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Tackling the questions in 2014 — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

I love Jennifer LaGarde’s idea of beginning the year with questions, rather than resolutions.<p>Jennifer recently asked 11 Questions (About Libraries) …

Getting students beyond Google - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

From the e-mail inbox this past weekend:<p>I was recently re-reading your article on Managing Digital Resources from September 2007. We are in the …

The History of Rock In an Interactive Infographic

From Gospel to Grunge: 100 Years of Rock is a fun and informative infographic about the history of rock music. The infographic is presented in a …

YALSA’s Call to Action! — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

<i>It is a moral imperative for libraries to leverage their skills and resources to effect positive change and better the lives of millions of teens. In</i> …

By Request - Flip, Flash, Study - 10 Free Flashcard Services for Students

This afternoon on the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page someone asked me if I knew of any free tools for creating flashcards. This list is …

BFTP: 7 brilliant things teachers do with technology - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

A weekend Blue Skunk "feature" will be a revision of an old post. I'm calling this BFTP: Blast from the Past. Original post, December 11, 2008.<p>A few …

10 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home

<i>“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.”</i> —Dale Carnegie<p>The idea of living a simplified, uncluttered life with less stuff …

Minimalism

If This Then That…Connecting Tech Tools Saving Time

Time is the biggest hurdle most teachers face, so I understand why many teachers are daunted by the prospect of integrating a range of web tools and …

The ABCs of Children's Literature

HarperCollins recently released this adorable poster that features some of the most popular children's books.<p>Does your school or library require you …

EdCanvas for Schools Lets You Manage Student Accounts

Edcanvas makes it easy for teachers to organize and share educational materials in a visually pleasing format. The "canvas" part of Edcanvas is where …

The 3 Things Keeping You from Being in a Miraculous Relationship

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Spirituality

Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

The House of Mirth

Don’t Respond to Drama and Drama Won’t Come Back Around

<b>“When you are not honoring the present moment by allowing it to be, you are creating drama.” – Eckhart Tolle</b><p>One day several years ago, I was fraught …

Researchers Find More Evidence That Dolphins Use Names

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 07.23.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>For decades, scientists have been …

Teacher-Librarian reviews the Indispensable Librarian - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

From the June 2013 issue of <i>Teacher-Librarian</i> journal by David Loertscher and Elizabeth "Betty" Marcoux:<p>There isn't a more relevant book out on what …

Bedtime Math - Fun Math Activities for Parents To Do With Their Kids

Bedtime Math is a great site on which you can locate fun mathematics activities for elementary school and middle school students. The activities are …

30 Ideas for Using Chromebooks in Education

Thanks to a Google+ post by Mikkel Storaasli I found a nice Google Slides presentation featuring 30 ideas for using Chromebooks in education. The …

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

National Parks

Mountains for Mortals: 7 of America's Best Summits for Beginners

Anyone who's spent even a little time in the mountains has pictured it: You're a couple hours into your hike; panoramas of sweeping valleys and jagged cliff lines consume your gaze. You wipe a bead of sweat off your brow as you climb higher and higher, each step bringing you closer to the …