social Media: MLA and APA Formats - From the TeachBytes site.
AASL's Best Web Sites for Teaching and Learning - A collection of Web 2.0 sites.
White Paper on Educational Technology in Schools - by the AASL, October, 2012. Considerations for use of technology, filtering, and policy writing.
Readers’ Definitions of Ed-Tech Buzzwords - Are you confused about what "flipped classrooms", "adaptive learning", and "digital humanities" are? So are other people. This is a helpful article by Jeffrey R. Young, in Wired Campus, August, 2015.
Emerging EdTech - News of what is new in technology.
Free Technology for Teachers - A good source of new and free technologies.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Blog - Learn what's new.
21 Useful Cloud Computing Resources for Librarians - Find out more about the cloud. Joyce Valenza's Top Ten Tech Trends for 2015.
10 Social Media Skills for 21st Century Teachers - by Doug Johnson. This infographic is from the Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Blog.
Despite Embracing New Technology, 87 Percent of K-12 Educators Have Not Integrated Social Media Into the Classroom - This is a study done by the University of Phoenix, August, 2015. Educators say that this is the result of lack of training and tools. There are also some tips for getting started with social media.
5 Things You Thought You Knew About Teens and Social Media - Doing away with myths about teens use of social media. This is a study by Institute of Museum and Library Services and Youth Online a research group at Drexel University College of Computing and Informatics, August, 2015.
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Resources for Librarians about Online Social Networking - Information from YALSA for both teens and librarians. There is a free pamphlet in pdf format for teens.
100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Networking in the Classroom - From Onine Universities (though the suggestions apply to all grade levels), May 4, 2010.
Top Ten Social Media Competencies for Librarians
A Beginner's Guide to Facebook Basics - April, 2016.
All About Instagram - by Molly Wetta, School Library Journal, Feb., 2016.
100 Tips, Tools, and Resources for Teaching Students About Social Media - From TeachingDegree.org.
How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School - From Edutopia. This is a pdf file.
Just Who Uses Social Media? A Demographic Breakdown - From the Pew Research Center and Mashable, April, 2013.
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