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The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation. Free Professional Development Webinars for Educators from edWeb.net. Info2Go! Monthly webinars on current hot topics.

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The focus will be on providing a platform for you to share your knowledge as well as get your questions answered. Join guest experts from 12:30-1:30 pm MT (11:30-12:30 pm PT) to explore new library trends and services. No registration required ~ log in at 2015 Schedule January 12 ~ Bright Futures Summer Reading ARCHIVE SLIDESFebruary 9 ~ Outreach for Rural Libraries ARCHIVE SLIDES HANDOUTMarch 16 ~ Continuing Education Grants ARCHIVEApril 20 ~ Poverty Training ARCHIVE SLIDES BIBLIOGRAPHYMay 18 ~ What’s New in LiLI? 2014 Schedule No registration required ~ log in at. Weeding Library Collections. CREW: A Weeding Manual for Modern Libraries, Revised and Updated by Jeanette Larson, Texas State Library, 2008 Electronic VersionWeeding the Fiction Collection: Should I Dump Peyton Place?

Weeding Library Collections

A comprehensive web page about weeding fiction, with a bibliography, links to policies, excerpts from policies, bullet points about weeding, and even a weeding skit, from Overbooked at the Chesterfield County (VA) Public Library.SUNLINK Weed of the Month Archive Advice for weeding non-fiction books and media, aimed at school libraries, but of interest to public libraries also. Dickinson, G. (2005, April/May). Crying over spilled milk. Library Media Connection, 24-26. Retrieved February 12, 2007, from ERIC Database. There isn't one media specialists that doesn't find the job of weeding their selection daunting. Dr. Step One: Start with one shelf and pull out the books on that shelf and just do a visual check. Step Three: Take the books you have chosen to pull from the collection to a workstation. Dr. 8 Websites for Book Lovers. At this point most everyone has heard of LibraryThing, the most popular social cataloging website online, and perhaps even of the Amazon-owned Shelfari, but here are a few websites for book lovers that you may not have heard about: Blippr Blippr is a website where you can add short reviews of 160 characters or less of books, movies, music, games, and applications.

8 Websites for Book Lovers

You can connect your account to many other social networks such as Twitter and Facebook where you can continue your conversations. Book Cover Archive The Book Cover Archive is a collection of over 1,000 book covers categorized and browsable by designers, authors, titles, art directors, photographers, illustrators, and more.

Itec7134resources / Reader's Advisory Resources. A new way of choosing what book to read next. Level Books With Book Wizard: Find Books by Reading Level, Topic, Genre. Cobb County School District. Google. Itec7134resources / FrontPage. TIS Web Wonderland. Caldecott Medal & Honor Books, 1938-Present. Referenceandinformationresources / FrontPage. The world's largest reviewer of books, multimedia, and technology for children and teens.

Amy Vickrey - Home. Makerbook - The best free resources for creatives. The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You. If you’re not an avid follower of #edchat on Twitter, you may be missing out on a great opportunity to learn about some new Web 2.0 tools that are currently being used in classrooms around the world.

The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You

That’s because @chickensaltash posed a simple question to the PLN and there has been a huge swell of support as hundreds of people have jumped in to answer the question about which 5 Web 2.0 tools teachers are using in classrooms. The Best of the Best You can view the live stream of #edchat here and see what people are saying at the hashtag #chickenweb2tools here. We scoured hundreds of responses and have come up with the following list. The following tools have not been verified and are simply based on the number of times each was mentioned on Twitter during this hashtag discussion. Made at Tagxedo – it’s in this list! The List Added in the comments and via Twitter: Add To This List Have another recommendation? Instructional Technology. Vision The Division of Instructional Technology will work collaboratively with the offices of the GaDOE, Georgia’s Regional Educational Service Agencies (RESAs), and Georgia’s Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to support the improvement of student achievement and effective, job-embedded professional learning.

Instructional Technology

GaDOE Instructional Technology Training Team The GaDOE Instructional Technology Training Team provides training and support for applications accessed through the Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) Tunnel and Georgia Virtual Learning (GaVL). To receive additional information and training resources click on the links below: Click here for Help and Training on SLDS and TRL. Georgia NETS Implementation The NETS-S are the National Educational Technology Standards for Students, adopted by the Georgia State Board of Education in 2011. Center for Classroom Innovation (CCI) System Technology Planning​ 2013 Tech Plan Rubric Technology Inventory. Professional Articles.