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Gamification in the Library

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There are so many ways to gamifiy your library and some of my favorite ways to do this include several relatively new tools.  I like to use scavenger hunts, QR… Read more »

The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

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The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo I received this title via @kidlitexchange for an honest review. So what exactly do you get in The Language of Thorns? Leigh says… Read more »

Wonder Woman: Warbringer

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Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo I received this book via @kitlit exchange a fantastic group I found on instagram. When I first picked up this book I thought it… Read more »

Innovation of Making

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Presenting at YSS tomorrow on the innovation of Making.  I have been inspired by the likes of Diana Rendina and Laura Flemming who have given the library world fantastic resources… Read more »

Many Faces of Google Searching

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If you are like me you are constantly using the search function in Google Drive.  You are also a person that uses Google Chrome’s omnibar for everything.  Did you know… Read more »

End of the Year Review Game Madness

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There are so many options for helping students review content for finals but which ones are the best?  I have used several and below are some of my favorites. Flippity… Read more »

Live From Olympia

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Project Inspiration: Students are fascinated with Ancient Greece and I thought it would be interesting for students to take their inquiry questions and interest video-making and combine it into a… Read more »

WeVideo & GreenScreen

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With the shutting down of Jaycut quite a few years ago I was crestfallen to be able to edit videos with greenscreen (chromakey) online.  On the chromebooks this is challenging…. Read more »

Google Classroom: Share to the Classroom

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I was very excited about Google Classroom when it first came out and was one of the few that got access pretty early on.  My Tech coordinator was intrigued as… Read more »

Slides Carnival

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 Google Slides is a wonderful tool to use with students for presentations.  However the selection of created templates is rather limited.  You can of course go to the plethora of… Read more »