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Edmodo vs. Schoology

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Updated: 7/23/18 Learning Management Systems are a big part of the Flipped Classroom movement.  However, you do not have to use a flipped classroom to utilize these tools.  Some are… Read more »

PBL & Librarians

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I have had quite a few teachers collaborating with me this summer.  It is the first time I have been 4 years in the same place and it is pretty… Read more »

EasyBib & Google Addons

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  EasyBib is a great app and it has recently been included in Google Docs Addons.  Addons are a recent addition to Google Docs and a great one.  I can… Read more »

Google Forms @ Lib

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Very quickly during my first year at the middle school level I discovered the need to automate the pass system.  In the past study hall teachers gave permission for a… Read more »

Marketing & CCLS

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Although the Common Core is here to stay at least for now it is more important that every for librarians to continue to market themselves.  We have Common Core and… Read more »

Google Shortcuts

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Google Shortcuts (PDF) Google has created lots of shortcuts to help us search more effectively.  It has also included a research tool within Google Docs that has me giddy with glee…. Read more »

Apple vs. Android

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So I was reading a blog that did a nice job laying out public opinion on the Apple vs. Android discussion.  Should schools get iPads or Android Tablets?  Which is… Read more »

HTML & CSS CodeAcademy

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Students are always asking me how to code HTML and CSS.  In the past there are very few places to send them to go step by step in understanding how… Read more »

Meograph: Timeline Creator

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Timelines are a staple in social studies and ela.  They help students keep track of dates and facts.  I have been searching for a good online-timeline creator for a while…. Read more »

Livebinders

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Quite awhile ago I talked about how I found the livebinders site a bit clunky.  Well I must revise my statement because the site has worked very well for several… Read more »