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Digital Portfolios - a Cry for Help!

I am obsessed with the idea of students having a positive online presence – a public digital portfolio – something that can serve as a differentiator for them (over the kid who just has a paper resume) when they are looking to get into college or get a job.  432 more words

21st Century Skills

Let's stop calling them "21st Century Skills"

So here’s the thing.  We are 17 years into the 21st century at this point, making it kind of embarrassing to talk about teaching “21st Century Skills” to our students. 1,281 more words

21st Century Skills

Supporting Teachers

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As a new TL who has long admired and cherished a great school library I have to admit that teaching as a librarian can be difficult at times. 693 more words


"Alone Together" - MIT Research on People and Technology

“Alone Together” is the result of MIT technology and society specialist Sherry Turkle’s nearly fifteen-year exploration of our lives on the digital terrain. Based on interviews with hundreds of children and adults, it describes new, unsettling relationships between friends, lovers, parents, and children, and new instabilities in how we understand privacy and community, intimacy and solitude. 181 more words

Digital Literacy

“Collaboration on the Digital Humanities Playground” Workshop (Part Two #LANS2016)

In the Digital Humanities, collaboration is key! The following workshop will give you experience with collaborating to create a group timeline using the tool TimelineJS… 761 more words

Digital Humanities

"Who, What, Why?" Getting Acquainted with the Digital Humanities (Part One #LANS2016 Invited Talk)

The following material corresponds with a talk I’m giving at the Leadership Alliance National Symposium in Stamford, CT on July 30, 2016. Students present at the talk can follow along and explore various DH projects via this blog post. 649 more words

Digital Humanities