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Breaking News
  

Apex Learning Launches Educator Academy

News/Breaking News - Posted 19 May 2015

Free Resources: NOVA's New Online Game for Exploring the History of Life on Earth

News/Free Resources - Posted 19 May 2015

Teachscape Partners with Swivl to Help Educators Capture Authentic Classroom Practices

News/Breaking News - Posted 13 May 2015

TIME for Kids Announces Time Edge

News/Breaking News - Posted 11 May 2015

Gale Launches Research In Context Middle School Research Tool

News/Breaking News - Posted 11 May 2015

Education Technology Pioneers Announced as Winners of SIIA Innovation Incubator Program

News/Breaking News - Posted 05 May 2015

Learning Upgrade Launches Math Upgrade Kindergarten for Summer

News/Breaking News - Posted 05 May 2015

Follett Challenge Announces 2015 Winners–Gamification Projects Takes Grand Prize

News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Apr 2015

PBS KIDS Digital Series OH NOAH! Launches New Videos and Games to Introduce Kids to Spanish

News/Breaking News - Posted 30 Apr 2015

Learning.com Announces Curriculum Foundry Integration with Google Drive

News/Breaking News - Posted 29 Apr 2015

Gale Supports Public Libraries With New Digital Early Literacy Resource

News/Breaking News - Posted 23 Apr 2015

Free Resources: Hooda Math's Web-Based and Mobile Math Games

News/Free Resources - Posted 22 Apr 2015
 

Features

  

TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Tools and Tactics to Measure Students’ Mastery of the Common Core Standards

Like them or not, after years of development and adoption, 2014-15 marks implementation year for CCSS. In the assessment realm, there are innovative solution providers out there, many with die-hard educators among their ranks, that have toiled tirelessly toward authentically improving learning and assessment for students and teachers. Victor walks us through a range of them.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 May 2015
- May/Jun 2015 Issue By

TOOLS FOR LEARNING: The Bring-Your-Own Dilemma

Student devices are enjoying widespread use in classrooms. The usage question is no longer about "how much," but about "how well." Victor's got some stats, plus views and advice from a range of educators.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 Mar 2015
- Mar/Apr 2015 Issue By

Grazing, Looping, and Skimming: Understanding Students’ Digital Habits

The digital and research habits that students learn online-in and out of school-influence their expectations for the resources they use in the course of their research. EBSCO user experience researcher Deirdre Costello and her team have delved into those habits and lay out their findings—and how they can help you as a librarian—here.
Editorial/Features
Posted 01 Jan 2015
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TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Search, Research, and Discovery, in Life and in Learning

For you, for your colleagues, for your students, or for your own pursuits—and in celebration of research—Victor provides a variety of useful tools for learning in the areas of search, research, and discovery for life and learning.
Editorial/Features
Posted 14 Nov 2014
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Columns

  

THE PIPELINE: Next Up--Beacons!

This month Stephen writes about some technology that is just entering the pipeline and has the potential to change everything … yes, again ... in libraries, in schools, in retail, and in every community engagement space.
Column/The Pipeline
Posted 01 May 2015
- May/Jun 2015 Issue By

IDEA WATCH: Wear to Learn!?! Wearable Technology—Promises and Problems

From the Apple Watch to Fitbits to tech jewelry, the wearable technology market is beginning to take off. Other than geeking out at what will be possible with wearables like some futuristic fantasy out of a sci-fi movie, how does this apply to schools?
Column/Idea Watch
Posted 01 May 2015
- May/Jun 2015 Issue By

EDITOR'S NOTES: The Common Core State Standards … Again

Column/Editor’s Notes
Posted 01 May 2015
- May/Jun 2015 Issue By

BELLTONES: Embrace Your Inner Doodler. Join the Sketchnoting Revolution!

Still smarting from a scolding in first grade for doodling on her paper in class, Mary Ann is gratified that educators have finally seen the light … and the learning value … in doodling, or, let's call it "sketchnoting."
Column/Belltones
Posted 01 Mar 2015
- Mar/Apr 2015 Issue By

THE NEW MEDIA CENTER: Making Learning Interactive

Always promoting primary sources, Mary Alice looks this time at the Library of Congress's six new interactive ebook primary source sets and finds them enticing and full of intriguing, useful tools.
Column/The New Media Center
Posted 01 Mar 2015
- Mar/Apr 2015 Issue By

EDITOR'S NOTES: BYOD Revisited–Who's Using What Device, Why, and How?

Column/Editor’s Notes
Posted 01 Mar 2015
- Mar/Apr 2015 Issue By
 

CyberBee’s Web Pick
For May 15, 2015: Play, design and share puzzles with your friends and family using the Stick Around app.
 

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POPULAR ARTICLES

TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Tools and Tactics to Measure Students’ Mastery of the Common Core Standards

Like them or not, after years of development and adoption, 2014-15 marks implementation year for CCSS. In the assessment realm, there are innovative solution providers out there, many with die-hard educators among their ranks, that have toiled tirelessly toward authentically improving learning and assessment for students and teachers. Victor walks us through a range of them.
Posted 01 May 2015

Showbie iPad App for Classroom Workflow Now Available for iPhone and Web

The new version of the Showbie app allows teachers and students to keep on top of assignments, tasks and feedback anywhere, anytime and on more platforms.
Posted 24 Mar 2015

Follett’s Destiny Upgrade Offers New Features, Including EasyBib Integration

Integrating EasyBib within Universal Search will help students simplify the process of making citations and bibliographies, saving them time and effort with their research. For example, users can now effortlessly receive citations in MLA, APA, Chicago and other styles.
Posted 02 Apr 2015

ABC-CLIO Solutions Opens Digital Resource Collections In April

The developer is providing free access to all databases in celebration of School Library Month.
Posted 31 Mar 2015

Cool Tool: The Background Eraser App

For April 1, 2015: You don't need a high priced photo editing tool to erase backgrounds in your pictures. Try the Eraser app.
Posted 01 Apr 2015
 
 
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