Archive for the ‘Policies/Procedures’ Category

BYOD rationales

05/12/2012 Comments off

Lisa Nielsen explains Why BYOD, Not Banning Cell Phones, Is the Answer

in THE Journal.

Her key strategies for effective student learning with mobile technologies:

  1. Ensure the right building blocks are in place.
  2. Update outdated classroom (and library) management techniques.
  3. Give students time to socialize.
  4. Connect with students in their world.
  5. Use texting to connect more deeply with students.
  6. Engage students.
  7. Empower students with strategies to stay focused.

Read the article for full explanations and suggestions.

Taking it to the next level

05/7/2012 Comments off

Excellent advice from Dianne McKenzie about points learned from Brian Matthew’s white paper “Think Like a Startup.”

via Library Grits: Taking it to the next level.

The Mobile Native: BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Toolbox

02/1/2012 Comments off

Students Want Social Media in Schools

01/15/2012 Comments off

Students Want Social Media in Schools | MindShift.

yet so many school administrators insist on keeping those students  “safe” inside the building’s walled garden…

Reality: you never really learn how to drive in a parking lot.

eBooks, Privacy, and the Library

09/28/2011 Comments off

eBooks, Privacy, and the Library

very important info to consider, from Gary Price at INFOdocket.

What Every (New) Media Specialist Needs to Know

09/13/2011 Comments off

Questions to transform your learning space

09/2/2011 Comments off
Categories: HowTo, Policies/Procedures

Students with Learning Disabilities

08/18/2011 Comments off

What Are Classrooms Like for Students with Learning Disabilities?

important advice for working with *every* student.




Leadership or Extra Duty?

08/12/2011 Comments off

Teacher Leadership or Teacher Extra Duty? – Leading From the Classroom – Education Week Teacher.

School Librarians are frequently expected to perform “extra duties as assigned.”  How can we turn those responsibilities into opportunities for leadership?  Discuss.

‘Acceptable’ vs ‘Responsible’ Use policies

08/7/2011 Comments off

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