Category Archives: News

Wrapping Up, Looking Back, Moving Forward

And we’re coming down to the wire! The deadline is today (Friday March 22). But I won’t make the last sweep through all your blog posts until Sunday. My wedding anniversary is Saturday and I’m actually going to take the day off! … Continue reading

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Keeping me busy!

Wow, you guys are keeping me busy with all your great blog posts and reflections on what you’ve been learning. Thank you for sharing so many great tips and ideas. I just read through all your blogs and updated the … Continue reading

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Deadline is March 22

Your SLS administrators have set Friday March 22 as the deadline for getting professional development credits/hours for your work.  That’s 2 more weeks. Remember : 5 things (thing 1 + 4 others ) = 10 contact hours 9 things = … Continue reading

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Finish Line? Or Starting Line?

With the posting of Thing 9 on databases and search tools, it’s a wrap! That’s our last lesson of this project. Which means you’ve made it to the finish line. But I hope it’s also another starting line for you … Continue reading

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Posterous closing up shop on April 30

Posterous is going away on April 30. Fortunately for this course, we’ll be done by then. So any Posterous users will be ok. But if you want to keep your content for future use, you’ll need to export your files … Continue reading

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New Twitter Chat for Elementary Teacher-Librarians

@Annie_Liz tipped me off to a brand new twitter chat hashtag that will bring together elementary school teacher librarians.  #tlelem is the hashtag. Take a look and check out the tweets. And watch for their first live chat on February 19th 8:20 … Continue reading

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More news and notes

PLN Starter Kit:  A Resource for Fledgling Connected Educators Great livebinder full of people to connect with and blogs to follow. (from @jenniferlagarde) TechChickTips – if you listen to only one edtech podcast, this should be it! Helen & Anna … Continue reading

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Thing 7 is Podcasting & Screencasting

Our lesson this week introduces two ways for you and your students to record news, thoughts, ideas and presentations through audio recording (podcasting) and screen recordings (screencasting).  Handy skills for you and for your students. Have fun with Screencasting and … Continue reading

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Ideas & resources

I am loving reading all the blogs posts by everyone. Such great ideas and thoughts. These are just a few of the great ideas and resources shared by participants in both the SLS Cool Tools and the Cool Tools for … Continue reading

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Backing up your sites

I was surprised to hear from one of our participants that her WordPress.com site had been closed down for some unknown infraction of the WordPress.com service terms. We’ve both been in touch with the WP folks to find out what … Continue reading

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