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Maximizing your investment in digital content is an important goal for today’s school librarian. In this webinar, you'll learn tips and tricks for stretching your eBook budget to reach the most readers with the most titles. Becky Calzada, information and library services coordinator for the Leander Independent School District (TX), shares insight from her experience growing a successful digital collection that registers thousands of checkouts each month. Becky is joined by OverDrive Education’s Christina Samek, who’s worked hand-in-hand with schools across the country to deeply engage students and staff with eBooks, audiobooks and other digital resources. She shares proven best practices for serving reading and learning needs while maintaining a low cost-per-circ.
This list is not all-inclusive. Curated by Daniella Smith in a KQ Blog post "Resources for Learning about Educational Technology" dated 5/24/18.
|Educational Technology Websites|
|Class Tech Tips||https://classtechtips.com/|
|Education World: Technology||https://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/|
|Edudemic: Connecting Education & Technology||http://www.edudemic.com/|
|Edtech 4 Beginners||https://edtech4beginners.com/|
|Free Technology for Teachers||http://www.freetech4teachers.com/|
|International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Blog||https://www.iste.org/explore|
|Mighty Little Librarian (Tiffany Whitehead)||http://www.mightylittlelibrarian.com/|
|NeverEnding Search (Joyce Valenza)||http://blogs.slj.com/neverendingsearch/|
|School Library Journal Technology Archives||https://www.slj.com/technology/|
|Tech & Learning||https://www.techlearning.com/|
|The Ed Tech Round Up||http://www.edtechroundup.org/|
|The Innovative Educator||https://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/|
Great background article: Emrich, V., Senior, E., Ford, G., Hicks, L., & Riesett, B. (2019). Maryland’s Journey with OER. Knowledge Quest, 48(2), 36–41.
"OASIS offers users worldwide the ability to search a range of OER materials including textbooks, courses and corresponding materials, interactive simulations, public domain books, audiobooks, modules, open access books, videos and podcasts on a variety of topics — from anthropology to zoology. OASIS also is the only tool that allows users to limit searches by creative commons licenses or by faculty review."