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 in 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.
Using Tech Tools for Learning with Standards - An article by Kristina A. Holzweiss in School Library Monthly, Jan., 2014. This will introduce you to tools which you can use with your students.
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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5 Ways to Keep Social Media From Being a Legal Headache - By Bradley Shear, 3/17/15. What to do and what not to do in a social media policy.
Don’t get sued or fired! The Outreach Librarian’s no-BS guide to your online presence - Very good advice for your online behavior. This is from the Outreach Librarian.
Forging A Positive Cyber-Reputation: Who Are You? - An article by Kathy Frederick in School Library Monthly, November, 2011. If you and your students are online, you should take steps to keep your cyber reputation looking good.
Top Ten Facebook Fixes - Protect your information.
How to Edit Your Facebook and Twitter History - Someday you may want to get rid of that angry post. This is from Mental Floss, July, 2014.
Opt Out of Behavioral Advertising - Advertisers are watching you and the web sites that you visit so that can deliver targeted ads to you. This site, by the Network Advertising Initiative, will help you get rid of the cookies that the advertisers have placed on your computer.
5 Places to Look for Your Digital Footprint - Your browsing history, your chats with Siri, and your cell phone usage are being stored away. This article from Mashable will tell you by whom and for how long.
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