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.
Social Media and the School Library - An introduction from the National Library of New Zealand.
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 useful internet sites.
White Paper on Educational Technology in Schools - by the AASL, October, 2012. Considerations for use of technology, filtering, and policy writing.
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.
Technologies Librarians Need to Know - Current and Emerging Technology Trends in 2017. School librarians come under the Academic libraries category in this article. From LibGig.
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.
10 Social Media Skills for 21st Century Teachers - by Doug Johnson. This infographic is from the Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Blog.
Five Tips for New School Librarian (and for those who are not so new) - Advice on using social media from Nikki D. Robertson.
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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Resources for Librarians about Online Social Networking - Information from YALSA for both teens and librarians. There is a free pamphlet in pdf format for teens.
A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom - by Viki Davis, Feb. 2015.
A Beginner's Guide to Facebook Basics - April, 2016.
All About Instagram - by Molly Wetta, School Library Journal, Feb., 2016.
How to Use Snapchat: A guide for beginners - From Hootsuite.
How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School - From Edutopia. This is a pdf file.
Social Media Fact Sheet - From the Pew Research Center for Internet and Technology, January, 2017.
Top Social Network Demographics, 2017 - From Social Media Today, March, 2017
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