May 11th - May 25th, 2015
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- Monday, May 11th at 8pm TL Virtual Cafe - #TLChat LIVE!, Second Monday of each month is the Teacher Librarian Twitter Chat. Follow #TLChat on Twitter to participate.
- Saturday, May 16th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show - How to Help Your Visual Students Learn Using Movie Magic with Sydney Sheren, Classroom 2.0 LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings. Details to join the webinar at http://live.classroom20.com. You can follow us on Twitter at #liveclass20.
- Sunday, May 17th at 7pm TechEducator Podcast: Educational Pdocasting Tips and Tricks, Are you interested in starting your own podcast? In this episode, we will discuss and show off our favorite tips, tricks, and equipment to help you start yoru own podcast. More information here.
- Monday, May 18th at 8pm TL News Night LIVE!, This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Did we mention it was LIVE? Join here.
- Sunday, May 24th at 7pm TechEducator Podcast: SCRATCHing the Surface of Student Coding, Join the TechEducator Crew as we discuss the amazing capabilities of SCRATCH Jr and learn how to get your students coding today! More information here.
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2015 ISTE Unplugged Events, June 26th - July 1st
Thanks to our generous friends at ISTE.org, our NINTH annual set of extra-curricular events at the ISTE conference this year will launch on the Friday before ISTE (June 26th) with an all-day open Maker Day--expect lots of table, activities, and fun for all ages, geared toward education. Saturday's all-day unconference features special guest Audrey Watters again this year, and huge shout-out to this year's unconference and evening party sponsor, StudyBlue and Shutterfly. Sunday is our fourth annual Global Education Summit, a three-hour event + connecting party you don't want to miss. The Bloggers' Cafe will be open Friday - Wednesday, and we're really hoping to add an education slam poetry event still. Stay tuned for all events at http://www.ISTEunplugged.com, which also has Facebook event links for each activity.
The fifth annual global conversation about the future of libraries is scheduled for Tuesday, October 20th, 2015. The conference will be held entirely online and is free to attend. Everyone is invited to participate in this open forum designed to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among information professionals worldwide. The Call for Proposals will open May 1st, immediately following the Library 2.015 Spring Summit (which had over 2,000 registrants and the recordings for which are now available). See this year's conference strands and plan to get your proposal in early. We are looking forward to the fifth year of this this momentous event, and to your participation!
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- Becoming a Lifelong Maker: Start Young - User Generated Education
- Choose Privacy Week 2015: Toward A Set of Best Practices to Protect Patron Privacy in Library 2.0 - Choose Privacy Week
- Expecting More From Our Libraries - R. David Lankes
- These schools graduate English learners at a rate nearly 75 percent higher than other schools. What are they doing right? - The Hechinger Report
- Learning What’s It Like To Be a Student: Ellen Glanz, 1978-1979 (Part 1) - Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice
- Education doesn’t need Common Core reform, teachers need the time and resources to build great schools - The Hechinger Report
- Craft Work: the value of making by hand | The Maker Issue - School Library Journal
- Early Academic Training Produces Long-Term Harm - Freedom to Learn
- Choose Privacy Week Brief: Tell Congress to Support Real Privacy and Surveillance Law Reform - Choose Privacy Week
- Do We Really Need Libraries? - News
- Library of the future: 7 technologies we would love to see
- Carol Burris: Why The Opt Out Movement is Terrifying Our Leaders - Diane Ravitch's blog
- Choose Privacy Week 2015: What You Should Know About “Anonymous” Aggregate Data About You - Choose Privacy Week
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- "Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him and let him know that you trust him." - Booker T. Washington
- "People seldom see the halting and painful steps at which the most insignificant success is achieved." - Anne Sullivan
- "How you treat a child is more important than what you teach a child." - Pat Farenga quoting John Holt
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