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Who is DJ Ralph McDaniels?

For those of us who were teenagers in the 80’s, we tend to gravitate toward the sights and sounds that remind us of our youth. So, when we were offered a chance to add an extra blog this week by choosing one of the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) presenters from the Augusta … More Who is DJ Ralph McDaniels?

What’s VR and AR?

In our 761 class this week, we were intrduced to virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR). In order to fully comprehend these terms, perhaps it’s best to begin with definitions of both, and then share a few options that will allow librarians to introduce a new technology into our ever-evolving world of cutting edge … More What’s VR and AR?

Cyberbullying

This week’s topic has been a terribly painful study for me. As a high school teacher, I have witnessed, firsthand, the horrible effects and affects of this cruel, yet omnipresent, pasttime. I’ve spoken with countless young people who have been inundated with hateful, demeaning texts, messages, emails, and even videos. I’ve witnessed the intense shame … More Cyberbullying

Assistive/Adaptive Technology in the Library: The Playaway

This week, I have had the privilege to learn about amazing new tools that have been introduced to assist students of all learning capabilities. Until now, I had never heard the terms, assistive/adaptive technology, but I’m thrilled to have now been enlightened. Before I get carried away by the phenomenal tools that can easily become … More Assistive/Adaptive Technology in the Library: The Playaway

Librarians Use the Coolest Tools

Librarians are known for their willingness to embrace technology. From the dawn of the Information Age, librarians have sought to learn the tools that allow them to be indispensible to students. They realized that there was advantage to knowing and understanding how technology works and is dispersed. As librarians wade through the turbulence of the … More Librarians Use the Coolest Tools

Navigating Politics and the Presidential Election

The Political Minefield 2020 was a year of tremendous turmoil for the United States. The political unrest from the regional and national elections was at an unprecedented high. Adults and students alike were bombarded daily with political mudslinging from the left and right. How were teachers expected to navigate students through this period of civil … More Navigating Politics and the Presidential Election

Librarians Assist Students in Wading through the Mire of Fake News

One of the most prevalent terms saturating the media outlets today is the term “fake news.” Throughout this campaign season, the politicians, media personalities, newspapers, and social media have been inundated with the idea that from left to right, the news that America is digesting is by one side or the other being falsified. How … More Librarians Assist Students in Wading through the Mire of Fake News

Librarians Embrace the Challenge of Assisting in Molding Global-Minded Students

How the ISTE and AASL Standards Support Librarians in Promoting Global Citizenry Students in today’s classroom are faced with the challenge of maneuvering successfully through the multiple modalities of learning presented daily in their classrooms. No longer does the docile student sit quietly in a desk waiting to be immersed in the hour-long lecture from … More Librarians Embrace the Challenge of Assisting in Molding Global-Minded Students

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