Alison Brightwell

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9 Google Resources to Support Reading

The doubling of knowledge will happen every twelve hours, according to IBM, because of the “internet of things” and the ease in which we have the …

Gale Databases Integrate Google Apps for Education

Most kids don’t exactly leap at the chance to use a reference database. But now Gale is leveraging students’ penchant for Google to quell their …

Education Technology

Hello Ruby, Adventures in Coding

<i>So, imagine with me, for a moment, a world where the stories we tell about how things get made don’t only include the twentysomething-year-old</i> …

Educators

Educators <3 Ruby<p>We've collected a bunch of inspiring stories from educators around the world using Hello Ruby in their classroom. To see all …

Khan Academy

Creative makerspaces: flexible learning spaces to suit your needs

Makerspaces are continuing to grow in popularity, not just with discerning hobbyists and hackers but also within the education sector; blog posts and …

8 digital skills we must teach our children

By Yuhyun Park, Chair, infollutionZERO Foundation<p>The social and economic impact of technology is widespread and accelerating. The speed and volume of …

World Economic Forum

Makerspaces: what's in a name?

Makerspaces, sometimes known as fab labs, hackerspaces and by a variety of other names, are locations where students and patrons can produce, craft, …

Libraries matter: 18 fantastic library infographics and charts

Updated on Mar 18, 2018<p>5,305<p><b>Library infographics presented below clearly show that being a librarian today is not about surviving any longer.</b><p>It’s …

Young people aren’t skeptical of ‘fake news’

Young news consumers have trouble distinguishing credible sources from unreliable ones, according to a new report.<p>For example, they often can’t tell …

Social Media

Information illiterate: Challenges libraries face in this fake news era

In today’s unpredictable information environment, how might librarians rethink their role?<p>Imagine, for a moment, the technology of 2017 had existed on Jan. 11, 1964 — the day Luther Terry, surgeon general of the United States, released "Smoking and Health: Report of the Advisory Committee to the …

Celebrating Hour Of Code

When I was a senior in high school my school got their first computer lab. There had been computers here and there throughout the school but this was …