Tip of the Day for 08/27/2014


From the author of The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, “Jon Scieszka on How to Get Kids to Love Reading (Tip: Stop Telling Them How Important Reading Is).” http://bit.ly/1p0KD3a

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Tip of the Day for 08/26/2014


It’s a new school year and new students are visiting your library – make the introductions fun with these “8 Effective Ways To Get To Know Your Students” from Edudemic: http://www.edudemic.com/get-to-know-your-students
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Tip of the Day for 08/25/2014


Bill Gates shares “6 Tools for Teachers” on his gatesnotes blog. One of them? Edmodo – a 2011 recognized Best Website for Teaching & Learning!  http://bit.ly/1p0JuZm

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Tip of the Day for 08/22/2014


Looking for a fundraising and outreach idea that is unique (and has a nearly unlimited resource supply)? Sign up for a shoe recycling program and turn those shoes your students are always growing out of into funding for your library! Read about Plum Borough Community Library’s experience with the program here: http://bit.ly/1pM0UxR

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Tip of the Day for 08/21/2014


Have students enhance their history (or other subject) projects with interactive maps! Richard Byrne shares “20 Good Map Creation Tools for Students” on his website Free Technology for Teachers: http://bit.ly/1pLZLqb

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Tip of the Day for 08/20/2014


In this article on Edutopia, “Questionologist” Warren Berger shares “5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners:” http://www.edutopia.org/blog/help-students-become-better-questioners-warren-berger

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Tip of the Day for 08/19/2014


Do you follow the AASL Blog? Join us to discover new tech tools for your school library program in our Tech Tips Tuesday feature! Today’s post examines tools to provide ambient noise and increase productivity: http://www.aasl.ala.org/aaslblog

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