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Best practices in school library website design. In order to build a good, usable website for your school library, you need to think in two very different ways.

Best practices in school library website design

First, you need to think like a librarian. School Libraries using Google Sites I. School Libraries using Google Sites I by scsdmedia google Virtual Learning Commons template vanmetervoice Van Meter Voice littlevanmetervoice Van Meter Elementary.

School Libraries using Google Sites I

Presentation Options - Monument Mountain Library. Animoto: Animoto is a web-based program that makes video slideshows.

Presentation Options - Monument Mountain Library

You upload images, add in text, choose a piece of music and then your video is rendered based upon the effects you choose and the beat of the music. You will need a Promo Code from your teacher in order to get full access; otherwise, you are limited to 30 second videos. The text characters are limited in each box, so be thoughtful with what you want to say. English Teacher Pages - Monument Mountain Library. * * Library Media Center * * * * Library Media Center * * School Libraries using Google Sites.

Book Fair Poster Contest 2012 - Salem Middle Media Center. Just for Teachers - Salem Middle Media Center. Online Resources - Ballard HS Media Center. Online Resources Available Include: Copyright Free Images Free Sound Effects Free Downloadable Music Free Downloadable Video Databases (Please scroll down to view the above catagories.)

Online Resources - Ballard HS Media Center

Databases: Please note: These online resources are available 24 hours a day. Visit the BHS Media Center for usernames and passwords. Many of these databases are provided to our school through an agreement with Heartland AEA. Cool Comedies - Books and Reading - LibGuides at Brisbane Grammar School. An Abundance of Katherines By John Green Katherine V thought boys were grossKatherine X just wanted to be friendsKatherine XVIII dumped him in an e-mailK-19 broke his heart When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton's type happens to be girls named Katherine.

Cool Comedies - Books and Reading - LibGuides at Brisbane Grammar School

And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact. On a road trip miles from home, this anagram-happy, washed-up child prodigy has ten thousand dollars in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his trail, and an overweight, Judge Judy-loving best friend riding shotgun--but no Katherines. Colin is on a mission to prove The Theorem of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will predict the future of any relationship, avenge Dumpees everywhere, and finally win him the girl. Beth Newingham: My March Top Ten List: Nonfiction Reading Resources. Last month I shared my favorite resources for teaching fiction reading, and this month I'm focusing on nonfiction.

Beth Newingham: My March Top Ten List: Nonfiction Reading Resources

Students (and teachers) often choose to read fiction texts in the classroom, but it is crucial that we expose our students to nonfiction texts as often as possible. Nonfiction texts allow children to experience the wonder of the world. Facts come alive when books about animals, people, or objects are read to children. Nonfiction texts build on children's interests and increase vocabulary and background knowledge. When we help our students become proficient readers of nonfiction texts, we help them become successful at school and in the “real world.” READ ON to check out resources for teaching nonfiction reading concepts, including posters, links to great Web sites and articles, printables, an exciting new way to make current events interactive, and much more!

1. Download a PDF slide show of all 23 of my Nonfiction Text Features posters. 2. 3. 4. Blogs (Weblogs) *Share your own school library media blog or your favorite blogs here: --Blogs to Share At its simplest, "A blog (a portmanteau of web log) is a website where entries are commonly displayed in reverse chronological order.

Blogs (Weblogs)

100 Terrific Tips & Tools for Blogging Librarians. By Donna Scott As you prepare for a career as a librarian, you’re probably experimenting with all of the different ways you can reach out to your patrons and offer them cutting edge research assistance, particularly students conducting intense research as part of their bachelor degree program or master’s degree program requirements.

100 Terrific Tips & Tools for Blogging Librarians

Blogging is a valuable tool for cataloging library news, sharing research tips and book lists, and marketing your own library while highlighting special exhibits, new technology and special guests. If you want to start your own library blog, check out this list of 100 tips and tools. Basics Here you’ll learn the basics of setting up a library blog. 10 Tips: How Not to Use Google Plus. I’ve been spending quite a bit of time on Google Plus lately.

10 Tips: How Not to Use Google Plus

I know, I’m geeking out. But it’s quickly becoming my favourite social media platform these days. It’s an incredible way to meet new people, connect with prospective customers, and deepen relationships with your consumers - and more than on most social sites. I know a lot of businesses don’t quite get it. It is a huge site, and there’s always new features being added (hey, it’s Google). That said, I keep seeing lots of mistakes by companies - large and small, being made over and over again.

Here are 10 top mistakes on Google+. How not to use Google+ Mistake #1: Not Completing Your Profile Set up a business page if you using Google+ for your company.