Terry Roper

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Evernote and Post-it Brand: Making Digital Tangible

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Now, there are a great many apps out there. From games to GPS, from geocaching to recipe collection, it goes without saying …

Other Resources

READINGS TO START WITH<p><b>The Web -- Teaching Zack to Think</b> <br>Written by Alan November September 1998 for The High School Principal Magazine. Old yes - but …

Free grant finding resources for educators and educational institutions

GetEdFunding is a grant-finding resource, dedicated to helping educators, schools, and institutions identify the funding they need in budget-tight …

10 Techy Icebreakers for The 21st Century Teacher

Here are some great icebreakers you can work on using technology :<p><b>1- Self Portrait</b> <br>Have your students draw themselves. After they have done this, …

Library Journal Reviews — Previews, Reviews, and Collection Development

With spring upon us, BookExpo cannot be far behind. And that means the BookExpo galley guide is on its way. Given the number of publishers and the …

Hiking and houseboats in Sausalito

Combining the feel of a Greek fishing village and a glamorous French Riviera resort, the San Francisco suburb is home to quirky artistic communities and eucalyptus-framed views.<p>The Californian town of Sausalito often makes people feel as though they have crossed the Atlantic – even though they have …

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On this day in 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York

<b>On this day in 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York.</b><p>Pictured, the Statue of Liberty photographed from a helicopter by LIFE photographer Margaret Bourke-White in 1952.<p>See more photos of America from above <b>here</b>.

Cabbage Patch Kids wigs for babies go viral - TODAY.com

Today<p>A baby models one of Amanda Lillie's crocheted creations.<p>Baby accessories seldom come cuter than this.<p>A Georgia mom-to-be has a viral hit on her hands thanks to her crocheting skills and a fondness for Cabbage Patch Kids – the dimpled dolls that sparked a craze in the 1980s.<p>“I was a huge child …

Parenting

Zack & Zoey Basic Hoodie for Dogs

• With ribbed sleeves and hem, for a comfy fit<br>• Classic styling includes a kangaroo pocket<br>• Available in a mix of basic and bold bright colors<br>• Available in …

Karim Nafani, Pilot, Photographs Views From The Cockpit (PHOTOS)

Here's a brief list of things we love: an empty beach, the city at dusk in the summer time, a sidewalk without lots of tourists, taking the train up the Hudson and, oh yea, super cool photos shot from an airplane's cockpit of the earth below.<p>Pilot and not-so-amateur photographer Karim Nafani (see …

Welcome to the Texas Library Association! | Texas Library Association

May 9, 2018 - 1:00pm<p>www.txla.org/CE<p>May 9 | 1-2pm, Central Time TLA Officer Orientation, Part 2In the second half of this guide for new TLA officers, …

International Literacy Association

ILA members: The election closes at 5:00 p.m. on May 8, 2018, so vote today!<p>This new brief defines fluency and the role it plays in skillful …

International Society for Technology in Education

The most compelling topics among educators who embrace technology for learning and teaching are not about the tech at all, but about the students. …

Education Technology

TCEA

This five-day convention brings together campus and district-level educators for a networking and learning experience that inspires innovative …

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Access resources to support your implementation locally and connect virtually with a vibrant community of professionals across the country.<p>Your …

Librarianship

Google unveils 'Project Loon,' an experiment to bring balloon-powered internet to 'the entire world'

Google has unveil what it's calling its "latest moonshot" out of the Google X labs. It's called "Project Loon," and as reported last month, it involved sending up a huge number of giant balloons to beam down internet access to remote regions around the globe. Google says that balloons make sense …

Project recreates Shakespeare’s social network

<b>CARNEGIE MELLON (US) —</b> If Sir Francis Bacon and William Shakespeare were friends on Facebook, their interactions could have answered one of the …

Francis Bacon

Apple could include LinkedIn for deep iOS 7 integration

Even though Twitter has been Apple's pick of social networks to be integrated into iOS 7, it's looking like LinkedIn could also make it to the chosen circle.<p>Developers have found code-based references to deep LinkedIn integration in the beta version of iOS 7, which was supplied by Apple, according …

Apple

Five unforgettable rail journeys

From a luxury odyssey through the Australian outback to traversing the peaks of the Ecuadorian Andes, here are some of the best ways to get on board.<p>There are few more memorable ways to travel than by train. From rail odysseys through the outback to day trips in Britain, here are five ways to get …

Mike Stilkey’s Painted Books

Los Angeles-based artist Mike Stilkey likes to experiment with the canvases he chooses for his whimsical paintings, including vintage paper, record covers, book pages, and most interestingly on hardcover books themselves. In a previous interview, Stilkey says:<p>I was painting on book pages for …

SLJ’s Average Book Prices 2013

Here at last, the numbers you’ve been waiting for—the list of average book prices for 2012 and 2013 to date—are ready, produced in partnership with …

The Best Fun (and/or Creative) Videos About Books & Reading

I’m sure there are plenty of fun videos out there about books and reading, and I hope readers will point me in the direction of others besides the …