Hi friends! Last week at ipadpalooza I learned about a new app that I can’t wait to use in a research project next year. The app is called Mad Lips. Of course I will be using the free version. When you look at the icon, it doesn’t really look like something you want to use in school, does it? Here’s the deal. You start with
Archives for June 2013
Hi friends! Blogs and summer. A creative combination. You have time to think new thoughts when you’re not in the hustle and bustle of the school year. That’s how it works for me, anyway. You may have heard that Google Reader is going away on JULY 1!! And I see in my right sidebar that over 200 of you are following me with Google Reader.
Hi friends! I am learning about the idea of library makerspaces. I mean, really just beginning to learn. I didn’t even know if “makerspace” was one word or two. Jessica Gilcreast (The Dizzy Librarian) kindly invited me to join this Wiggio group (Library Learning Commons) to share ideas. (Thanks, Jessica!) She defines makerspaces like this: Where students can make and learn alongside adults. Where students can
Hi friends! You may remember that I had a reward system to encourage classes to return their library books. I had a picture of Pete the Cat, and we covered a part of Pete each time the whole class returned their books on time. You can read more about that on this post. Well, I had one class FINALLY earn their Pete the Cat surprise
Hi friends! Do you already know about the great (free) online game Mrs. Lodge shared, called “Shelve-It?” Right now your students can play Shelve-It from Mrs. Lodge’s website. Her clever husband created this game to help students understand fiction call number order. My fingers are crossed that this game makes it to the App Store someday! You can use this free sign from her TPT