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A custom solution: Creating a Google Custom Search Engine. How do we keep our kids focused in their free Web searches while we ensure their discovery of the stuff we know is worthy of discovering?

A custom solution: Creating a Google Custom Search Engine

A Google Custom Search Engine could be the answer. A Google Custom search (or CSE) allows you to guide searchers to the sites you want them to search or sites they most need to search. This may be especially useful for younger learners who may truly benefit from a filtered, noise-free search experience. You select specific sites that your search engine will search.

Getting Started: Programming with mBlock – Open-source Arduino Robot Building Platform. Drag the module block you need from Robots Area, select the correct port/pin.Then trigger the running event, you can see it works.

Getting Started: Programming with mBlock – Open-source Arduino Robot Building Platform

Control DC Motor Control Me 7-segments Display Read the value of Me Temperature Sensor Control the Me RGB LED We have created some lessons about graphical programming and robotics to help teachers or kids get started easier.We suggest you start learning graphical logical programming with Scratch 2.0 The Adventures of Mike,then learn how to use Scratch2.0 to interact with mBot with the book mBlock Kids maker rocks with robots Scratch 2.0 The Adventures of Mike Scratch 2.0 the adventures of Mike has nine chapters with different projects. Elementary and Robotics - EdTech Update. This week has been genius week in eighth-grade keyboarding!

Elementary and Robotics - EdTech Update

We’ve finished our portfolios and it is time to celebrate. We have 3d printing, robot making, and all kinds of building going on. Elementary and Robotics - EdTech Update. GSPD Sample Document. Chairperson's Toolkit. Make Beliefs Comix! Online Educational Comic Strip Generator for Kids of All Ages. Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Book related activities | Community service programs | Craft programs | Drama and performance programs | Food programs | Gaming programs | Guests in the library | Potpourri of programs | Programming in a pinch | Science programs | Tech programs Book related activities Author Event Author visits school/library and gives 30-40 min. presentation followed by either an activity (writing workshop) or Q/A.

Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

Local authors often will appear free, or for the cost of transportation. DoInk. Building STEAM- Symbaloo Gallery. Building STEAM- Symbaloo Gallery. Slides - create and edit presentations online, for free. One account.

Slides - create and edit presentations online, for free.

All of Google. Sign in to continue to Slides Find my account Forgot password? Sign in with a different account Create account. Apps for All Content Areas (Responses) LIBRARY GAMES — Breakout EDU Games. And...Action - Google Slides. From Dream to STEAM. It's A Zoo Out There: K-2 PBL Presentation - Google Slides.

It's A Zoo Out There: K-2 PBL Presentation - Google Slides. 200 Purged. Questions & Answers on Conflicts of Interest. An explanatory statement of the ALA Code of Ethics This document is intended to provide general guidance for libraries of all types regarding common questions about conflicts of interest.

Questions & Answers on Conflicts of Interest

This document is not meant to be construed as legal advice. Libraries and librarians should consult with their institutions’ legal council for definitive guidance. Questions. Answering Questions about Youth and Access to Library Resources. Responding to a Concerned Adult If your library serves youth, you may find that you need to respond to a concerned adult — such as a parent, guardian or board member — about resources and services in your library.

Answering Questions about Youth and Access to Library Resources

This document is designed to help you explain how and why your library selects the resources it provides. It can also help you respond to questions and challenges about material that adults may consider inappropriate. Library Privacy Guidelines for Students in K-12 Schools. Introduction Libraries face a number of challenges in protecting the privacy of users, especially students in elementary, middle, and high schools.

Library Privacy Guidelines for Students in K-12 Schools

School libraries offer print, media, and online content to meet students’ educational and research needs as well as to nurture their intellectual curiosity and development. Students’ use of library resources is also incorporated into classroom activities, learning outcomes, and assessment. 200 Purged. School Librarians Explore Their Role as Education Leaders. By Shelley Diaz, Kiera Parrott, Karyn M.

School Librarians Explore Their Role as Education Leaders

Peterson, and Chelsey Philpot on November 19, 2013 Several thousand school library professionals from around the country converged in Hartford, CT, November 14–17 for the 16th National Conference of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL). Teaching Information Literacy Skills. Best Websites for Teaching & Learning. Skip to main content Best Websites for Teaching & Learning Past Lists 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | Landmark Use the table below to sort sites by name, category, or recognition year.

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning

Choose the desired sort by clicking the tab at the bottom of the table. 200 Purged. Measuring the Impact of Information Literacy Instruction: A Starting … Teaching Information/Research Skills in Elementary School. This post title is “Teaching Information/Research Skills in Elementary School”, but this post is as much for adults and older students. Many adults are overwhelmed with the quantity and new kind of media that is available and accessible through technology. Older students in High School and College might not feel overwhelmed, but have never been taught how to navigate, evaluate, save and retrieve the information that they are seeking. S.O.S. for Information Literacy. How Universal Design Will Make Your Library More Inclusive. When it comes to making libraries and other environments accessible for people with disabilities, the focus tends to be on meeting accessibility requirements set forth in laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

While this is certainly an admirable and necessary goal, retrofitting spaces, programs, and services to work for individuals with disabilities is generally less effective and inclusive than adopting Universal Design, from the preliminary planning stages to the final product. Originally conceived of by Ronald L. Mace, an architect who used a wheelchair, as an approach to architectural design, Universal Design refers to the idea of designing spaces, products, services, and more in a way that makes them as functional as possible for people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

This differs from an accessibility approach in two noteworthy ways. First, it looks to improve usability for all, not just those who identify as disabled. 1. The 10 Best States For Teachers - pg.1. Blackboard Learn. The Evidence-Based Manifesto for School Librarians. If school librarians can’t prove they make a difference, they may cease to exist Every fall, School Library Journal hosts a national Leadership Summit that brings together a mix of school librarians, administrators, other educators, researchers, and university professors, as well as policy makers and elected officials.

While the topics change, the Summit always focuses on an issue of critical importance to school librarians. Our goal? To jump-start the conversation and create a ripple effect throughout the profession. The 2007 Leadership Summit, “Where’s the Evidence? Much of what follows draws upon the Summit’s closing session, which Todd led. Do Not Let Your Children Watch Peppa Pig – Psychologists Warn Parents.

A study conducted by a group of experts at Harvard University found that Peppa Pig is one of the major causes of autism among children. This animated movie has achieved great success. There are numerous toys, t-shirts, and many other things with this character. The question is: Is this character good for children? The answer is NO. Résumés - Library and Technology Jobs - LibGuides at The Florida State University. How My School Library Embraces Social Emotional Learning.

Cellucci (bottom left) with a student-led book discussion groupPhoto courtesy of Anita Cellucci Creating a space that is judgment-free has always been high on my list of ways to make a library welcoming, comfortable, and safe. When I was a child, I visited the public library daily after school and inhaled the smells, the silence, and all that was represented in the space—knowledge, freedom, and predictability.

School Library Management. Digital publishing rubric. Bloom's Digital Taxonomy.