Digital Citizenship & the School Librarian

School Librarians need to teach students to responsibly use offline & online technologies and social media. We can construct meaningful Digital Citizenship lessons for our students with a variety of tools provided FREE from the U.S. Government and non-profit websites. #NoSweatLibrary Continue reading

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Social Media, Cloud Computing, and School Library Lessons

Lessons using social media are abundant, but School Librarians need to inculcate the wider concept of “cloud computing” so students truly understand such technology. This model for teaching the elements of cloud computing makes tech integration more effective. #NoSweatLibrary Continue reading

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Student Privacy & the School Library

Educators need to be aware of the 3 Federal laws—FERPA, COPPA, and CIPA—regarding student rights & privacy. But, School Librarians must also apply student privacy as it relates to intellectual freedom and freedom of access in the school library. FREE download: Internet Laws In a Nutshell. #NoSweatLibrary Continue reading

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