Last weekend I attended the Oregon State Conference for School Libraries at Summit High School. It was a great conference and I gleaned many new ideas. Fortunately, I was able to attend a session by author, Miranda Paul, who used Continue reading Finding the Perfect Picture Books
Summer is almost here which means more time to read! Even if you don’t think of yourself as a reader, I am willing to bet there is at least one title in this post that will grab your attention. Most Continue reading Summer Reading Lists for 2016
Recently I blogged about the new Deschutes Public Library App and how fabulous it is. Today, we made it available in Self Service under the category “Family Involvement Apps”. In order to utilize this app, the user must have a library Continue reading Public Library App Now in Self Service
On April 20, Ryan Wiggins of Juniper Elementary was presented the Apple Distinguished Educator Award for 2015. Ryan in now one of just 2000 educators worldwide that Apple has identified as being one of “the most innovative teachers in the world” willing to Continue reading Ryan Wiggins Earns Apple Distinguished Educator Award!
What is a teacher’s role in keeping students safe online? Teachers and schools can actively block websites on desktops, laptops, and iPads but when it comes to a student’s personal phone that’s a different story. Most students are familiar with and Continue reading How teachers can help keep kids safe online
The topic of digital privacy and the access of student data has been in the news recently. As a school district we have the obligation to protect our students data. When sending emails we know to be careful not to Continue reading Protecting and Securing Student Data