Kristi Wagner

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These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

10 Free Tech Tools & Websites Every Teacher Should Know About

Photograph courtesy MaxPixel. Public domain<p>Confession: I was a late tech adopter.<p>I didn’t own a computer until I was in college. I couldn’t record on …

The Best Nonfiction & Fiction Books About Immigration

<i>“What are the best fiction and nonfiction books about Immigration & the Immigration Experience?” We looked at 712 of the top books, aggregating and</i> …

17 New Authors of Color Writing Much-Needed Stories for Kids

I read a wide array of books with my children that includes everything from classics to new releases to nonfiction. I also aim to fill my children’s …

Writing

Let Me Teach You How I Quickly Made This Shark Week Collection!

With Shark Week here, I thought it would be fun to put together a Shark Week Collection in Destiny Discover.<p>Collections allow us to curate …

Genre Services | Follett

Genre flipping is an increasingly popular way to support literacy efforts and engage school library readers. Follett now supports genrefication.<p>If …

You Will LOVE Creating New Genre Signage For Your Library Too!

As you know, we have been having so much fun creating new library branding and signage using Buncee's new backgrounds, stickers, animations and more. …

Genrefication…Ready, Set, WAIT! Where Do I Start?!

After learning about genrefication and the effects it can have on student ease and circulation numbers, I was on board. Our circulation numbers have …

Time I

Books to Inspire Coding & Robotics

I have been running a Coding and Robotics Club at school for a couple of years now. I started with coding and last year picked up a large number of …

Web Tool Wednesday: Creative Book Trailer Ideas

Tom Spall 7:30 AM 5/10/17 , animoto , Book Trailers , creative , educreation , google , padlet , piktochart , powtoon , presentation , QR Codes , …

How To Cite Social Media In Scholarly Writing

<b>How To Cite Social Media In Research</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Back in 2012, we shared <b>how to cite a tweet.</b><p>We followed that up with <b>how to cite an app.</b><p>So when …

Public Relations

20+ Online Art Classes to Take Your Creativity to New Heights This Week

School might be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean you can’t learn something new. Creative online classes pick up where conventional schooling has left off by sharing helpful artistic approaches and tutorials on industry-standard software. Plus, new courses are being added all the time; this …

Using “Google Story Builder” To Encourage Students To Study English Over The Summer

I’ve previously posted some of the activities I’ll be doing with my class of Beginning ELLs over the last two weeks of school:<p>Today, I thought I’d …

Teaching

Destiny Tips and Tricks For Librarians!

As librarians, we are always looking for little tips and tricks. One thing we might need help and advice with is our library management system, …

Librarianship

This template supports STEM teachers and librarians in working collaboratively to create lessons that build science practice and STEM inquiry skills in alignment with state and national science standards, and that address the Common Core literacy shifts around close reading and building textual evidence.

This template supports STEM teachers and librarians in working collaboratively to create lessons that build science practice and STEM inquiry skills …

Teaching

A Snowy Time With Our First Graders.....eBooks, PebbleGo, Interactive Snowflake Creators, Art, and Great Fun!

The holidays have passed, we are into a new year, and right in the middle of a very cold, snowy winter.<p>It is the perfect time for my first grade …

Book Trailer Resources

• Discover pages with the best links about a subject<br>• Create your own pages with favorites<br>• Share your page with the rest of the world

Digital Storytelling Wheel for Teachers

April 14, 2017 For those of you who haven't seen it yet, here is one of our popular visuals we published last year. Digital storytelling wheel …

Digital Storytelling
Teaching
Books

And Just How Does Rainbow Loom Fit Into The Library And School?

Every day I add one of these fun, bright colored bracelets to my collection.<p>They show up on my desk, get slipped into my hand when walking through …

7 Twitter Tips for Teachers

Reading Time: 5 minutes.Are you a teacher using Twitter? As a first blog on our new .co.uk domain, I thought it was best

Social Media

Videos and Guides to Copyright & Creative Commons

In my previous post I shared the copyright flowchart created by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano and Meryl Zeidenberg. I am planning to share that chart …

What a 12 Year Old Has in Common With a Plagiarizing U.S. Senator

Parents beware: Children who don't take ownership for their mistakes may grow up to be adults who create public scandals.<p>A few years ago, I was invited to speak to a group of guidance counselors about the value of letting kids fail and holding them responsible for their actions when the stakes are …

Comment on Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This… Then… by We blossom from copying - Tech Secrets

[…] love the copyright blog post by Tolisono. There are concrete links to copyright, creative commons, public domain, and fair use on Wikipedia […]

Applied Engineering in Elementary School

To better teach these complicated concepts, Bryant has her students act out the movements of simple machines. "When elementary-age students …

Pedagogy

UNESCO Launches Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL)

This week UNESCO launched a framework illustrating its Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy (MIL).This global strategy marries the large, but …

Information Literacy